TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a Principal Developer Advocate for Progress. TJ has over a decade of web development experience, including a few years working on the jQuery team. Nowadays, he spends his time helping web developers build mobile apps through projects like NativeScript.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Is Augmented Reality the Future?

English session - Intermediate

With the recent introductions of ARKit on iOS and ARCore on Android, developers are using augmented reality to create a new wave of innovative applications... as well as a lot of stupid apps no one uses.

In this talk we’ll look at where augmented reality came from, where the technology is today, and the AR industry is headed. Finally, we’ll look at how you can participate in the AR revolution and start building apps for yourself.

One Project. One Language. Three Apps.

English session - Intermediate

It’s 2019 and JavaScript can be used to build apps for virtually any platform. In this talk we’ll look at how to use NativeScript and React Native to build for the web, for native Android, and for native iOS—from a single codebase.

You’ll see some amazing demos of these projects in action, learn when using these projects is a good idea, and learn when using them is a not-good idea. Come learn how to use JavaScript to build multi-platform apps!