Backbone.js Hack Session

Come hack on Backbone.js projects!  Spike Brehm of Airbnb will kick it off with a short talk on Airbnb's experiences with Backbone.  The rest of the evening is open for hacking on projects together - bring your own or some ideas.  Those just beginning with Backbone.js as well as experts are welcome to join.


6:00 Food & drinks, meet fellow Backboner's

6:30 Introduction & a talk by Spike Brehm of AirBnb

7:00 - 9:00 Open hackfest- work on projects with others

A huge thanks to our sponsors listed below!  If you're in the market for a job, they'd like to chat.

Food will be provided by Rotunda Software:

Rotunda Software is a close-knit, totally self-funded organization that has spent over 10 years creating scheduling software for non profits.  We love what we do, in part because we blaze the trial in our chosen niche. We're on our way to revolutionizing the volunteer management space, as we have with the scheduling space, and we need a great front-end, javascript / backbone.js developer (maybe you?) to help. If serving non-profits while making good money appeals to you, visit our website and get in touch.

And the venue and drinks will be provided by Atlassian:

Atlassian products help innovators everywhere plan, build and launch great software. More than 22,000 large and small organizations – including Citigroup, eBay, Netflix and Nike – use Atlassian’s issue tracking, collaboration and software-development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time. Learn more at and check out our open positions.

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  • David B.

    Hi Spike - Where can we find slides from your talk?

    Thanks for all the awesome info / tips!

    October 5, 2012

  • Alex B.

    Great talk, really enjoyed the space as well. Thanks!

    October 5, 2012

  • Suyash J.

    There is also a class going on for beginners of backbone, I'll be going there, you guys should check it out:

    October 4, 2012

  • Sharon M.

    Yeah, what Mark said! Waiting list, any chance?

    September 29, 2012

    • Connor W.

      Definitely did. Just enabled an auto waiting list. Join and you'll get a spot if someone cancels.

      September 29, 2012

    • Sharon M.

      Done, thanks!

      September 29, 2012

  • mark d.

    Damn. This sucker filled up in a hurry.

    September 29, 2012

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