Christian Heilmann

⚡️ My closing keynote at Awwwards NYC 2016: A New Hope – the web strikes back

June 20th, 2016

Last week I was lucky enough to give the closing keynote at the Awwwards Conference in New York. Following my current fascination, I wanted to cover the topic of Progressive Web Apps for an audience that is not too technical, and also very focused on delivering high-fidelity, exciting and bleeding edge experiences on the web. […]

⚡️ Progressive Web Apps and our regressive approach

May 31st, 2016

Custom made, cute, but not reusable In the weeks following Google IO there was a lot of discussion about progressive web apps, Android instant Apps and the value and role of URLs and links in the app world. We had commentary, ponderings, Pathos, explanation of said Pathos after it annoyed people and an excellent round-up […]

⚡️ Google IO – A tale of two Googles

May 23rd, 2016

Disclaimer: The following are my personal views and experiences at this year’s Google IO. They are not representative of my employer. Should you want to quote me, please do so as Chris Heilmann, developer. TL;DR: Is Google IO worth the $900? Yes, if you’re up for networking, getting information from experts and enjoy social gatherings. […]

⚡️ ChakraCore and Node musings at NodeConf London

May 12th, 2016

Yesterday morning I dragged myself to present at NodeConf London in the Barbican to present. Dragged not because I didn’t want to, but because I had 3 hours sleep coming back from Beyond Tellerand the day before. Photo by Adrian Alexa I didn’t quite have time to prepare my talk, and I ended up finishing […]

⚡️ Turning a community into evangelism helpers – DevRelCon Notes

April 22nd, 2016

These are the notes of my talk at DevRelCon in San Francisco. “Turning a community into evangelism helpers” covered how you can scale your evangelism/advocacy efforts. The trick is to give up some of the control and sharing your materials with the community. Instead of being the one who brings the knowledge, you’re the one […]