Highlights from the O’Reilly Fluent Conference in San Jose 2018

Watch highlights covering JavaScript, accessibility, privacy, and more. From the O'Reilly Fluent Conference in San Jose 2018.

By Mac Slocum
June 13, 2018
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Experts from across the web world came together for the O’Reilly Fluent Conference in San Jose. Below you’ll find links to highlights from the event.

Fixing JavaScript Date: A journey from Minneapolis to Microsoft, TC39, and everywhere in between

Maggie Pint explains how bad date support in JavaScript took her from making HR software to working as an Azure SRE.

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What’s cooking in the AWS kitchen? Recipes for a better web

Cherie Wong shares common developer pain points and recipes to solve them using AWS.

The parallel future of the browser

Lin Clark explains what browser vendors need to do over the next few years to ensure their browsers, and the web itself, meet upcoming demands.

It’s spelled “accessibility,” not “disability”

Scott Davis explains why accessibility should be just as important to you as a mobile design strategy was 10 years ago.

The freedom to configure is the freedom to make a better world

Cory Doctorow says the right to configure technology is the signature right of the 21st century.

Question and answer session with Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow fields questions on the future of the web, privacy, and net neutrality.

You are (w)here? Geospatial web dev off the beaten map

Focusing on a mix of artificial, scientific, and environmental sensing data, Aurelia Moser explores fantasy and farcical mapping.

The cost of JavaScript

Addy Osmani explains why JavaScript is the most expensive resource your site uses today—especially on mobile.

Can open source change the ratio?

Tracy Lee helps you think differently about how to increase diversity in technology with open source.

The coming era of privacy by default: Brave and the Basic Attention Token

Brendan Eich asks what it would mean to the web if we start building products, apps, and systems that are private by default.

Question and answer session with Brendan Eich

Brendan Eich shares his thoughts on the future of the web, cryptocurrency, browsers, and JavaScript.

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