We know you missed us a lot! April Meetup did not take place cause Easter et al. May Nodejs Meetup is back! This time with our fellow .NET (https://www.meetup.com/Thessaloniki-NET-Meetup/) folks. The upcoming Node.js meetup is a special edition cause we will have many guests joining us inlcudiung the awesome Toptal team. Our meetup lineup, Asia Lindsay from Toptal will present `How Remote Work and Freelancing is Changing the World`. James Halliday(DEVit speaker (http://devitconf.org/workshops-all-day/2017/james-halliday--cutting-edge-web-technology-whirlwind/)) will present 'Live coding a webgl+webaudio demo from zero' and professors Alexander Chatzigeorgiou (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexanderchatzigeorgiou/?ppe=1) & Apostolos Ampatzoglou (https://www.linkedin.com/in/apostolos-ampatzoglou-94a1711b/?ppe=1) will share their knowledge on Technical debt.
As you can see, this is like a mini-conference so DO NOT MISS IT by any chance. We'll have surprises (DEVit tickets anyone?) and this time the meetup will offer food and beverages, courtesy of Toptal (https://www.toptal.com/) who is joining our awesome sponsors. So, big thanks to them for the support!
You can also win a free pass for the ReactJS Workshop (http://goldengatepro.com/reactjs_workshop.html) at 10-11/06, orginized by Thessaloniki's Coding Academy, Golden Gate Pro (http://goldengatepro.com/).
Check out the meetup's agenda:
18:15 - 18:50 Networking
18:50 - 19:00 Opening talk(s)
19:00 - 19:45 Technical Debt: Introduction, Empirical Studies and Industrial Experience
Technical debt (also known as design debt or code debt) is "a concept in programming that reflects the extra development work that arises when code that is easy to implement in the short run is used instead of applying the best overall solution".
19:45 - 20:15 Food and beverages
20:15 - 21:00 Live coding a webgl+webaudio demo from zero
21:15 - 22:00 How Remote Work and Freelancing is Changing the World.
Asia Lindsay (https://twitter.com/AsiaLindsay): Born in Hong Kong, schooled at Oxford and now living everywhere and nowhere as a digital nomad, Asia leads the Europe community for Toptal, a network of the top 3% of developers, designers and financial talent. Prior to Toptal she worked on growing the community at TED and Sandbox. Asia will be covering topics like related to remote work best practices, digital nomadism, and how freelancing can change your life.
22:00 --:-- After party (will start @ Coho)
.NET announcement: https://www.meetup.com/Thessaloniki-NET-Meetup/events/239927428/
Dont forget the Cocoaheads Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/CocoaHeadsSKG/events/239871613/) on Tuesday :)