On the eve of Christmas holidays, we’d like to invite you to the fifth 4front meetup to pick up a new piece of useful knowledge in frontend development. The event will be held  in the Imaguru business club (Minsk, Fabritsiusa Str., 4) on December, 23 at 19.00, thanks to the efforts and the initiative of the developers and management of XB Software company

4front #5 meetup for web developers

The speakers of 4front meetup #5 will tell you how to hunt bugs in frontend environment and how to work with JavaScript documents efficiently. You will also learn how to optimize web page load speed and rendering time. Besides, you will get to know how to create working tools for your project with the use of Chrome Extensions.

This time the speakers team is fully represented by XB Software employees.

Here is a list of presentations you can attend: 

1. “Rigorous optimization of web page load time

Dmitry Dudin (XB Software web-developer)

  • Why so slow? What’s wrong? A checklist of typical problems
  • Milliseconds = Money!
  • Tools for checking the optimal web page load time
  • Overall compression, client and server caсhe, pictures optimization, lazy loading, fonts and so on
  • How load time is percieved for mobile browsers.
  • How to speed up? A bit of magics with Google Pagespeed for Nginx and Apache.

2. “Bug Hunting in Frontend Environment”

Maxim Kozhukh (XB Software web-developer)

  • TDD, BDD and their efficiency factor
  • Fantoms and Gremlins –  dark guardians of quality
  • Defensive programming
  • Continious Integration in 5 minutes
  • Eliminating bug as production stage

3. “Work with JavaScript Documents”  

Dmity Radyno (XB Software web developer)

  • Text formats docx, doc
  • Table data in JavaScript xlsx, xls
  • Work with PDF
  • Cloud solutions

4. “Self-made Tools: Chrome Extentions for Working Projects”

Pavel Klimenkov (XB Software web developer)

  • If you’d like something to work well – do it yourself
  • Bug reports preproccessing with content scripts
  • Redirecting XHR from pageAction
  • Right network panel with Chrome DevTools.API

You are welcome to this frontend event to learn something new and share our festive mood!

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We also invite English-speaking developers to take part in 4front meetup. So, if you’d like to share knowledge with the Belarussian community of web developers, just let us know. Here is one of the videos from the previous meetup.