Past Meetup

NovaNode Inaugural Meetup - Two Excellent Talks!

This Meetup is past

30 people went

3179 Wilson Blvd, Suite H · Arlington, VA

How to find us

We are right near the Clarendon Metro stop on the orange line. The entrance to the office is next to Spider Kellys, through a glass door, up the stairs, and to the right, at the end of the hall. We'll put up some signs to make it easy to find.

Location image of event venue


Hi NovaNode,

We are delighted to announce our first meetup! We have two outstanding talks planned, both described below. Here's an overview of the event:

6:30-7:00 - Start the event with 30 minutes for people to meet and talk with each other 7:00-8:00 - Two talks, 30 minutes each 8:00-8:15 - Talk about ideas for future events and activities for NovaNode 8:15 onward - Head downstairs to Spider Kelly's for some drinks Also, be sure to follow the NovaNode Twitter account: @NovaNode (!/novanode)

We look forward to seeing you all at the first meetup!

All the best,

Getting started with Node.js in the Cloud

Node.js and the cloud offer unparalleled opportunities for quickly developing web applications that scale -- one as a framework and the other as a platform. In this talk, we'll look at getting a basic Node.js web application up and running, deploying to the cloud, and scaling up as our application's popularity soars! And, we'll discuss the use cases and pitfalls for various architecture and service provider choices along the way.

- Ryan Roemer (!/ryan_roemer), Director of Engineering at (

Everyauth: OAuth for busy nerds
Everyauth is an abstraction layer for OAuth services that makes OAuth authentication and account linking trivial. This talk will present an overview of Everyauth's basic architecture and modularity, and walk through a use case using it's cousin MongooseAuth to authenticate, create, and update user accounts stored in a MongoDB database.

- Jason Bond Pratt, Co-founder of Tixelated (