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Valtech Meetup: The evolution of modern web development on monolithic platforms

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This is the first Valtech Paris front-end meetup. In this installment we explore the evolution of modern front-end development while working on CMS systems like Wordpress, Sitecore and Adobe AEM. We have two talks that offer insights in how to apply modern front-end on Wordpress and on what the future of application architecture could be with JAMstack.

# Talk 1
## Using modern front-end techniques to make your Wordpress set-up more scalable and fun.
By Geoffrey Casaubon

Working as a web developer in a corporate environment is not always easy. Monolithic platforms force web developers to produce code in a way that does not scale on the modern web. This talk will show how to use bleeding-edge technologies with platforms that are not meant for it. Using Wordpress as an example we will show how to achieve a component based headless system that scales like a charm (aka the quest of front-end nirvana...)

Geoffrey is a front-end developer from France working at Valtech_. He Started as a Wordpress developer and has since branched out to all aspects of front-end development. He enjoys building websites but also keeps time to go to concerts and build Lego.

# Talk 2
## JAMstack is the future. I think. Maybe.
By Tim Benniks

In this talk I explore the JAMstack concept. I will show you what I came up with after creating a proof of concept application with Netlify, Azure, Strava and Vue.js. JAMstack is a great approach to scalable, fast and secure web applications. Let's see if it lives up to the hype.

Tim is a web developer from Amsterdam who moved to Paris to explore the magical world of luxury clients and baguettes. He likes to build fancy websites, make music and cook food.

148 Rue de Courcelles · Paris
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