Past Meetup

Underscore JS: A JavaScript Toolkit of Utilities & 2014 Board Election

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We will be electing a new board for 2014!

Every March, the group elects a new board for the year. All active paid members are eligible to vote, so make sure all dues are paid prior to the start of the meeting.

The board consists of the following positions:

President: Responsible for running the group, leads public meetings and board meetings, and helps solicit future speakers.

Vice President: Responsible for running the public meetings in the absence of the president.

Treasurer/Secretary: Responsible for membership information and collection of dues, and ordering of food and door prizes.

Quartermaster: Responsible for facility location, setup and tear down, and will fill in for any of the above positions in the event they are not available (except for president in the event the vice-president is present). Quartermaster is also responsible for speaker surveys.

Webmaster: Responsible for updates to, all social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and communication of information to the mailing list.

Program Chair: Responsible for coordinating speakers and soliciting speakers for future talks, and helps coordinate speakers during talks. This is an appointed position.

If you are interested in running for the board, please be sure to arrive on time to ensure your nomination.

After the election, we will continue with our normal format, including the following presentation:

Underscore JS – A JavaScript toolkit of utilities with Phil Huhn

Underscore is a utility-belt library for JavaScript that provides a lot of the functional programming support without extending any of the built-in JavaScript objects. Underscore provides over 90 various functions and helpers. The talk is an introduction to Underscore with a focus on a number of the collections functions.

Our Presenter

Phil has been a programmer for more than 25 years. In 25 years, he has been a Programmer Analyst, Data Communication Systems Engineer, DBA, Windows and Unix Sys Admin and Programmer / Consultant / Mentor.

Phil started writing web application in 1996. He worked with the Apache Server prior to the 1.0 version. He is very sad to see that does not exist. He has written classic Asp and Asp.Net 1.1, 2.0, 3.5 and 4.0 web forms applications. Phil is currently a Programmer/Analyst and Technologist creating Asp.Net web forms application in Novi, Michigan.