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 information 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 parts.

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 unbiased full time open supply developer within the TypeScript ecosystem. He works on initiatives 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 frequently contributes to open supply initiatives within the ecosystem akin to ESLint and TypeScript. Josh is a Microsoft MVP for developer applied sciences and the writer of the acclaimed Studying TypeScript (O’Reilly), a cherished useful resource for any developer searching for to study TypeScript with none prior expertise outdoors of JavaScript. Josh frequently presents talks and workshops at bootcamps, conferences, and meetups to share information on TypeScript, static evaluation, open supply, and basic frontend and internet improvement.