Chronicles of a Web Developer: An Unexpected Journey to the Land of IoT - Intermediate

12th July 2017 in London at CodeNode

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What if your production line informed you, that undefined is not a function? Oops! Industrial settings such as factories are nevertheless the places where IoT is currently booming, and if you really want to make an impact, that’s where you want to be.

Jouni is a web developer, who was tasked to write a web UI for an old-school industrial product. Little did he know that the 3 years working on this would completely change his understanding of how adaptable a modern web technology stack really is, and how far you can push the boundaries of it.

In this talk you will learn what Jouni discovered about approaching large-scale IoT installations in practise, dealing with massive amounts of data and designing fully reactive systems. You will also hear why web technologies will rule the world of IoT, and why web developers will be the ones finally delivering actual value from it.


Chronicles of a Web Developer: An Unexpected Journey to the Land of IoT - Intermediate

Jouni Kaplas

Jouni is a web craftsman and minimalist who believes great code reads like a story. He finds beauty in creating solutions to stand the test of time. Jouni is known for ferociously attacking the difficult problems and showing no mercy for workarounds. He occasionally wears colourful socks to trick his colleagues at Futurice into thinking he's not an evil mastermind.