November: Ember.js with Joe Fiorini

Please welcome Joe Fiorini as he travels from Cincinnati to speak to our group!  Also, our food sponsor (Beacon Hill) will be giving away an iPad Mini!  You must be present to win. 

Abstract

Let's face it. Writing large JavaScript apps is not easy. If you've ever used a lightweight MVC framework, you've likely felt more like a plumber than a developer. You've probably worked with UI code that is more wiring and cleanup than business logic. Ember abstracts away the hardest parts of managing mass amounts of JavaScript through its opinionated convention-over-configuration approach. In this talk, you'll learn how we saved time and energy by switching from Backbone to Ember.js. I'll explain how we've harnessed these conventions in a large real-time monitoring application to write code that is easier to understand. You'll come away from this talk with a richer understanding of how you and your team can stop being plumbers and build better rich javascript applications.

Bio

Joe is a developer with the heart of a designer. He usually codes in JavaScript or Ruby, but recently has started writing Haskell as well. In addition to running his own open source projects, he has contributed to projects such as Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, Bacon.js, RSpec, GitX and more. In the evenings he can be found usability testing everything in the house with his 2 year old daughter.

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  • Phil H.

    The demo god's and the font size made it hard to understand.

    November 12

  • Kevin T.

    Helpful as always.

    November 12

  • Kevin T.

    If anybody picked up an older macbook pro from the back row of chairs please contact me at cyclesax at gmail dot com.

    November 11

  • Kevin T.

    If anybody picked up an older macbook pro from the back row of chairs please contact me at cyclesax at gmail dot com.

    November 11

  • Steve C.

    If you are interested in Joe's slides and relevant code:
    git clone https://github.com/joefiorini/de...­
    cd demystifying-emberjs
    npm install
    bower install
    grunt build
    grunt server

    git clone https://github.com/joefiorini/em...­

    1 · November 11

  • Steve S.

    Looks like I'm going to be late.

    November 11

  • Tom Z.

    Drive safely fellow JavaScripters!

    1 · November 11

  • Paito A.

    Sorry! Weathers too bad to get there from Windsor :( #nexttime

    November 11

  • Mari

    Sorry have to work late. I really wanted to attend this lecture.

    November 11

  • Jonathan K.

    Ack, can't make it tonight. Somebody else enjoy!

    November 11

  • Brian G.

    Remider: This event is at Arbor Networks, with is just south of downtown. See map above.

    November 11

  • John H.

    looking forward to learning more...

    November 8

  • Brian G.

    Update: Our food sponsor, Beacon Hill, will be giving away an iPad Mini at this meeting! You must be present to win.

    November 8

  • Chuck

    This should be good ... Ember seems promising and less "magic" than Angular...

    2 · November 5

  • Brian G.

    We have confirmed that we can use Arbor Networks for this meeting, so I have bumped the RSVP count to 100. We can re-evaluate if it gets closer.

    October 25

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