Presentations from 2015

Thursday October 29th, 2015 7PM

Kyle Simpson

Coordinated Concurrency: Reactive (Observables) vs. CSP

A lot of hype is building recently around reactive programming (aka observables), which models inter...

Sam L'Ecuyer

Mapping LA: Building Immersive Apps with Geodata

There's an astonishing amount of geographic data out there. And there are a ton of ways to process i...

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Thursday September 24th, 2015 7PM

Patrick Gunderson

Generative art and music

There are some things that people do much better than computers. People emote and intuit ideas seemi...

Brock Whitten

We Don't Need No Stinking Browser - How to Build a CLI Based SaaS

Browsers are so 2015. The SaaS of tomorrow is fast, powerful, and most importantly, composable. We'l...

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Thursday August 27th, 2015 7PM

Wren Reynolds

Native Mobile Apps in Javascript - Just Add Cordova! (and a Pinch of Command-Line)

Apache Cordova, the free open-source engine behind PhoneGap, builds native apps from Javascript and ...

Brad Urani

Carefully Composing Logic: Functional JavaScript

Functional programming is the rage, but you don't need to learn a functional language to get started...

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Thursday July 30th, 2015 7PM

Reza Akhavan

My phone runs on JavaScript ;)

Have you seen FirefoxOS lately? This talk is going to re-introduce you to why it's not only cool to ...

Robbie dela Victoria

Don't Over React, ES.Next Component Guide

Get up and running with React and ES6 aka ES2015. Common design patterns, Common pitfalls, and more.

Nate Lubeck

Module of the Month: PostCSS

Module of the month is a segment that highlights one of the many npm modules that make Node.js so gr...

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Thursday June 25th, 2015 7PM

Bryan Hughes

Successfully Hacking in Your Spare Time

Hacking in your spare time is a lot of fun, but how do you actually finish that project you've been ...

Lawrence Lau

Scalable and Maintainable React

React is created for building large web applications with data that changes in response to actions o...

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Thursday May 28th, 2015 7PM

Eric Gradman

Data Painting: A graphical programming environment for making art with GPIO on the Intel Galileo

The Intel Galileo is a pretty powerful little board. It comes pre-installed with node.js, and you ca...

Bill Pierce

Building Intelligent Devices for the Internet of Things: Lessons Learned from the Chain Check Project

In 2014, Intel launched the Edison, a tiny single board computer targeting the Internet of Things (I...

Jacob Lowe

Module of the Month: Babel

Module of the month is a segment that highlights one of the many npm modules that make Node.js so gr...

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Thursday April 30th, 2015 7PM

Paul Frazee

Decentralized Databases, and the End of the Web Host

How do we synchronize user devices without using servers or central coordination? Join us for a disc...

Ben Coe

npm-Registry@2.0

npm has been in the process of rewriting their backend infrastructure. Ben, lead developer of the re...

Hung Q Tran

Module of the Month: keystone

Module of the month is a segment that highlights one of the many npm modules that make Node.js so gr...

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Thursday March 26th, 2015 7PM

Will Sentance/Tony Rizko

How launching Icecomm on HN created the most curious chat roulette ever (and how you can too)

Icecomm lets you take full advantage of WebRTC in under 10 lines of frontend javascript. Learn how t...

Calley Nye

UX for Developers

What good is it to make an app if no one will use it? This talk will aim to demystify the broad disc...

David Guttman

Module of the Month: ReactPivot

Module of the month is a segment that highlights one of the many npm modules that make Node.js so gr...

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Thursday February 26th, 2015 7PM

Buddy Sandidge

PhantomJS Under the Hood.

This talk goes into lessons learned from writing a sizeable PhantomJS application. We'll examine the...

Advait Shinde

Monitoring Applications with StatsD

StatsD is a generic, lightweight, flexible protocol/daemon that allows you to keep track of applicat...

Greg Cardoni

Module of the Month: Request

Module of the month is a segment that highlights one of the many npm modules that make Nodejs so gre...

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Thursday January 29th, 2015 7PM

Demetrios Papadopoulos

Lovefield: a powerful Javascript SQL-like database query engine for the web.

Lovefield is providing a feature rich, cross-browser database query engine built using IndexedDB as ...

Jason Farrell

How to effortlessly integrate Three.js into your projects

This talk will focus on how to add 3D animation to real-world projects. It'll cover the basics of ho...

Helior Colorado

Module of the Month: Sinon

Module of the month is a segment that highlights one of the many npm modules that make Node.js so gr...

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