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jQuery in Action

  • Jul 17, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Q

Come on out and enjoy some free food and drink while you listen to some of your fellow jQuery fans share their experiences with jQuery. And enter to win a jQuery book, courtesy of Accelebrate.


Geoffrey Plitt, active standup comedian, former Google engineer, and CTO of comedy discovery engine discusses tips, tricks, and pitfalls his teams have learned while using technologies such as KnockoutJS, HeadJS, CoffeeScript, Slim, SASS, Middleman, various jQuery plugins, and Amazon Web Services. Plus he's funny.


Q is sponsoring a meetup space for us and providing food and drink.

Accelebrate is sponsoring a huge book giveaway! We'll be giving out over 20 jQuery books, courtesy of Accelebrate.


Parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for a reasonable rate. Avoid the parking structure behind 6080 Center Drive - it's very expensive.

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  • Stanley

    Very informative and I won a book too. How can you beat that?

    July 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    thanks natalie!

    July 18, 2012

  • Natalie M.

    You'll find a link to download Geoff's slides and the list of jQuery books in your inbox or here:

    July 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Natalie can you also post the book list and some of the comments you made about each one? In the market for three jQuery books now, one for beginner, one for expert, and one for a designer. Plz and thx!

    July 18, 2012

  • Natalie M.

    Geoffrey will be sending me his presentation and I'll be sending that out to everyone later. :-)

    July 18, 2012

  • Michael M.

    Very worthwhile meetup. Geoffrey passed on a bunch of fantastic tips and tools.

    July 18, 2012

  • Thomas G.

    Great space. The location was super convenient. Speaker was very knowledgeable and fun to listen to.

    July 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Here's the list of Geoffrey's "weapons":

    SLIM, SASS, CoffeeScript, CodeKit, Knockout, HeadJS, Proxino, PubNub, MixPanel, LiveReload, Codepen, WordMark, Waypoints, Zachleat BigText, FitVid.js, Skrollr

    Feel free to double-check that I spelled these correctly!

    July 18, 2012

  • Gregory D.

    Great info, great people, good sandwiches

    July 18, 2012

  • Peter K.

    Would it be possible for Goeffrey to post a list of the JQuery development "weapons" he talked about yesterday? I was listening and forgot to write down all 16 (?) in my notebook. I'm sure if we have the NAMES, we won't need links. We can look them up.

    July 18, 2012

  • Angus P.

    First meetup with you guys, and it was great meeting and talking to everyone!

    July 17, 2012

  • jendiamond

    I'll be coming from Echo Park if anyone wants to share a ride.

    July 16, 2012

  • Saba

    shaRon, I'm interested.

    July 7, 2012

  • shaRon

    looking for a car pool from santa monica anyone interested?

    July 7, 2012

  • Natalie M.

    We can have a debate about whether or not the proper name for the core jQuery library is 'desktop' jQuery or not, but so far I don't have any speakers for jQuery mobile for this meetup (yet). The August meetup will deal with jQuery mobile.

    July 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    is the talk going to focused around desktop javascript or mobile javascript?

    July 5, 2012

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