Fronteers Amsterdam, is organised by a team of Fronteers who take on many other challenges such as workshops, regular meet-ups and an online job board.
Founded in 2007, Fronteers is the non-profit trade organization of Dutch front-end developers. Their goals include the professionalization of the trade, (improved) recognition of the front-end discipline, and improving the position of Dutch front-end developers in their companies and in the web design/development world in general.
Jake works in Google Chrome's developer relations team working on specs, implementations, and ensuring developers have the necessary tools to make their jobs less painful. He's a big fan of time-to-render optimizations, offline-first, progressive enhancement, and all that responsive stuff.
Paul is a Developer Advocate on the Google Chrome developer relations team working on getting all the web to work well on mobile. He is still really passionate about Web Intents and is working hard to define what comes after apps.
Rachel Nabors is an interaction developer, award-winning cartoonist, and host of the Infinite Canvas Screencast. She deftly blends the art of traditional storytelling with digital media to “tell better stories through code” at her interaction studio, Tin Magpie.