DevDays Europe 2019


May 14-16, 2019

Niels Leenheer,
The Netherlands


Niels is a self-professed browser geek. He has been hooked on browsers ever since somebody showed him the original Nexus browser on a NeXT Cube back in the dark ages of the internet. Niels is the creator of and runs one of the largest Open Device Labs in the world. For his day job Niels is CTO of Salonhub and creates web applications for hair salons.


Fun with Bluetooth

Time for JavaScript to get physical. With WebBluetooth the Chrome browser can actually take control of all kinds of physical devices in the real world like lightbulbs, robots and even drones. And nowadays you can even run JavaScript straight on microcontrollers and even little Bluetooth beacons. This talk will teach you the basics that you need to get started and give a peek at some more advanced topics like building your own Bluetooth devices using just JavaScript.