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Re: Fwd: [trianglejs] Javascript Conferences

From: Greg D.
Sent on: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 3:52 PM
Re: speakers, may be worth considering a BarCamp approach.  Lower
organizational overhead, and I suspect there are a lot of folks in the
area that would be willing/able to contribute to such a format.


On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Roger Austin <[address removed]> wrote:
> ---- Seva <[address removed]> wrote:
>> Based on the responses I got on the mail and number of people I was able to
>> get into my Google+ circle, I realize that there may not be enough interest
>> to have a conference in Javascript in triangle area.
> You must have not attended the JS conference that Rebecca Murphey put on in
> Durham a few years ago since there were about 150 people there that would
> probably disagree.
> The initial issue is getting some sort of person (like Rebecca) or group (like
> TriangleJS) who will decide to organize something. It is a great deal of work
> to put on a conference, but does it need to be done? There are a lot of
> conferences around the US for someone serious about JS. TXJS
> <http://2011.texas...;­, JSConf <http://2011.jscon...;­, etc.
> looked incredible.
>> This brings into focus the observations/comment­s made by one of the veteran
>> conference conductors during the late JS meetup. May be triangle area does
>> not have a critical mass for JS today! Lets hope that our area reaches that
>> critical mass and will have a big enough community that accepts JS in their
>> development environment.
> Most people have JS in their development environment, some more than others.
> Most of them want to learn new things, especially if it is a local conference
> and at a reasonable cost. As for NCDevCon, an initial list of speakers and
> topics are out now on the web site if you are interested.
> <http://ncdevcon.c...;­
>> Given that the JS is now available on the server side, my prediction is that
>> it will become a defacto web language. Communities that adpat to JS are sure
>> to benefit from it.
>> I am migrating to Node.JS. Just curious to know if  there are any other
>> groups or individuals working with Node.Js!
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