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VegasJS #23 - Orion

6:00 - Group Matters (15 min)

• Agenda overview

• Quick Introductions

• Review meetup notes

6:15 - Game Development Concepts in Web Development - Michael Keating (20 min)

Treating user experiences like game design, web pages like level design. Learning to better engagement from an engaging media.

• Treating users like heroes, not bad guys

• Game design is more than orcs and goblins

• How to make the internet more fun

6:35 - Break (10 min)

Because we need some chaos sometimes

• Use the potty

• Chit Chat

• Grab the projector and do a quick demo/share on something interesting related to JS

6:45 - Introduction to AngularJS - Terrence Carroll (20 min)

• Why AngularJS? Comparison of JavaScript Frameworks

• Declarative UI, Data-binding, Repeaters, Directives, & Filters

• MVC, Dependency Injection, Testability, & Modules

• Services & Providers

• Getting Started Resources


7:00+ For those who can't get enough, we’ll grab some food/beers at nearby

• The Beat

• Gold Spike

• Insert Coins


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  • Terence C.

    Here's the presentation slides and code from Tuesday:

    1 · September 21, 2013

  • Terence C.

    Here's the link to Learn AngularJS this Weekend: I'll post my slides and code later today.

    2 · September 21, 2013

  • Julian

    Awesome thanks for a great first meetup! Looking forward to attending future ones.

    September 18, 2013

  • Kel

    Great audience, good questions, great speakers ;)

    1 · September 18, 2013

  • Rachel

    Where is the best place to park? This will be my first VegasJS meeting and I'm not super familiar with the parking in this area.

    September 17, 2013

    • Kel

      All of the "paid" spots are usually free after 5pm I think? You can park in the church parking lot behind wip, too

      September 17, 2013

  • DeShawn W.

    Hey Guys, we are not in the classroom today, we are in the "garage" across from the classroom.

    September 17, 2013

  • George

    Howdy y'all. If a location is needed for this meetup, let me know. Happy to host here at Raster Media! See ya!

    September 9, 2013

    • DeShawn W.

      always looking to try out new locations, ill DM ya

      September 10, 2013

  • DeShawn W.

    Hey ya'll, we are going to see if we can do meteorjs next meetup :)

    1 · September 10, 2013

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