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NOTE MEETING LOCATION IS CHANGED TO:

Google West Campus 2 (GWC2)

Grand Teton

6-7 Networking & Light Dinner (Thanks Google)

7-7:15 Announcments

7:15 - 8:30 talk

8:30-8:45 Q & A

In the talk we'll be highlighting Angular, explaining its motivation and walking through some of its cooler features. Angular is what HTML would have been if it was designed for web apps rather than documents. Angular is a Javascript framework and HTML compiler, and provides a lot of very nice abstractions for authors of a modern web application. It provides two-way data binding between HTML elements and their Javascript models, obviating the need for tedious DOM manipulation. It allows you to write your own HTML tags and even create, if desired, your own domain-specific language, attaching behavior to HTML elementsand attributes. Angular provides these features and more in a framework built with testability in mind, allowing you to create maintainable applications.

Miško Hevery works as an Agile Coach at Google where he is responsible for coaching Googlers to maintain the high level of automated testing culture. This allows Google to do frequent releases of its web applications with consistent high quality. Previously he worked at Adobe, Sun Microsystems, Intel, and Xerox (to name a few), where he became an expert in building web applications in web related technologies such as Java, JavaScript, Flex and ActionScript. He is very involved in Open Source community and an author of several open source projects such as Angular (http://angularjs.org) and JsTestDriver (http://code.google.com/p/js-test-driver).