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Meteor Devshop + Presentation


Come join us again at what will become the monthly Meteor Toronto meetup. This event will be a chance to (mostly) code, get help or advice from others, and generally get up to speed and excel on our most favourite framework...

Meteor JS


This month:
Development guru and Meteor enthusiast Robert Lowe will be giving presentations about getting started with it, the basics, as well as some of the more advanced concepts.

This will be a chance to code, so bring your laptop or lug over that souped-up desktop. And we will have snacks, thanks to our sponsor... Kigono Property Management Software.

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Aproximate Agenda:
6:30 - Introductory proceedings + a note from our sponsor
6:40 - Quick discussion about Meteor's v1.0 announcement (w00t!)
6:45 - Presentation Part 1 - Basics:
     - Installation + quick look at an example app
     - Go over some of the basics, including: Meteor.Collection, Meteor.publish, Meteor.subscribe, Templates/Reactivity, Session, Server methods, Authentication ... (Some of these may be video presentations; we'll see)
7:15 - Questions + a small Break
7:45 - Presentation Part 2 - Advanced:
     - Working with jQuery, the Atmosphere package manager, and Modifying core packages, possibly 
8:15 - Questions + Discussions
8:30 - More presentations by Whoever Would Like*
9 - 11:00 - Coding, socializing, more coding, more socializing + Drinks

* We have all sorts of audiovisual connections at our disposal. If anyone wants to present something cool they've done with Meteor, or some nice snippet of related code, we'd be keen to check it out. Let's do that during the 8:30+ time-slot.
(If you are working on something but it's not yet ready, let us know ... perhaps you can introduce it at the next event. Thanks in advance.)

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It's going to be a great night and all skills levels will be represented, so don't be shy to come out and participate. Thanks, and see you there!

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