Tools like jQuery have made event handling and ajax requests the norm. Promises are proving to be the next big thing to become widely used since their simplicity and power are so easy to understand. Promises can remove complex nested ajax callbacks with dependance management, help with client side caching and improve error handling. These learnings can be applied to your codebase now and immediately start reaping the benefits.
I have spoken at <a href="http://www.slideshare.net/STHayden/unlimited-power-with-chrome-extensions-26284293">a few local meetups</a> as well as numerous company talk. I am mostly new to speaking. This a new talk that I have not given before.
With BFA in design Stefan has been working on and building startups for 10 years as both a designer and developer. Stefan had reputation of getting stuff done and like to teach others how to get started on projects quick, maintain momentum and achieve results. Currently he is a front end developer at Shutterstock