Automating the real world: an evolution in web development

A session at WDCNZ 2015

Thursday 23rd July, 2015

11:10am to 12:00pm (NZMT)

Whether it's a complex sensor network or an app that turns on your coffee machine, devices connected to the Internet are becoming more and more diverse. With simple connected hardware using an increasing percentage of web traffic, where does that leave the web developer? Are we still as relevant in an industry full of hardware without screens?

In this talk I'll demonstrate how a world full of connected hardware can be controlled using the same tools we use every day. I'll argue that web developers already have the skills and know-how to create hardware both for ourselves and for customers. As we go from writing the code to deploying to a server, everything should seem pleasantly familiar...

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James Macfie

Beer lover, code writer - more often than not at the same time. Currently working at @xero bio from Twitter

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Time 11:10am12:00pm NZMT

Date Thu 23rd July 2015


Main Room, Michael Fowler Centre

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