JSFoo 2017

JSFoo is a conference about JavaScript and everything related.

About the conference: JSFoo is a JavaScript conference hosted by HasGeek.

Theme this year: The broad theme this year is going to be Building Reliable Web Apps. Please refer to the Topics section below for the subject of talks and workshops we are looking for.

Format

We are inviting proposals for:
Full-length 40 minute talks.
Crisp 15 minute talks.
Sponsored sessions, of 15 minutes and 40 minutes duration (limited slots available; subject to editorial scrutiny and approval).
Hands-on Workshop sessions, 3 and 6 hour duration.

Selection process

Proposals will be filtered and shortlisted by an Editorial Panel. Please make sure to add links to videos / slide decks when submitting proposals. This will help us understand your speaking experience and delivery style. Blurbs or blog posts covering the relevance of a particular problem statement and how it is tackled will help the Editorial Panel better judge your proposals. We might contact you to ask if you’d like to repost your content on the official conference blog.

We expect you to submit an outline of your proposed talk – either in the form of a mind map or a text document or draft slides within two weeks of submitting your proposal.

Selection Process Flowchart

You can check back on this page for the status of your proposal. We will notify you if we either move your proposal to the next round or if we reject it. Selected speakers must participate in one or two rounds of rehearsals before the conference. This is mandatory and helps you to prepare well for the conference.

A speaker is NOT confirmed a slot unless we explicitly mention so in an email or over any other medium of communication.

There is only one speaker per session. Entry is free for selected speakers. As our budget is limited, we prefer speakers from locations closer home, but will do our best to cover for anyone exceptional. HasGeek provides these limited grants where applicable: two international travel and accommodation grants, three domestic travel and accommodation grants. Grants are limited and made available to speakers delivering full sessions (40 minutes or longer). Speaker travel grants will be given in order of preference to students, women, persons of non-binary genders, and individuals for Asia and Africa first.

Topics

Updated (19 April 2017): We are currently looking for talks in the following topics:

Testing: Testing tools and strategies; test driven development and testing culture; continuous integration and testing workflows; and case studies around testing your application.

Performance optimization: Performance analysis tools and techniques; best practices for building performant applications; browser, NodeJS, and framework internals; network protocols; and performance case studies.

Debugging: Tools for locating and fixing bugs in JavaScript applications; real world post-mortems of bugs that affected your organization; and using telemetry for debugging.

Immutability, type checking, and alternative programming languages: Alternatives to vanilla JavaScript; functional programming and immutability; types and type systems; and real-world case studies of introducing alternative programming languages and tools in your organization.

Build tooling: Build tools and automation, including task runners, linters, JavaScript bundlers, CSS pre- and post-processors, continuous integration tools, static analysis tools, and optimization tools.

Crash and performance monitoring: Monitoring applications for crashes and performance issues while in production.

Commitment to open source

HasGeek believes in open source as the binding force of our community. If you are describing a codebase for developers to work with, we’d like for it to be available under a permissive open source licence. If your software is commercially licensed or available under a combination of commercial and restrictive open source licences (such as the various forms of the GPL), please consider picking up a sponsorship. We recognise that there are valid reasons for commercial licensing, but ask that you support us in return for giving you an audience. Your session will be marked on the schedule as a “sponsored session”.

Important dates

Deadline for submitting proposals: 15 June 2017

Conference dates: 15–16 September 2017

Contact

For more information about speaking proposals, tickets and sponsorships, contact info@hasgeek.com or call +91 76763 32020.

Note: We aren’t accepting any new talks.

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JSFoo is a forum for discussing UI engineering; fullstack development; web applications engineering, performance, security and design; accessibility; and latest developments in #JavaScript. Follow JSFoo on Twitter more

Shivang Shekhar

@geekyshiva

WebVR : Dive into another world on Web

Submitted Feb 2, 2017

Virtual Reality offers makers the chance to build new cutting edge experiences that no one has seen before. This hands-on workshop will supercharge your creation toolbox with Mozilla A-frame — the framework for building incredible experiences on the web in VR, and other exciting VR technologies and upcoming streams in VR like tiltbrush or a-painter. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about VR technology, storytelling, sound design, character/environment design, and animation to bring their own powerful world-changing ideas to life in a matter of hours.
Thsi talk will tackle the budding VR enthusiast in the conference and will help them to explore this market as its almost untamed and untouched , especially in India .
Expreience VR with Mozilla

Outline

A-frame is a Mozilla born and bred resource for the web community. This workshop would be an opportunity for makers to learn about A-frame, the open Mozilla community and be inspired to share their experiences with friends, in turn inspiring more development and more creativity on the open web.
In this workshop, you’ll:
-learn the basics of the A-frame webVR framework and know about building your stuff on the boilerplate
-make scene in virtual reality right away and view it in your browser/ mobile browser
-learn how to create experiences to see, move, and use controls in VR
-get resources for developing and prototyping your VR experiences
-get resources for taking, editing and exporting 360 video for VR viewing
-get resources for creating 3d in VR
- ambisonic sound creation and recording using simple recording deveices to put in your scene
-learn the basics of javascript, created by one of the founders of Mozilla
-learn how create awesome experiences to share with the world and the parent Mozilla Community

Requirements

Google Cardboards
Internet :P

Speaker bio

-A VR enthusiast and Guest Speaker on VR and related technologies at Mozilla Festival , London 2016
- Web Developer
- Game Programmer turned into VR Game developer
- Open Source Enthusiast
- Mozilla Contributor
I have been attached with Mozilla VR since the invoking of this Vr technology in 2014-15 and have worked and associated with the lead developer of this framework (A-frame)
I am also trained in Cinematic VR and production of VR films.
Linkedin Profile : https://in.linkedin.com/in/shivang-shekhar-bb2b2780

Links

Slides

https://gurumukhi.github.io/aframe-presentation-kit/#/

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JSFoo is a forum for discussing UI engineering; fullstack development; web applications engineering, performance, security and design; accessibility; and latest developments in #JavaScript. Follow JSFoo on Twitter more