February 28 - March 1, 2013
Montreal, Canada

Building rich, real-time web applications

We have entered a new wave of web applications. Amazing user experience. Real time updates. Rich interactions.

In this talk, I will discuss the necessary foundations and best practices involved in building rich, real time web applications - as we do it successfully at Kicksend - with examples in Rails, Backbone.js and XMPP.

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Derrick Ko


Derrick is the first employee and product engineer at Kicksend - a Y Combinator backed company. Prior to that, he was a software engineer at Pivotal Labs, where he led teams and worked with clients ranging from startups to enterprises. A founder himself, Derrick started a company in Singapore right after college. He blogs about startups and product development at http://blog.derrickko.com.

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