What we're about

Meet other local JavaScripters to network, share knowledge, to review the state of the art, or to dream up new applications. Meetups are free (as speech and beer) while we have the corporate sponsor.

Past talks and other member information is posted on our blog:


Meetups are structured as two consequential sessions with networking opportunities planned after each session. First session targets members who are new to JavaScript, the next session being for advanced presentations.

Anybody on the job market, please, read the http://www.meetup.com/js-chi/messages/5067572/ email and follow the directions.

Upcoming events (5+)

The Angular Field Guide: Angular 7, TypeScript, and RxJS training

BeOffice Urban Workspaces

(NOTICE: This is a paid, cross-promotional event with Bitovi, one of JavaScript Chicago's sponsors). Join this three-day interactive workshop in downtown Chicago to learn Angular, TypeScript, and RxJS from ngConf speaker Jennifer Wadella! This workshop is perfect for those wanting to move from AngularJS to Angular, or those needing to learn Angular from the ground up. This workshop contains three à la carte sections: TypeScript, Angular, and RxJS. Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-angular-field-guide-survival-training-on-angular-7-typescript-and-rxjs-tickets-63294924824?aff=meetup **Selecting to attend this Meetup event does not guarantee a spot - registration via the Eventbrite link is required ======== TRAINING CONTENT TypeScript: The TypeScript training (https://www.bitovi.com/academy/learn-typescript.html) will cover fundamental knowledge about the language and how to be productive as an Angular developer using it. Angular: The Angular training (https://www.bitovi.com/academy/learn-angular.html) will explain Angular fundamentals with hands-on learning exercises to ultimately build, unit test, and deploy a working Angular app in version 7 of Angular. This section of the training has attendees building a restaurant ordering app and covers topics like using the Angular CLI, building components, creating routing & navigation, creating services to make get requests, using reactive forms, writing unit tests, utilizing web sockets, and deploying a production build of the app. You can preview a working version of the app here: http://www.place-my-order.com/. RxJS: The RxJS training (https://www.bitovi.com/academy/learn-rxjs.html) will cover foundational reactive programming concepts and how to use RxJS subjects, observables, operators, and more. ======== TRAINING PREREQUISITES This is an interactive workshop. You will need to bring your wifi-enabled laptop, power cord, and anything else you need to be productive. To minimize setup time during training, please try to have these installed before the session: - NodeJS - Github CLI - Your commandline tool of choice - Your IDE of choice, or see our recommendations here for Angular developers. Spots are limited to 24 attendees, so please register if you are able to attend! If you are unable to attend and your workplace has an interest in bringing this training to your team please reach out to [masked] Need help getting your company to cover this training? Send them this cover letter: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vShZmIRAQBRgI9dCiziJQCHFP0pBwKVKOimyRoyp-OqJnKvyMng9bFjwI5kgHUUFrHom-GwjISnOkLz/pub! If you are a student or don't have an employer to cover costs, please email us about scholarship options! ======= About the Instructors Jennifer Wadella has been writing code since before she realized it was a credible career path. She currently works as a JavaScript Consultant at Bitovi and loves building performant web applications, speaking at technical conferences, and brewing kombucha. Jennifer is an international and keynote speaker known for delivering fun and engaging talks with immediately executable strategies, and was most recently featured at NG-Conf for her talk on building cleaner forms with the Control Value Accessor. Justin Meyer is a contributor to CanJS (a web app framework), StealJS (a module loader) and DoneJS (a kitchen sink). He’s also the CEO of Bitovi (a web consultancy). As a writer of autobiographical blurbs, he knows to use his two children, love of history books, and hobbies like running to make him appear more human. But is he really ... ======= LOCATION BeOffice | URBAN WORKSPACES 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60611 ======= Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-angular-field-guide-survival-training-on-angular-7-typescript-and-rxjs-tickets-63294924824?aff=meetup

Tuning HTML5 Canvas to build the world's fastest grid control

==== TALK 1 ==== Title: Tuning HTML5 Canvas to build the world's fastest grid control Synopsis: OK, so we don't know if it's the world's fastest, but we do know it's faster than anything we've ever come across! We'll discuss the ways we've optimized canvas rendering, including new features like OffscreenCanvas, to build a financial grid control that prioritizes render performance above all else. Speaker: Rick Lane - CEO of Trading Technologies ==== Bonus Talk ==== Title: Introduction to ES Classes Synopsis: 5-10 minutes on JavaScript Classes Speaker: Justin Meyer - CEO of Bitovi, part-time human.



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Past events (136)

Learn Web Components and Build a CTA Tracker

444 N Michigan Ave Suite 1200


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