Shopify’s Hydrogen Framework with Ben Sehl

Shopify’s Hydrogen Framework with Ben Sehl
Shopify’s Hydrogen Framework with Ben Sehl

A headless software program structure decouples the frontend, or the “head”, from the backend. This separation permits builders to handle the UI layer independently of the backend logic and knowledge administration.

Hydrogen is Shopify’s open-source headless framework for constructing customized storefronts. It’s React-based and is targeted on efficiency and versatile UI elements.

Ben Sehl is a Senior Product Lead at Shopify the place he works on Hydrogen and the storefront developer expertise. He joins the present to speak about his engineering background, the motivation for creating Hydrogen, Hydrogen versus the Liquid templating language, and far more.

You should definitely take a look at the 2024 Shopify Editions Dev Newsroom and Brochure.

Full Disclosure: This episode is sponsored by Shopify

Josh Goldberg is an impartial full time open supply developer within the TypeScript ecosystem. He works on tasks that assist builders write higher TypeScript extra simply, most notably on typescript-eslint: the tooling that permits ESLint and Prettier to run on TypeScript code. Josh commonly contributes to open supply tasks within the ecosystem akin to ESLint and TypeScript. Josh is a Microsoft MVP for developer applied sciences and the writer of the acclaimed Learning TypeScript (O’Reilly), a cherished useful resource for any developer in search of to be taught TypeScript with none prior expertise exterior of JavaScript. Josh commonly presents talks and workshops at bootcamps, conferences, and meetups to share data on TypeScript, static evaluation, open supply, and normal frontend and net growth.