Steve Grunwell

Open-source contributor, speaker, and electronics tinkerer

Two Talks @ Northeast PHP 2016

Continuing my streak of double conference talks, I’ll be giving two this August at Northeast PHP in Charlottetown, PE (Canada). Not only will this be my first time speaking at Northeast PHP, this will be my first international conference! :yey:

Taking the Web Offline

The internet is an amazing tool for sharing information with users all over the world, but what happens when “online” isn’t a guarantee? This was the question posed after 10up built an web-based product catalog for one of the world’s leading water technology providers. With a sales team of hundreds, how could we be sure that the sales materials were always available to the sales team, regardless of internet connectivity?

This session is a case-study on taking a web application offline, synchronizing JSON data and assets while maintaining a consistent user experience. Attendees will gain insight on the unique challenges of taking an app offline, as well as the technologies available and strategies for keeping data intact and the user experience seamless.

Professional Development for Professional Developers

The best and worst part about our chosen vocation is that there’s an endless amount of stuff to see, learn, and try and nowhere near enough time in which to do it. In an industry where “the new hotness” changes every week, what hope does a developer have of keeping up?

This talk focuses on the professional development of a professional developer. How do we continue to grow as professionals without getting totally overwhelmed with information? We’ll touch on the topics of stress, education, humility, and more.

If you’re able, please come out and join us for an awesome speaker lineup at Northeast PHP 2016!

Event details

Northeast PHP
Rodd Charlottetown Hotel
75 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PE
Canada August 4, 2016

Be excellent to each other.