Developer Speaker Series

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Monday May 9

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Developer Speaker Series Intro

9:00am PDT

Join members of the Cloudflare Community team for an overview of the day's talks.

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Platform Week - Speaker Series - Caitlyn Greffly
The Bootcampers Companion with Caitlyn Greffly

9:30am PDT

In her recent book, The Bootcamper's Companion, Caitlyn dives into the specifics of how to build connections in the tech field, understand confusing tech jargon, and make yourself a stand out candidate when looking for your first job. She'll talk about some of the top tips and share a bit about her experience as well as what she has learned from navigating tech as a career changer.

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Platform Week - Speaker Series - Colby Fayock
Engaging Ecommerce with the Visual Web with Colby Fayock

10:00am PDT

Experiences on the web have grown increasingly visual, from displaying product images to interactive NFTs, but not paying attention to how media is delivered can impact Core Web Vitals creating a bad UX with slow loading pages, hurting your store’s conversion and potentially losing sales.

How can we effectively leverage media to showcase products creating engaging experiences for our store? We’ll talk about media’s role in ecomm and how we can take advantage of it while optimizing delivery.

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - Debbie O'Brien
Testing Web Applications with Playwright with Debbie O'Brien

10:30am PDT

Testing is hard, testing takes time to learn and to write, and time is money. As developers we want to test. We know we should but we don't have time. So how can we get more developers to do testing? We can create better tools.

Let me introduce you to Playwright - Reliable end-to-end cross browser testing for modern web apps, by Microsoft and fully open source. Playwright's codegen generates tests for you in JavaScript, TypeScript, Dot Net, Java or Python. Now you really have no excuses. It's time to play your tests wright.

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - Rob Sutter
Building serverless APIs: how Fauna and Workers make it easy with Rob Sutter

11:00am PDT

Building APIs has always been tricky when it comes to setting up architecture. Fauna and Workers remove that burden by letting you write code and watch it run everywhere.

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - John Feminella
Business context is developer productivity with John Feminella

1:30am PDT

A major factor in developer productivity is whether they have the context to make decisions on their own, or if instead they can only execute someone else's plan. But how do organizations give engineers the appropriate context to make those decisions when they weren't there from the beginning?

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Tuesday May 10

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Developer Speaker Series Intro

9:00am PDT

Join members of the Cloudflare Community team for an overview of the day's talks.

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - Brian Rinaldi
On the edge of my server with Brian Rinaldi

9:30am PDT

Edge functions can be potentially game changing. You get the power of serverless functions but running at the CDN level - meaning the response is incredibly fast. With Cloudflare Workers, every worker is an edge function. In this talk, we’ll explore why edge functions can be powerful and explore examples of how to use them to do things a normal serverless function can't do.

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Platform Week - Speaker Series - Sunil Pai
10 Things I Love About Wrangler 2 with Sunil Pai

10:00am PDT

We spent the last six months rewriting wrangler, the CLI for building and deploying Cloudflare Workers. Almost every single feature has been upgraded to be more powerful and user friendly, while still remaining backward compatible with the original version of wrangler. In this talk, we'll go through some of the best parts about the rewrite, and how it provides the foundation for all the things we want to build in the future.

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - Henri Helvetica
L is for Literacy with Henri Helvetica

10:30am PDT

It’s 2022, and web performance is now abundantly important, with an abundance of available metrics, used by — you guessed it — an abundance of developers, new and experienced. All quips aside, the complexities of the web has lead to increased complexities in web performance. Understanding, or literacy in web performance is as important as the four basic language skills. ‘L is for Literacy’ is a lively look at performance lexicon, backed by enlightening data all will enjoy.

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - Greg Brimble
Cloudflare Pages Updates with Greg Brimble

11:00am PDT

Greg Brimble, a Systems Engineer working on Pages, will showcase some of today's announcements live on Cloudflare TV. Tune in to see what is now possible for your Cloudflare Pages projects. We're excited to show you what the team has been working on!

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Platform Week 2022 - Speaker Series - James Ross
Migrating to Cloudflare Pages: A look into git control, performance, and scalability with James Ross

11:30am PDT

James Ross, CTO of Nodecraft, will discuss how moving to Pages brought an improved experience for both users and his team building the future of game servers.

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