Phil Nash

Phil Nash

Developer Evangelist, Twilio

Session

Browsers behind your back

You’ve probably heard of the magic of a Service Worker when a user is offline, but what can we do for them when they get back online? We can take advantage of the Service Worker’s life outside of the page and start to perform actions in the background.

In this talk we’ll investigate the Background Sync API and the APIs that it depends upon, we’ll look at what you might use it for and see it in action. Once that is behind us we can take a peek into the future and even more background tasks with a look at the Periodic Sync API.

Level: Beginner

Biography

Phil is a developer evangelist for Twilio and a Google Developer Expert based in London. He loves building with APIs and can be found programming in a variety of languages including JavaScript, Ruby and Swift. Sometimes he makes his own beer, but he’s more likely to be found discovering new ones around the world.