HolyJS

December 10 - 11, 2017, Moscow
Radisson Slavyanskaya,
Europe Square 2, Moscow

It is guaranteed that all the talks will be on technical topics without any agile, scrum and team management stuff. List of topics:

  • Architecture of modern JS-applications;
  • Node.js: best practices, performance, memory management;
  • JS and ECMAScript specification;
  • The practice of ES6 and ES7;
  • Optimizing JS-applications;
  • Functional programming in JS;
  • Customers-server synchronization;
  • Application Testing;
  • Working with graphics (WebGL, D3.js, etc.);
  • Web API (Bluetooth, Network API, IndexedDB, Web Notifications, etc.);
  • WebAssembly;
  • JS engines;
  • JS on the devices;
  • Progressive Web Apps;
  • Desktop apps (Electron, etc.).

Speakers

Douglas Crockford

Douglas Crockford

Douglas Crockford was born in Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He turned his back on a promising career in television when he discovered computers. He has worked in learning systems, small business systems, office automation, games, interactive music, multimedia, location-based entertainment, social systems, and programming languages. He is the inventor of Tilton, the ugliest programming language that was not specifically designed to be an ugly programming language. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was an important and unexpected discovery. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s most loved data format.

Vitaly Friedman

Vitaly Friedman

Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. Originally from Minsk, Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany where he has discovered his passion for typography, writing and design. After working as a freelancing designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine, one of the largest online magazines dedicated to Web design and development. Vitaly is writer, co-author and editor of both Smashing Books. He is now working as the editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine in the lovely city of Germany, Freiburg.

Lea Verou

Lea Verou

Lea is currently busy doing research in Human-Computer Interaction at MIT CSAIL. She has previously written a bestselling CSS book for O’Reilly (CSS Secrets) and worked as a Developer Advocate at W3C. She has a long-standing passion for open web standards, and is one of the few Invited Experts in the CSS Working Group. Lea has also started several popular open source projects and web applications, such as Prism, Dabblet and -prefix-free and maintains a technical blog at lea.verou.me. Despite her academic pursuits in Computer Science, Lea is one of the few misfits who love code and design equally.

Martin Splitt

Martin Splitt

Martin is open source contributor and web evangelist by heart from Zurich with a decade experience from the trenches of software engineering in multiple fields. He works as a software engineer at Archilogic in front- and backend. He devotes his time to moving the web forward, fixing problems, building applications and systems and breaking things for fun & profit. Martin believes in the web platform and is working with bleeding edge technologies that will allow the web to prosper.

Gerard Sans

Gerard Sans

Gerard is very excited about the future of the Web and JavaScript. Always happy Computer Science Engineer and humble Google Developer Expert. He loves to share his learnings by giving talks, trainings and writing about cool technologies. He loves running AngularZone and GraphQL London, mentoring students and giving back to the community.

Mathias Buus Madsen

Mathias Buus Madsen

Mathias is a non-profit Node.js hacker based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He works full time on open source and in the Dat project, http://dat-data.com trying to build open tools to help scientists share datasets. Currently he maintains more than 400 modules on npm including a bunch of P2P and mad science stuff.

Slobodan Stojanovic

Slobodan Stojanovic

Slobodan Stojanović is a programmer and entrepreneur from Belgrade, Serbia. For the past five years he worked as a CTO and a partner at Cloud Horizon, small Canadian-Serbian company that builds web apps for startups mostly from North America. He is also an organizer of meetups in JS Belgrade community for two years. He has a lot of experience with JavaScript and loves to play with offline webapps, chatbots, serverless architectures and new things available in both browser and NodeJS. Also loves Open Source.

Thomas Watson

Thomas Watson

Thomas Watson is an open source Node.js hacker out of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a member of the Node.js Diagnostics Working Group and is the Node.js Lead at Opbeat — a JavaScript performance analysis and monitoring startup. He maintains over a 100 open source projects, enjoys working with mad science and implementing network protocols in JavaScript.

Minko Gechev

Minko Gechev

Minko is a co-founder of Rhyme.com and has a big passion for open source. He loves to experiment with theoretical computer science concepts and apply them in practice. Minko teaches, speaks and writes about JavaScript and Angular. Some of the projects he works on are his books “Switching to Angular 2”, "Getting started with Angular", codelyzer, the official Angular style guide, angular-seed and many others.