As Founders Hub has closed, Acorn have very kindly stepped in! They are kindly providing free pizza and beer (with veggie and soft drink options). Doors open 6.30pm, talks start at 7pm.
Craig Marvelley (@craigmarvelley (http://www.twitter.com/craigmarvelley)) - My heart began to sync
If you've ever wondered what goes on behind a progress bar, you'll enjoy this. I'll be sharing the story of how we built the synchronisation engine for Bipsync Notes, a note-taking iOS app which talks to an API running on the PHP Slim framework. I will tell tales of databases, rich text editors, REST, threads, operations and tombstones. I will not make any more sync/sink puns, promise.
Underscore and Lodash are incredibly powerful libraries for reducing the verbosity of your code and taking the first steps on the Golden Path to Functional Enlightenment.
Together we will continue the journey by looking at Ramda (http://ramdajs.com) and learn about immutability, currying, and why we should favour composition over chaining.