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Get JavaScript Out of the Browser - An Introduction to Node.js

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Introduction to Node.js

Do you keep hearing about Node.js? Maybe you've even wondered how to incorporate it into your next project. Not to worry, we've got you covered.

Michael Stricklen, CTO at Cyrus Innovation and organizer of the newly formed Nodeschool Manchester (http://www.meetup.com/nodeschoolmanchester/) group is presenting

Get the JavaScript Out of the Browser: An Introduction to Node.js.

The session will include an overview of what Node.js is and how to use it, common pitfalls and traps, as well as how to set up a development environment.

Topics to be covered are:

• Bootstrapping your Node.js development environment

• Playing with the REPL

• Running node scripts from the command line

• Introducing NPM

• Asynchronous Programming

• Handling dependencies, Node’s single-threaded event loop & much more!

Doors open at 6:30 for networking with the main talk starting at 7:00. As always The Farm offers a full menu if you want to order dinner.

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Plenty of off-street parking in the Pearl Lot (behind The Farm)!