Single Page Applications: the Web's Horseless Carriage

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Wednesday 17th September, 2014

3:35pm to 4:15pm (CST)

The web wasn't designed to be a platform for applications. The browser
wasn't designed to be an application run time. And yet, the web tuned
into the biggest, most universally accessible set of applications in
computing's short history and the browser has many of the features you
find in "native" application runtimes like iOS or Windows.

Despite this, most web application developers (and the tools they use)
are still hobbled by a mental model centered around the concept of a
"page". This talk will explore how we built this mental model, how
it's holding us back from creating the great experiences user's
deserve, and how, with the adoption of tools like Grunt/Gulp/Broccoli,
Bower/Component, and Ember/Angular/React, the development of web
applications will increasingly feel like the development of native
platform applications.

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Trek Glowacki

I helped start @workantile and currently make mischief with @GrouponEng. @emberjs core team. @paul_irish once called me 'a hero'. bio from Twitter

Single Page Applications: the Web's Horseless Carriage

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Time 3:35pm4:15pm CST

Date Wed 17th September 2014


Regency Ballroom B, St. Louis Union Station Marriott

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