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iO JavaScript Virtual Meetup - The challenges of dynamic content in a static world

Posted on March 2023 By Callum Winchcomb

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iO are excited to bring you our latest JavaScript Virtual Meetup!

Invited to the session was Rob Humar, Head of Development at Dexerto, who presented a talk on ‘The challenges of dynamic content in a static world’.

Rob shared his insights and experience on how to effectively handle the challenges of maintaining high performance and scalability for a global website with a high volume of new daily content from a team of 100+ editors, while coping with millions of users on the front end.

Rob also covered:

How we handle continuously changing content while keeping optimum performance

Performant A/B testing in a static site environment

About Rob:

Rob Humar is a seasoned web development professional with over 17 years of experience, currently serving as the head of web development at Dexerto, the largest eSports and gaming news publisher in the US.

  • Rob leads a team of highly skilled developers who specialise in building and maintaining multiple large scale React websites that receive an impressive 60 million users per month. The team under his leadership is dedicated to implementing the latest technologies and code testing coverage to ensure high performance and scalability for the websites.

  • You can watch the full recording here:

  • iO Associates, tech and digital recruitment specialists, have always been a very active member of multiple Meetup groups across the UK. We’re really keen to help keep our community positive and engaged hearing from the best speakers on the topics of your choice so encourage you to share this with your team and the wider community.

  • This meetup is a community with the aim of bringing together JavaScript professionals nationwide through insightful and interesting talks. We hope you enjoyed the session, please get in touch at with any questions or suggestions on future virtual meetups.

  • In addition, if there’s anything we can help you with in regards to sourcing candidates or finding a new role, please do also ­­­­get in touch.­­­