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Modern Patterns in Modular Software Architectures
modular software architecture
Presented at: Node Day NYC - 2019 — FinJS New York - 2019
Always Forward with Dan Shaw
frameworks backends api bff
Are we still BFFs? The Backend for Frontends model helped paved the way way for mass Node.js adoption and has defined much of full-stack development for the past few years. Now that divergent, monolithic platforms have been replaced by full-stack API backed services powered by Node.js, teams are finding the BFF model too limiting. We’ll explore alternative approaches? Does the BFF still have a place in our architectural toolkit? Is GraphQL the best answer?
Milliseconds to Millions - Benchmarking & Optimization for Fun and Profit!!
The past 10+ years of affordable and easy to scale cloud services & platforms has dulled our collective edge when it comes to matters of performance optimization and benchmarking our software creations.
Presented at: Full Stack London - 2017
Fast Secure Usable APIs in Node.js
Hack the North is the biggest Canadian hackathon being held at University of Waterloo.
Presented at: Hack the North - 2016
Build, publish and maintain modern OSS Node.js Packages
Building and publishing packages with ES2015/ES2016, covering everything from transpiler choices, testing, and publishing on npm.
Presented at: Toronto Node.js Meetup - 2016
Microservices Orchestration With Kong, Galileo & Gelato
api kong gelato galileo mashape
Building Microservices & APIs in Production, how to achieve orchestration harmony like a true maestro!
Presented at: NodeDay Amsterdam - 2016
RESTful Applications: Past, Present and Future
api rest hypermedia
From Egyptian gods to SOA, we’ll cover some API mythology, History and best practices, as well as cover the future of web standards and protocols and what that means for the APIs of tomorrow.
Presented at: Full Stack Toronto - 2014
API Love Story
api restful best-practice
From Egyptian gods to SOA, we’ll cover some API mythology, history and best practices, as well as cover the future of the web and what that means for the APIs of tomorrow.
Presented at: HTML Toronto - 2014
Automating Frontend Workflow
yeoman yo grunt bower
An introduction to automating frontend development workflows with Yeoman
Presented at: AngelHack Toronto - 2014
Community Driven Software Development
community process best-practice
Keynoting the PayPal DevCon 2019 sharing lessons learned from the Open Source world
Presented at: PayPal DevCon - 2019
Scaling Documentation and Team Practices
documentation process best-practice
How to scale your technology culture around documentation and inclusive community practices to support thousands of developers across a large Enterprise business all while going through a full digital transformation!
Presented at: GitHub Constellation Toronto - 2018 — GitHub Constellation Seattle - 2018
Beyond Agile: The Open Development Methodology
software process methodology
The Open Development Method is a summary of lessons learned in leading large teams around Agile, Scrum, Waterfall and other common methodologies.
Presented at: - — Canadian Tech @ Scale - 2016 — Big Data Toronto - 2016 — and more …