Given the rapid growth of Node.js we are seeing now the results of successful and unsuccessful deployments of Node.js into small, medium, and large scale deployments. For this next meet up we will explore a handful of real life examples of people and enterprises rolling out Node.js from scratch.
6.30 Networking and Food/Drinks 7.00ish "From Inception to Launch in 4 Weeks: A practical, real-world discussion of building StrongLoop's site entirely in Node." Which architecture, modules, hosting we chose and how 3rd-party integrations were implemented. Caveats and pitfalls will also be discussed. - Matt Pardee (StrongLoop) 7:45ish "Indy Web Dev/Designer Node: A case study on how to design your app with Node.js" Review how I designed and developed an app using node and deployed it to the cloud. This presentation is targeted to solo designers and independent developers out there who have already some experience in app design and are trying to understand how to take their app from a device to the cloud. - Giovanni Donelli (Essence App)
8ish "Within the Whale: a story of enterprise Node advocacy from the inside out. How we're promoting Node.js within Green Dot, a large company with a lot at stake." - Daniel Imrie-Situnayake (Green Dot)
Matt Pardee cut his teeth at Cloud9 IDE and now works at StrongLoop, a company dedicated to professional Node.js support, consulting, training and products.
Green Dot invented the prepaid debit card, and is disrupting consumer banking with GoBank. Daniel Imrie-Situnayake has been an officer cadet, an undocumented immigrant, a university lecturer - and now builds productivity tools for Green Dot.
Giovanni Donelli is an Indie app developer at http://www.shoeboxify.com and http://www.essenceapp.com ( http://www.linkedin.com/in/gdonelli ).