Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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Caolan McMahon covers the current state of offline support on the web, why offline is important, and discusses the design challenges posed by developing a first-class offline experience.


Caolan McMahon is an open-source developer and Director at Ground Computing Ltd, perhaps best known for the Node.js Async module and his work on CouchDB development tools. He's a specialist in offline-enabled and decentralised web applications.

About the conference

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Aug 21, 2014