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[Video] Single Page Apps at Amazon Scale

As we lead up to CascadiaJS 2019, I'm going to share the 24 amazing talks from 2018 here on dev.to. Sit back and enjoy the show!

Patrick Woo

Patrick Woo

Many modern web applications are built as single page apps (SPA), with the goals to scale the application for customers, increase developer velocity for feature development, and speed up new team member ramp up time. In this talk we will share top 5 lessons learn - in hindsight, what would we do/don’t do when building a large scale SPA.

Watch the talk on YouTube (16:25)

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In defense of the modern web

I expect I'll annoy everyone with this post: the anti-JavaScript crusaders, justly aghast at how much of the stuff we slather onto modern websites; the people arguing the web is a broken platform for interactive applications anyway and we should start over;

React users; the old guard with their artisanal JS and hand authored HTML; and Tom MacWright, someone I've admired from afar since I first became aware of his work on Mapbox many years ago. But I guess that's the price of having opinions.