I just wanted to do a quick write up of my experience at jQuery Conference Austin.
Overall, the talk went really well. I gave a talk on SimplePush and the need to bring push
notifications to the web. People really enjoyed my talk and demo which basically allowed
the audience to open my slides on their computer or mobile device and see the slides
transition in real time as I gave my talk.
I had a number of great questions but the one that came up a couple of times was security,
both in terms of registration as well as sending notifications. Admittedly, this is
lacking right now in our 0.8 release but I explained it is on our roadmap and will be
added soon. I also had a couple of people tell me it was their favorite talk of the
All of these reactions demonstrate to me that the community is much more interested in
innovation and new offerings than they are having some competing offering from another
company trying to keep up in the mobile space so let's make sure we continue the
innovation spirit in our future work!
I would also like to send one more special thank you to Dan, Bruno and Doug for their help
right up until the last minute making sure all of the services and servers I needed were
running at peak performance. I couldn't have had such a successful talk without them!
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