Talks

Below is an overview of the talks that I have given at meetups and conferences.


July 23rd, 2020, Decoupled Days 2020

On our way to headless - A transition in progress

Practice is more difficult than theory, but theory can be difficult too. In this session I covered Open Social's ongoing project of moving from a coupled Drupal + Twig set-up to a decoupled project with React and ReasonML. What have we figured out already and what are still open questions for us?
October 30th, 2019, DrupalCon Europe

Multilingualism makes better programmers - a look beyond PHP and JavaScript

One of Drupal 8’s leading goals was to “get off the island”. We’ve made huge strides in adopting PHP standards and including other libraries to replace custom built solutions. However, in the day-to-day live of a Drupal developer we only touch one or two programming languages. In my talk I want to continue our journey of leaving the island by showing interesting developments of other programming languages and how we can use what they’ve come up with in our own use of PHP and Javascript.
November 28th, 2018, Twente.js Meetup

Beyond Javascript - Using the features of tomorrow

In this meetup of local Javascript developers, I presented in front of about 30 people. In my presentation I discussed some of the new features that are available in ES6 and how you can use these with Babel.
April 5th, 2018, DrupalJam

Maintaining a Drupal Module: Keep It Small and Simple

This DrupalJam 2018 session is about the work I have done towards the Drupal 8 2.0 version of the Real-Time SEO module. The talk is aimed at Drupal developers with an intermediate understanding of Drupal core APIs (most notably the Form API, Field API and Entity API).
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