March 7-9, 2018
Montreal, Canada

Workers of the world, unite!

WebWorkers have been very useful for performing computation-intensive tasks in parallel, preventing browser lockup. Recently a new beast has appeared: the ServiceWorker. I will show how to use both WebWorkers and a ServiceWorker to add new features to the web development: rendering HTML from data without blocking the main thread, supporting offline mode, computation-intensive tasks.

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Gleb Bahmutov

Cypress.io

Gleb Bahmutov is JavaScript ninja, image processing expert and software quality fanatic. After receiving a PhD in computer science from Purdue University, Gleb worked on laser scanners, 3D reconstruction, and panorama-based virtual tours at EveryScape. Later Gleb switched to writing browser data visualization software at MathWorks. After a year, Gleb went back to the startup environment. Follow him at @bahmutov, read blog at http://glebbahmutov.com/blog/

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