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Workshop: Serverless: JavaScript's Journey to the Edge (Workers)

Location: Barrymore, 9th fl.

Duration: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Day of week: Thursday

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites

Cloudflare Workers provides a serverless execution environment that allows you to create entirely new applications or augment existing ones without configuring or maintaining infrastructure.  

In this workshop, Ashley Williams (one of the team members working on Cloudflare Workers) will walk you through how you can leverage Cloudflare workers to move application logic to the distributed edge.

Speaker: Ashley Williams

Core Rust & Rust Wasm WG Team Member

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Rust Core team. Rust and Webassembly WG Core team. WebAssembly and edge computation at Cloudflare.

Previously, worked on the Rust Programming Language and WebAssembly for Mozilla, and before that, wrote and maintained Rust and Node.js backend services at NPM, Inc. Rust core team member and leads the Rust community team. Founded NodeTogether educational Initiative and member of the Node.js Board of Directors. Invited expert to TC-39 representing the language learnability.

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Speaker: Steve Klabnik

Rust Core Team

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Steve is on the core team of Rust, leads the documentation team, and is an author of "The Rust Programming Language." Klabnik is a frequent speaker at conferences and is a prolific open source contributor, previously working on projects such as Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

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Proposed Tracks

  • Trouble-Shooting in Production

  • Disrupting Technology on Wall Street

  • Resilience vs Failure in Architecture

  • The Weeds of Distributed File Systems

  • Organizational Agility

  • Product & Customer Focused Teams

  • Just Culture (Blameless Culture)

  • Modern CS in the Real World

  • Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About

  • Machine Learning and AI in the New Decade

  • Evolving Java - Including K8s/Containers, Kotlin and Impact on AOT

  • Ethical Considerations in Software

  • Microservices and Scalability

  • Container Slinging

  • Native Compilation Is Back (A Look at Non-Vm Compilation Targets)