Adam L Barrett

Adam L Barrett

Adam L Barrett is a JavaScript and Front-End consultant at Bitovi, a contributor to open source, and avid bike-shedder. Adam believes, when writing conference bios, he should probably mention his two children, his love of movies and probably his hobbies, like hosting a board game podcast, to help the reader connect with him as a person, but ...well, that sounds sort of manipulative so Adam has chosen not to. Adam is above that.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Server-Side Rendering for any JS Framework

English session - Advanced

Server-Side Rendering (SSR) can offer huge benefits to initial page load performance and SEO, but most SSR techniques require you to change the way you write your front-end web apps to accommodate the SSR. We've created a technique to use Node.js to SSR your app without changing your source code and it works with any framework: React, Angular, Backbone, even legacy jQuery apps. Learn how it all works and start SSR'ing your SPAs and PWAs today!

The proper way to use JWTs for API Authorization on the web

English session - Intermediate

Using JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) for API Authorization can have awesome benefits over the more traditional session-ids approach: stateless verification/authorization, cross-domain and being client-side readable, but using JWTs on the web can be contentious. There is a lot of concern (and a lot of FUD spread) about using JWTs in web apps, specifically about storing the JWT in localstorage, but luckily there is a better way...

Montreal 2018 sessions