Nodejs 101

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Tel qu'annoncé lors de la dernière rencontre, HTML5mtl prend la route du "Montréal style", soit bilingue avec des présentations en français ou en anglais. HTML étant une technologie ouverte, soyons-le nous aussi!

As announced in the last meetup, HTML5mtl is taking the "Montréal style" route, which means being bilingual with presentations in French, but also in English. HTML being an open technology, we should be too!

Titre/Title: Nodejs 101
Public cible/Target audience: Débutant/Beginner
Langue/Language: Anglais/English (possibilité de poser vos questions en français)

Node.js is a runtime environment and library for running JavaScript applications outside the browser. Node.js is mostly used to run real-time server applications and shines through its performance using non-blocking I/O and asynchronous events. This talk will introduce you to Node.js by showcasing the environment and its two most popular libraries: express and socket.io.

Horaire / Schedule

18:00 - Ouverture des portes / Doors open

18:30 - Mot de bienvenue / Welcoming remarks

18:40 - Présentation / Presentation

19:25 - Période de questions / Questions period

19:40 - Fin de la soirée au Benelux / End of the evening at Benelux

Le présentateur / The presenter

Rami Sayar

Rami Sayar is a computer engineering graduate from McGill University. He has been active in the fields of software engineering and design. While pursuing his studies, he has worked for hot startups in Silicon Valley and for Fortune 500 giants.

Rami founded the Code Jam @ McGill, the university’s largest engineering competition, in order to improve training in his field. In 2012, he was awarded the Scarlet Key for student leadership and significant contributions to the McGill community.

Rami is a frequent speaker in the Montreal circuit. His latest accomplishment was speaking at TEDxHEC where he conducted a live experiment of large scale democratic collaboration with the crowd.

Currently, Rami is working as a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft based in Montreal. At the end of the day, Rami is prevented from sleeping by his curiosity for experimentation, his insistence on shipping high quality code and helping startups survive the grind.

You can follow him on twitter @ramisayar and on github.com/sayar.