Eric Bidelman

Frontend Engineer at Google working on the Chrome. Enjoy the ramblings.
  • Aug 15th, 2018

    Medium post Puppeteer’ing in Firebase & Google Cloud Functions

    Earlier this year, the Google Cloud team announced support for the Node.js 8 runtime in Google App Engine Standard. I had been stoked about…
  • Sep 14th, 2016

    Using http/2 for App Engine Local Development

    I’ve been using App Engine for many years to develop web apps at Google. Most of the open source projects I’ve worked on use it for its simplicity and scalability. A couple of examples are...
  • Aug 16th, 2016

    Observing your web app

    TL;DR: a dozen+ examples of monitoring changes in a web application. The web has lots of APIs for knowing what’s going on in your app. You can monitor mucho stuff and observe just about any type...
  • Apr 3rd, 2013

    Blink. Chrome's new rendering engine

    Chrome is departing WebKit as its rendering engine. This is big news for web developers, so I thought I’d write up my personal take on the matter. Please realize these are my own thoughts and...
  • Sep 13th, 2012

    Creating .webm video from getUserMedia()

    There’s a ton of motivation for being able to record live video. One scenario: you’re capturing video from the webcam. You add some post-production touchups in your favorite online video...

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