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By Lee Robinson

VP of Developer Experience ▲ Vercel. Helping developers build a faster web. Teaching about web development, serverless, and React / Next.js.

VP of Developer Experience ▲ Vercel. Helping developers build a faster web. Teaching about web development, serverless, and React / Next.js.

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Reactathon Keynote + Hiring for DevRel

Conferences in person are back. And just spending time with humans in real life is also generally back. Exciting times. So far this year, I’ve stopped by San Francisco a few times, New York, Denver, and Miami. Next up, I’m headed to Austin and shortly after b…

 
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Launch days are the best days

Aiming for sub-100ms load times globally with a server-rendered application. What would the architecture and infrastructure look like?Let's talk about latency. You can’t beat the speed of light, so the first requirement is to place your code physically closer…

 
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Vercel $150M Series D at $2.5B valuation

I wrote a post Rust Is the Future of JavaScript Infrastructure, which now has over 80,000 views and hit #1 on Hacker News.I recorded a new video Should you learn JavaScript before React?I recorded a code walkthrough for leerob.io (Next.js / Tailwind / Prisma …

 
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Next.js Conf – Behind the Scenes

Virtual events are the final boss for DevRel. It's the ultimate combination of community and content creation. On the community side, there's over 60,000 folks registered to hear talks from 40+ of the brightest minds in the Next.js community. On the content s…

 
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Next.js 11.1, SWR 1.0, oh my!

I made a new video on Fauna + Next.js, showing how to fetch data from a GraphQL API with Next.js and then deploy to the edge with Vercel.I wrote a Twitter thread about using databases in Edge & Serverless environments. I'm working on turning this into a l…