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StrongLoop presents: Develop, Deploy, Monitor and Scale REST APIs

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We've got a special event for you on Tuesday Jan 27 - StrongLoop is coming all the way from SF to deliver a 3 hour training session on REST based APIs with Node. This event is geared towards beginner and intermediate developers with basic understanding of Node.js.

Shubhra Kar (, Director Products & Education at StrongLoop will be leading the session. We're meeting at One Eleven ( - thanks to the team at Opencare ( for arranging the space.

Training Session Description:

Bring your laptops and join us for an informative and hands on Node.js workshop. In this workshop you'll learn: Jumpstart tips for Rails, .NET, Java and PHP developers new to Node, pros and cons of various frameworks for developing Node-powered APIs, how to develop APIs from scratch with the open source ( framework, connecting Node apps to datasources including MongoDB, Oracle and MySQL, creating aggregations, mashups and custom methods on API endpoints Creating API-based mobile services like push and geolocation through iOS, JS and Android SDKs, enabling offline sync for your devices and apps, build and deployment best practices for Node, how to monitor Node apps using StatsD and your own graphical visualization tool, managing logs in single server and multi-server configurations, deploying and managing Node clusters

Shubhra Kar:

Shubhra Kar spends his days working with large Node.js applications in production at big retail,banking​ ​and fortune 500 companies helping them with​ ​their mobile,API and IoT strategy.He leads​ ​product management​ ​and​ ​evangelism​ ​of cutting edge open​ ​source products at StrongLoop. Before joining StrongLoop he played multiple roles as technology advisor and senior architect at CA and Wily Technology where he endured hundreds of Java/J2EE performance problems before realizing life would be better in JavaScript.

Shubhra is an accomplished speaker who has delivered keynotes and talks on API development, DevOps and best practices in Node.js at MidwestJS, ConnectJS, HTML5DevConf and QCon plus numerous Node.js and MEAN stack Meetups.


StrongLoop ( is the industry leader in providing enterprise-grade solutions for organizations designing, deploying and scaling APIs developed in Node.js. Launched in 2013 and based in Silicon Valley, StrongLoop was founded by core engineers who have been contributing to Node.js since 2011. StrongLoop is the single largest contributor to the upcoming Node v0.12 release, maintains almost 100 open source npm modules and sponsors the popular LoopBack and Express frameworks. Additionally it builds and promotes open source products for building, deploying, monitoring and scaling node.js applications