Nico Martin

Nico Martin

Nico Martin is a self-taught web-developer and Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies from Switzerland. While working as a freelance frontend consultant, creative coding has always been his passion. And he shares this enthusiasm whenever possible in workshops, articles or talks.
Superwebapps: Rethinking Desktop Applications With Progressive Web Apps
React Summit 2024React Summit 2024
Jun 18, 14:11
Superwebapps: Rethinking Desktop Applications With Progressive Web Apps
Progressive web apps describe a whole new set of browser features that enable completely new ways of interacting with web applications.While originally intended as an alternative to mobile apps, we are seeing more and more desktop apps that rely on the web platform. Photoshop, Visual Studio Code, Squoosh, Clipchamp and the whole Google Office Suite are just a few examples of a growing number of completely web-based desktop applications - Superwebapps!.In this talk, we will focus on some of the new and exciting browser capabilities that allow us to create powerful React applications that make our daily lives easier. Of course, including tangible examples and an outlook on the browser roadmap.
useMachineLearning… and Have Fun with It!
React Summit 2023React Summit 2023
9 min
useMachineLearning… and Have Fun with It!
Machine learning is seen by many as the next step in artificial intelligence towards a new stage of human evolution. And thus helps us find new approaches to solving real-world problems. Phew... That sounds complex… And how is that supposed to be fun? Well, in addition to the big issues of our time, it is ultimately just another tool that we can play with. While it is important to first understand the core concepts of machine learning, we can quickly go way beyond that. Get ready for some unexpected examples of how to get started with machine learning in your React application!
WebBluetooth – the Missing Link
JSNation 2022JSNation 2022
24 min
WebBluetooth – the Missing Link
The WebBluetooth API finally closes the gap between the browser and devices around us. And that suddenly opens up a rabbit hole, in which we inevitably encounter a few hurdles - the story of a frontend developer dipping his toes into the IOT world.