Spike Brehm

Spike Brehm

Spike Brehm is a Sofware Engineer specializing in rich-client JavaScript apps at Airbnb. In over a decade of experience with JavaScript, he has seen its role on the web morph from novelty to basic building block.

He's currently prototyping the next generation of Airbnb's front end stack, and is busy open-sourcing Rendr: a library for building web applications that run on both sides of the wire, fetching data and rendering views on client and server, built on Backbone.js and Node.js.

Webcast: Integrating Browserify and Gulp with Sprockets
April 09, 2015
This webcast talk will tell a story about the open-source gem called 'sprockets-gulp' that we created to integrate Gulp and Browserify seamlessly into the Sprockets pipeline.

Webcast: In Pursuit of the Holy Grail: Building Isomorphic JavaScript Apps
August 07, 2014
In our experience building isomorphic JavaScript apps at Airbnb, we have found that the inherent challenges can be separated into two areas: Writing Isomorphic Application Code and Building and Bundling.

Webcast: In Pursuit of the Holy Grail: Building Isomorphic JavaScript Apps
February 11, 2014
In this webcast Spike will introduce some of the open source projects and tools that you can use today to build isomorphic JavaScript apps.