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Ryan J Salva

Ryan J Salva

JavaScript Developer

JavaScript developer, Apache Cordova committer, Visual Studio program manager, CrossFitter, sci-fi connoisseur and whiskey enthusiast. With over 15 years of experience in software development, it’s hard to find a corner of the web where he hasn’t worked, but the important thing to know is this: Ryan is a passionate storyteller with deep insight into market forces, technology, user experience and design. Today, he owns tooling for cross-platform mobile app development at Microsoft. Tomorrow, the world.


Simulating Plugins in the Browser

I'll talk about how and why you can continue develop in the browser even after you've added hardware-dependent plugins like the barcode scanner.


Creating the ideal Cordova dev environment

We'll geek out over strategies for managing Node + NPM, customizing the command line with bash scripts, tricking out your code editor with plugins, optimizing your edit/preview/debug development loop, choosing devices for your hardware library, and streamlining deployment with continuous integration/release.