YYC.js is comprised of a group of Calgary web developers and JavaScript aficionados with a passion for open source software.  Our passion for software written in JavaScript stems from the ability to be extremely creative due to JavaScript's flexible nature.  NodeJS allows us to bring this creativity to the server side while also affording the ability to create large-scale performant systems.  Our group meets regularly to perform demos, provide tutorials, collaborate on open source software, and generally discuss the world of JS.

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Recent Meetups

  • June 17 · 6:30 PM

    Why Use a Framework?

    33 Scripters | 5.00 5.002

    This month we are going talk about why you might want to use a framework (or not), some of issues with building real products with them, and highlight some key features... Learn more
  • May 20 · 6:30 PM

    Optimizing Your JS Workflow

    36 Scripters | 5.00 5.003

    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... Learn more
  • April 22 · 6:30 PM

    NodeJS, like a boss

    50 Scripters | 4.50 4.507

    We have some big changes! This month we are moving over to the 3rd Tuesday of the month and partnering with Startup Calgary for YYCjs sponsored hack nights. This meetup... Learn more
  • March 27 · 6:30 PM

    jQuery 202 and web components

    40 Scripters | 4.50 4.503

    We had a great start into the year so lets keep it up and learn something new in March as well. This years meetups will be split into two parts. The first hour will be... Learn more
  • February 6 · 6:30 PM

    JavaScript - The weird parts

    52 Scripters | 5.00 5.006

    You did "some jQuery" but don't feel as if you know the ins and outs of JavaScript? Ever wondered what the deal is with that this thing? What is a promise and why should... Learn more
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    Lewis Sobotkiewicz
    "Generalist backend developer"
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    June 30
    "Newbie JS guy"
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    Antonio Cangiano

    "This was a great meetup, and I'm glad I was in town for it. David and Eric did a very good job."

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    Pascal Lambert Pascal Lambert joined
    June 24
    Pascal Lambert
    "Client + Server Software Developer"
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    Rafa Rafa­ joined
    June 21
    "Javascript Developer in Softonic (Barcelona)"
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    Daryl Rasmussen Daryl Rasmussen joined
    June 21
    Daryl Rasmussen
    "Really? Is this absolutely necessary? Ask me in person at the next meet up if you really want to know."
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    René Fournier René Fournier joined
    June 19
    René Fournier
    "I make web software, including GPS Police's HQ (www.gpspolice.­com) and www.lsdfinder.c­om."
  • New Member
    Justin Brown Justin Brown joined
    June 17
    Justin Brown
    "Aspiring coder. Co-Founder of Tinyplots.com. Co-Founder of Bikeroot.ca. Sustainability reporting consultant previously with the University of Calgary. Love cycling, crossfit, and craft cocktails."
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    Drew Drew­ commented on Why Use a Framework?
    June 17

    "I can't attend. I'm helping a friend move. Hope someone else can fill my spot!"

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