Brett McGowan


Bret is a Developer Advocate for Serverless on the Google Cloud Platform team at Google, focusing on serverless products like Google Cloud Functions, App Engine, Firebase, machine learning APIs, and more. He's currently an aspiring Node.js developer. Prior to Google, Bret worked as a software engineer in the cloud industry at Rackspace. He's often on the running trail, volleyball court or kickball field. Bret lives in New York City and earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from Texas A&M University. Reach Bret on Twitter at @bretmcg.

Talk: Serverless with Google Cloud and Firebase

Come learn what serverless means for Google Cloud and Firebase, and how we’re building tools beyond Functions-as-a-Service to help you create powerful serverless applications. With live coding and live demos, Bret will cover Google Cloud Functions and Firebase, Google’s serverless backend for mobile and web developers. Firebase can help you add powerful features to your applications, with everything from real time data updates, user authentication, monetizing your apps, and more. Learn how to leverage the power of Google to quickly build autoscaling apps - all without managing servers or application runtimes.

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