Training: "node.js: Jumping in with both feet"

Time: Thursday 09:00 - 12:00

Location: Brooklyn Writers

Node.js offers a powerful and fresh platform for building server side applications in Javascript which are highly scalable. It also offers a really rich modularity story with a fantastic selection of module for you to choose from. This tutorial will provide you with an overview of node.js and hands-on experience working with developing node.js applications.

  • Installing node.js
  • Creating Hello world
  • Working with common node.js apis and core modules
o IO
  • Npm / package.json
  • Async programming
  • Common modules
o  Express
o  Coffeescript
o  Mongo / Reddis
o  Rabbitmq
  • Debugging
  • Cluster
  • Deploying to the cloud

Keywords: Node.js,
Target Audience: Participants should have experience with javascript

Glenn Block, Microsoft

 Glenn  Block
Glenn is a PM at Microsoft working on support for node.js in Windows and Azure. Glenn has a breadth of experience both both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. Glenn has been a passionate supporter of open source and has been active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so. Glenn is also a lover of community and a frequent speaker at local and international events and user groups.