Presentations from 2019

Thursday January 31st, 2019 7PM

Ben Junya

Becoming a programmer without a CS degree & bootcamp free!

Non-traditional ways of getting into the field of programming and software engineering.

Mike Kerr

From WordPress to React while keeping everyone happy.

Getting my company, FabFitFun, off a monolithic WordPress app and on to React, a change I wanted to ...

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Thursday February 28th, 2019 7PM

Shawn swyx Wang

JAM Stack: The Total Victory of JavaScript

A lot has happened in the five years since Val Karpov coined the MEAN stack to describe "Full Stack"...

James M Snell

Having fun with HTTP/2 in Node.js

Fun stuff you can do with HTTP/2! Including some best practices and future plans of HTTP2 in Node.

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Thursday March 28th, 2019 7PM

Adam Smith

Get Over Yourself

A humbling look into Imposter Syndrome and realizing you’re not the only one. Getting comfortable wi...

Zev Youra

Narrative Visualizations

I recently left Google after ~4.5 years to work on some new projects. Since then, I've been spending...

Thursday April 25th, 2019 7PM

Ryan Dahl

A secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript built with V8, Rust, and Tokio

Deno is a new command-line program for executing JavaScript and TypeScript built using V8, Rust, and...

Alex Yankouski

Gaming in the Browser (Using Only The Platform)

Sharing his experience of creating his first small game using only WebGL and getting rid of pixi.js ...

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Thursday May 30th, 2019 7PM

Forest Toney

A Functional Journey: 2 Years of PureScript in Production

2 years ago we were looking to migrate away from a legacy Angular application. We evaluated React, E...

Forrest Akin

Functional Programming: A Guided Tour

Functional Programming is a programming paradigm that can help you reduce code complexity while impr...

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Thursday June 27th, 2019 7PM

Gerard O'Neill

Put Some Respek on My Name

This is a talk about all the problems that occur when programmers try to validate and sanitize names...

Angus Perkerson

11 Years of Having No Idea of What I’m Doing

Imposter Syndrome is okay. It’s okay to feel like you don’t know what you’re doing at your job, that...

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