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JS Happy Hour

QCon San Francisco is sponsoring a JavaScript happy hour at Mars Bar! They'll be handing out a few free drink tickets if you can answer a JS trivia question. After that it's a cash bar :D

Also, they'll be raffling off three one-day tickets to QCon SF:

QCon San Francisco 2012 - the 6th annual practitioner-driven conference designed for team leads, architects and project managers will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and more than 85 presentations and tutorials on JavaScript, HTML5, Mobile, Dynamic Languages, Agile, and Architecture topics.

Some of the JavaScript sessions at this year’s event include:

    • Scalable JavaScript Application Architecture –by Nicholas C. Zakas, author of "Maintainable JavaScript"
    • Cross-Platform Mobile Apps with HTML, JavaScript and PhoneGap – by Christophe Coenraets, Adobe
    • The Mobile Web Developer's Tool Belt - Pete LePage, Developer Advocate, Google

Additional confirmed speakers include:

    • Ilya Grigorik - Developer Advocate, Make The Web Fast / Chrome @ Google
    • Stoyan Stefanov - Facebook, Author of "JavaScript Patterns" by O'Reilly
    • Maximiliano Firtman - Author of "jQuery Mobile: Up and Running" and "Programming the Mobile Web" by O'Reilly
    • James Pearce, Facebook

QConSF will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (in the Embarcadero
Center) on November 5 - 9, 2012. Registration is open - you can get in early by
reserving your seat now, saving up to $350 by Sept 14th. As a JavaScript user group member you can receive an additional $100 off when you register with the following promo code: JSUGqconsf12

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  • Niley B.

    Hey all,

    Thanks for attending yesterday, it was great to meet some of you and see the great interaction between the SFJS members. We're happy to announce 3 lucky winners for one day of the QCon SF conference. Congrats to: - Danielle Robinson
    - Scott Glew
    - Jay Dack

    Don't forget that as a JavaScript user group member you can receive an additional $100 off when you register with the following promo code: JSUGqconsf12 Check out our website for more information about our conference. Thanks!

    September 18, 2012

    • Scott G.

      Thanks Niley - I'm looking forward to it! Great to meet everyone last night.

      1 · September 18, 2012

  • Dave N.

    We're in the back behind the bar!

    September 17, 2012

  • Angie H.

    Is this meeting free? I'd love to come even though I do not drink. But I am looking forward to wining the money :)

    September 13, 2012

    • Dave N.

      Yes, free to attend, although we're not raffling off money, we are raffling off QCon tickets.

      September 14, 2012

  • Angie H.

    Well mostly I am looking forward to networking... I'm a front-end developer and JavaScript is my strongpoint. I worked back-end till 2008 and front-end before and since :)

    September 13, 2012

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