What the Data Says: Emerging Technical Trends in Front-End and How They Affect You

Over the last 30 years of web development a predictable cycle has appeared in the adoption, commoditization and eventual abstraction of major new technical trends in web development. This talk will outline how the cycle works, and use data from over 16,000 responses to surveys of web developers to identify the key trends in front-end development that are happening right now, and what the data hints may be coming next.



Laurie Voss

Data Analyst @Netlify

Laurie Voss has been a web developer for 26 years and is passionate about making the web bigger, better and more accessible to users and developers alike. Previously the co-founder of npm, Inc. he currently works as a data evangelist at Netlify, gathering strategic data about trends in the web development industry and relaying them to the web development community.

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Wednesday Nov 30 / 11:40AM PST ( 50 minutes )


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