Past Meetup

First AngularJS Melbourne Meetup

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L33/530 Collins Street · Melbourne

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Our first Melbourne meetup. Come along and hear about the amazing AngularJS framework and meet other enthusiastic developers.

There will be pizza and beers at the event!

Meet our speakers:

Andrew Greig, User Interface Team Lead at Sherpa Systems

Andrew has a love for web technologies and has a very strong design and UX background. He is currently leading the redesign and development of the Sherpa HRIS/platform. Before that he worked at 99designs and Isobar.

Talk: "The Angular way"

• What is AngularJS and why should I use it

• How does it compare to jQuery/Vanilla JS

• Getting past the learning curve

Brett Uglow, Front End Engineer at Odecee

Brett spent all his professional life working on interaction design and software development. He comes from a technical background but has strong empathy for "the user". He has worked in the telecommunications, financial and logistics industries for most of his career, drifting between software development, UI design, UX and currently, front-end engineering. He has recent experience in using AngularJS for mobile web applications.

Lightning Talk: CMS + Angular on mobile: Australia Post case study

This is mid-level complexity talk. This is mid-level complexity talk. Brett will be walking through how Angular was used to solve key problems.

• Why AngularJS?

• Integrating with a CMS

• Organising code

• Caching

• End-to-end testing debug/production builds

• Accessibility & form validation

Alexander Burakevych, Senior Software Engineer at Australia Post

Alexander is a web developer passionate about technology and innovation. He has started using AngularJS more than 2 years ago, since it was 0.x version and felt in love with it. He has designed and implemented mission critical web applications for the mining industry using AngularJS and it's now deployed to more than 200 mines around the world. Also, he is the man behind eBay's decision to use AngularJS to power the new breed of their web applications.

Talk: "Realtime web apps with AngularJS and Firebase"

This is mid-level complexity talk about using AngularJS to create rich front-end based business logic applications using BaaS (Backend as a Service) with some live coding.

• What is Firebase?

• What kind of backend my apps require?

• Building scalable collaborative web app with AngularJS and Firebase

• Security Concerns