Past Meetup

JAMstack London

This Meetup is past

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Details

This is the London chapter of the JAMstack community meetups.

We'll hear about what the JAMstack is and how it can be used. And we'll open the discussions on interesting trends in modern web development techniques.

Bring a smile and an eagerness to talk about new ways to approach web development.

Doors open from 6:30pm ready for a 7pm start

Outline (from 7pm):

- Welcome and introduction to the group
- Talk 1: About the JAMstack by Pedro Duarte (30 minutes)
- Talk 2: Serverless Speedtracking, by Eduardo Bouças (30 minutes)
- Refreshments
- Talk 3: (Ec)Static Commerce - building an e-commerce page with Gatsby, Netlify, and Stripe, by Thorsten Schaeff (30 minutes)
- Thanks, discussions and socialising

The speakers

Pedro Duarte (@peduarte) is a lead front end developer at Fathom in London, building cool stuff for the financial industry. Interested in JAMstack, design systems, good DX/UX and under engineering.

Eduardo Bouças (@eduardoboucas) is a firm supporter of an open, free and independent world-wide web, and an advocate of open source software. He's Principal Engineer at DADI, making all-round awesome things with a strong focus on API-first back-end and front-end systems, and the principle of COPE. Eduardo also maintain a few open-source projects and is the creator of the StaticMan JAMstack commenting system.

Thorsten Schaeff (@thorwebdev) is a Customer Engineer and Developer Advocate at Stripe working with some of the world's largest marketplaces as well as open-source e-commerce platforms. Stripe's goal is to enable great payment experiences by providing delightful developer experiences and tools. Do you enjoy enabling other developers to build cool things? => https://stripe.com/jobs#customer-engineering

Logistics

Venue access - The meetup will be hosted at Huge's offices (Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/fcqtVikHPtE2) between Old Street and Moorgate in London. The venue has stair free and lift access including access to the toilets. There will also be sufficient room in the presentation space for wheelchair access if required.

Toilets - Sadly we are not able to provide access to gender neutral toilets in this space, but we will state a policy that attendees should make use of the toilets that they feel most comfortable using, and that all attendees must be aware and accepting of this policy.

Refreshments - Huge, our generous venue sponsors, are also providing refreshments. These will include non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. please be aware that we are not providing a full meal, so please plan accordingly if you are concerned of rumbly tummies.

Closing - We expect to conclude the event at approximately 9:30pm. After which, many may choose to venture to a nearby pub for further conversations.

Recordings - The talks will be videoed for publication. We will record from a fixed video location and will describe what is in shot for the attendees, should they wish to remain out of shot throughout.