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Ryan Roemer

Senior Architect & CTO

Ryan is the CTO and co-founder of Formidable. Technically, he architects full-stack web applications, backend Node.js services, and highly available cloud infrastructures. Ryan leads development groups ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 engineering teams.

Jetpack: trace your way to faster and smaller Serv ...

Want faster-than-ever-before packaging speeds combined with the smallest possible bundle size for your Serverless Framework application? Come meet the ...

Jetpack: multiple engines for your Serverless pack ...

The 'serverless-jetpack' plugin continues its mission to make Serverless Framework packaging and deployment rocket-fast with new features including pa ...

Jetpack revisited: Even faster Serverless packagin ...

After introducing the 'serverless-jetpack' plugin two weeks ago, we took the entire problem back to the drawing board and came up with an even faster ...

Jetpack: blazingly fast Serverless packaging and d ...

The Serverless Framework is amazing, but can become incredibly slow to package and deploy applications as projects grow. We introduce the 'serverless- ...

Locking down AWS Serverless applications, the righ ...

Backend services built with the Serverless Framework on AWS Lambda are enormously popular and powerful, but unfortunately often difficult to secure in ...

Finding and fixing duplicates in webpack with Insp ...

Needlessly duplicated dependencies produce larger, slower web applications. Let's embark on a deep dive into how npm and webpack work, see how ineffic ...

Introducing Publish-Diff

Publishing JavaScript projects to the npm registry is an exercise that, while commonplace, is often opaque to developers and fraught with peril. The o ...

Backbone.js with React Views

On Nov. 18, 2014, I presented a talk on “Backbone.js with React Views” at the inaugural Seattle ReactJS Meetup. Backbone.js Backbone.js powers some of ...

Making JavaScript Tests Fast, Easy, & Friendly

A few weeks ago, I presented a talk on “Making JavaScript Tests Fast, Easy, & Friendly” at the CascasdiaJS 2014 conference in Portland, OR. The talk l ...