Optimizing Your JS Workflow

This month we are going learn some tips on how you can utilize modules and optimize your JS workflow.

This meetup will be split into two parts. The first half-hour will be about a beginner focussed topic and in the second part we will step it up a notch and do something more advanced. This time:

1) Modules & Build Tools

• AMD + RequireJS

• Component + Makefiles

• Browserify

• Grunt

• Gulp

2) Using Gulp + Browserify

• Setting up Gulp with Browserify to load our modules into Instaface

We will live-stream both sessions on our Google+ account.

Links

Live Stream

Slide Deck

Code

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The creator of browserify has been writing a handbook for browserify. There's a lot of good information inside about best practices, philosophy and testing, with more and more content being added daily it seems.

    https://github.com/substack/browserify-handbook

    May 23

  • Noah P.

    Great talk. So much stuff happening in JS. It can be daunting all of the options to choose from, but it's exciting how many different libraries and capabilities are coming forward! Thanks for the informative evening.

    May 21

  • Kris R.

    Great talk and love seeing the Javascript community in Calgary grow.

    May 21

  • A former member
    A former member

    I really enjoyed the talk on the various module loaders and package managers. The JS landscape changes fast and it's always nice to get a good sense of what's out there and is worth using in a short period of time.

    May 21

  • Elmer E.

    Changed my RSVP. Can't come tonight, have to take care of someone. I'll watch online though.

    May 20

  • Steve M.

    The universe is AGAINST me attending any Meet ups!!!!!

    May 20

    • Eric K.

      Steve, just tell the universe to screw off! No worries. As usual the resources will be up.

      May 20

    • Steve M.

      That my friend is my consolation.

      May 20

  • Andrew B.

    Looking forward to seeing all your pretty faces tonight. Remember, pizza and beer are covered folks! Big thanks to local startups Vogogo and PetroFeed for that, give them some looooove. Both are hiring.... See yeah at 6:30pm!

    May 20

  • Tys von G.

    This looks really interesting, unfortunately will be in Vancouver this week. Please share any slides/resources!

    1 · May 1

    • Eric K.

      Absolutely! As always the links to the slide deck, video and code are at the bottom of the meetup description.

      1 · May 18

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