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node.js@athens - Alexa, how can I test my code?

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We are looking forward to welcome you at our next node.js@Athens meetup!

Three of our community members will share with us very interesting presentations and afterwards we will have time to discuss about node.js, the Athens technology scene and more.

18:00 - Doors Open

18:30-19:00 - Unit Testing Node.JS APIs by Petros Demetrakopoulos

Petros is studying in the Faculty of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business. He is an amateur programmer since he was 12 and is working as a professional software developer 3 years now. He is an IOS developer in "Vieno" and the Co-founder/CTO of Timejack http://timejack.io
https://www.linkedin.com/in/petros-demetrakopoulos-19772084/

19:00-19:15 - short break with message from our sponsor - Beat

19:15-19:45 - End-to-end testing of an electron app by Thanasis Baltzois

In this presentation we will explore all the different key parts such as Mocha, Chai, Spectron to start writing easily end to end tests for an electron application based on introductory examples.
Thanasis is a Quality Assurance engineer in Atos/Unify. Test automation is one of the main responsibilities and passions for the last few years.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/thanasis-baltzois-a8848717

19:45-20:00 - short break with message from our sponsor - Atos - with the latest update on the upcoming Atos hackathon in Athens
https://athenshackathon.gr.atos.net/

20:00-20:30 - Introduction to Amazon Alexa Skills Development by Vas Giatilis

Why do I love Alexa??? Because I fancy simplifying my life at home and at work!! Do you want to learn more on Amazon Alexa and how to create your own skills the hard or the quick way? Join me in this short introduction.

Vas Giatilis works as Applications Manager and Chief Software Architect at Atos. He is owner of 10 patents, 5 publications and has a distinguished contribution in the domain of Innovations. He loves Alexa, IoT, playing piano jazz, and volleyball.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vasgiatilis/

20:30 - ... Pizza and Networking!

Special thank you to our sponsors Atos and Beat

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 13 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry.
Atos is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline.
www.atos.net

Beat changes the way you move around the city. Thousands of drivers are available 24/7, to help you rediscover Athens at the tap of a button on your smartphone. You only have to think: Where next? Your destination is only a Beat away.
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