Node.js

Note: Pizza and drinks will be provided.

John Weis, of Ensequence, will discuss a smattering of topics on Node.js that are geared toward taking someone from never touching node to being able to deploy it.

  • download and installing
  • npm and the developer ecosystem
  • nvm (node version manager)
  • the node-dev module
  • the debug module
  • replify (adding a REPL to a working server, allowing users who can ssh to a server to inspect state of the server)
  • common frameworks (express [a popular web framework], socket.io [websockets]
  • other interesting uses of node (proxies, command line tools, streams)
  • how to run node on a server using upstart and monit

Bio: John Weis is a full-stack developer, using Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript / jQuery. He has a Bachelors in Computer Science from Neumont University. He is a Technical Lead at Ensequence in Dayton, OH, helping the team work on Node.js applications and Responsive Web Design.

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  • John W.

    Thanks everybody for the kind words! Hit me up on twitter if you get stuck with anything / have a question. Cheers!

    February 11, 2013

  • Nathan

    Hey folks, here is a link to John's slides for those who couldn't make it or didn't write it down.
    http://johnweis.com/static/learn_node/

    February 7, 2013

  • Keith E.

    John presented at his usual stellar standards and gave an informative and engaging presentation. Kudos!!!

    February 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for the great presentation John.

    February 6, 2013

  • Thomas K.

    Excellent! John Weis was superb at lecturing on node.js. It made me interested to try it out. Thank you for an evening well spent learning something new!

    February 6, 2013

  • bill c.

    Sorry I had to miss everyone. I was looking forward to meeting everyone. I'd still be interested in the slides or video from tonight if either exists. Hope to meet you all next time.

    February 6, 2013

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