Simon St. Laurent

Simon St. Laurent has spent most of his career explaining technology. He is co-chair of the Fluent and OSCON conferences, a Senior Editor at O’Reilly, and a web developer. He has written over a dozen books, including Introducing Elixir, Introducing Erlang, Learning Rails, XML Elements of Style, and XML: A Primer.


Episode 65 The Future of the Web Stack

Now that the web has new superpowers in the form of HTML & Javscript APIs, many engineers are rushing to the web, excited to use modern programming tools on the web platform. It seems there might be an emerging trend, however, to not understand or respect the web for its strengthens, and to toss out years of known best practices in the rush. Simon St. Laurent joins Jen Simmons to ask, what is going on?