Adventures in Node.js

Faisal Abid (Dynamatik, Inc.)
JavaScript & HTML5
Location: Portland 252
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Almost everyone has heard about Node.js, but lots of people dismiss it as being just “Javascript”.

In this talk, you’ll learn about what Node.js is, why its important you understand it and learn why it’s the most powerful web technology in recent years.

We will start off Node.js basics, and in by the time we are done you’ll be ready to write your first realtime Node.js app!

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Faisal Abid

Dynamatik, Inc.

Faisal is an entrepreneur and engineer at Dynamatik, a design agency in Toronto. He is a programming language enthusiast and loves solving software engineering challenges across the stack.

He is also a published author and has appeared in leading publications with articles in Node.js, Android, ColdFusion and Flex.

In his free time, Faisal leads Node.js, Dart, or Android workshops and presents at conferences like OSCON, JFokus, CodeMotion, and FITC.

During the days, you can find Faisal hacking on Android hardware or software, and building iOS apps at Kobo.

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