August - Research, Amplify and the serverless web
Date: 28th August 2019
Time: 18:45 - 20:30
This month we have Chad Gowler talking about how developers can get involved in user research, Tom Hanson talking about AWS Amplify, and Phil Hawksworth will be talking about why he loves the JAMstack.
Prize draw prizes
- 2x 1-year Jetbrains license
- 3x Modern Web Development on the JAMstack book
Working Through The Problem: How Developers Can Get Involved With Research
We talk a lot about user research being a “team sport” but this doesn’t always work out in reality. It can be tricky for non-researchers to make time in their schedules on something not seen as their “day job”.
This talk is about why taking part in user research is a vital task for developers, ways you can start talking to dev teams and managers about making space in sprints for research, and how analysis can create a better product. We will also look at how to do research without a researcher effectively and where even small amounts of research can yield important insights.
Bootstrapping your app with AWS Amplify
In the past, Amazon Web Services (AWS) was most commonly used by DevOps engineers who focused on leveraging services for application development. However, with recent developments for web and mobile services, this has changed and you can now streamline your application development workflow. In this talk, we'll explore how AWS Amplify can be used by nearly any level of developer to connect Cloud services to your app - all in just a few lines of code.
Are you being servered? — Exploring a serverless web
Personally I love this approach. And I want to explain why.
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