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September Lightning Talks

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The latest round of lightning talks is upon us! Listed below is our awesome line up. Thanks to all these great speakers.

• How to add a Dropbox file picker to your application in 5 minutes (and why you should) (5 min) by Jonathan Yarbor (

• Functional reactive programming with streams using Highland.js (10 min) by Nicholas Lindley (

• Beginner Friendly Intro to Popular JS Libraries (5 min) by Carmen Long (

• Developer Bill of Rights (10 min) by Raymond Lewallen (

• Proposed ES7 features (10 min) by Adam Rackis (


Q: What are Lightning Talks?
A: The Lightning Talk meetings include lots of interesting *JavaScript* related topics in a 5 or 10 minute format. Lightning talks are scheduled for every three months, so please be sure to sign up in our okcjs discussion board if you'd like to participate next time.

Q: How can I sign up to give a Lightning Talk?
A: We post a sign up thread on the meetup discussions page ( Post your talk title, what you're covering, and if it is a 5 or 10 minute long presentation. We will let you know if you're selected. We give preference to new speakers to strengthen our community.

Q: What topics can I cover?
A: Common topics include: libraries, ways you've solved problems, what you're working on, or anything relating to JS. To participate: post your topic and presentation length. Please note that marketing pitches are not allowed; lightning talks are a community enrichment event.