March meetupMar 13 2013 RSVP
Slides and links will be posted below after the event. In the meantime RSVP at the above link!
Promises - Jonathan Altman (@async_io)
replace - Juan Lasheras (@jlas_)
MySQL/MongoDB - Matthew Whittemore (@mcwhittemore)
- mongoose - Elegant mongodb object modeling for node.js
Mocha - Ross Kukulinski (@rosskukulinski) (channeling Bob Schmertz :)
picture-tube, Titanium SDK Manager, Glog - Will Laurance (@wlaurance)
- picture-tube - Render images on the terminal
- Titanium SDK Manager - Manager for titanium sdk versions
- Glog - A NodeJS and Git backed blogging engine
January meetupJan 23 2013 RSVP
Thanks for a great meetup presenters and attendees! We had lots of good discussion. As we get them we will put any slides/links from the presenters below.
In the meantime, if you have ideas for February let us know! What have you been up to or what would you like to hear about? Let us know in this meetup discussion or at @NodeDC! We are looking for both short (5-10 minutes) and longer (15-30 minutes) presentations.
Streams - Writing Streaming Libraries
Evan Oxfeld from Near Infinity gave an overview on what’s new in Node streams and some insights on writing stream libraries.
Zero to Node: Node.js in Production
William Bert from SpanishDict walked through the basics of building and launching a production Node service.
Jonathan Altman walked through the details of using npm to intelligently handle package dependency and environment requirements.
Brain Link from Terra Eclipse presented amino, a toolkit for building clusterable, fault-tolerant apps.
November meetupNov 13 2012 RSVP
Here is a summary of the great speakers we had at the November NodeDC along with any slides/links they passed our way after the event. Thank you once again to presenters and everyone who attended!
Social Tables (socialtables.com)
Shared how they are using Rails and Node.js together to power one of DC’s newest startup success stories.
Ryan Roemer (@ryan_roemer)
Andrew Brampton (blog)
Demonstrated bringing Node.js into the “real” world through a Node.js extension for the Wii Remote.
Valentina Alekhina (@Valentina9)
Shared some of team sn00zy’s experiences at the Node Knockout using Node.js and PhoneGap.
August meetupJul 17 2012 RSVP
Given chaotic summer schedules, we’re combining the July and August meetups together and will meet on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 pm at Stetson’s to talk about all things related to node.js. Whether you’re an experienced Node.js developer, interested in diving in, or just want to learn more about it, come on out to meet local folks using node and hear some lightning talks about what they’re doing with it.
Jonathan Altman will give an overview on Everyauth and its mongodb/mongoose extension mongoose-auth. A simple Express starter app built with node, express, twitter bootstrap, Mongoose, and mongoose-auth is available on github
Dan MacTough will give an overview on his Node.js work-in-progress, SubSub. SubSub is a feed subscription hub where you can manage your RSS/Atom subscriptions and create “news rivers” for reading and sharing.
Luke Berndt will present on his Node.js DC restaurant inspection scraper/mapper.
We are looking for people to give five minute lightning talks on topics related to node - projects built on it, coding and performance tricks, and anything that could be of interest. If you’d like to give a talk, send a message to us at @NodeDC or through meetup and we’ll add you to the lineup!
June meetupJun 11 2012 RSVP
The June NodeDC meetup will be Wednesday, June 27 at 7:00 pm at Stetson’s Bar and Grill, near the intersection of 16th and U streets NW. We are currently looking for people to give five minute lightning talks on anything related to node.js, so if you have a project to show off, a new trick, or a question to pose to the group, send a message to @NodeDC on Twitter and we’ll add you to the lineup.
So far, we will have the following lightning talks:
NodeDC meetups bring together people to talk about node.js, a platform for building fast, scalable network applications. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re an experienced node.js developer or just interested in learning more about it and how local developers are using it.
NodeDC meets once a month, usually on the third Wednesday of the month (except this month, to not conflict with the MongoDC meetup. For updates, watch us on github, follow @NodeDC on Twitter, and join our meetup group.
May meetupMay 09 2012 RSVP
The May NodeDC meetup will be Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 pm at Stetson’s Bar and Grill, near the intersection of 16th and U streets NW. This is a great opportunity to learn more about node.js, hear how people are using it, and get to know other local developers using and considering node.js.
Once everyone has drinks at 7:30 pm, we’ll do a round of introductions and then have several lightning talks. So far we have one on the lineup:
John Kelvie and Michael Myers of Atomizer Software will present the technical design of a game they are building with node.js, and request feedback.
David Rees (@studgeek) will overview the key concepts and features of two of the newest Node.js web development frameworks - Derby and Meteor. Both combine realtime data propagation with live HTML generation on both the client and the server. Slides are now available on David’s blog.
April meetupApr 11 2012 RSVP
The April NodeDC meetup will be Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm at Stetson’s Bar right at 16th and U Streets NW. Come out to meet node.js developers, see how people are using node and what they’re building, and share your own experiences with it. No node.js experience is needed - just come out ready to talk to people and ask questions.
At 7:30, we’ll have a round of introductions followed by several five minute lightning talks. So far, we have one on the lineup:
Dane Springmeyer will give an introduction to message passing in node.js, To scale programs across many cores and machines efficient message passing is critical. Dane will review the tools you have to work with in node, covering the ‘child_process’ module, the new ‘cluster’ module, and third-party add on’s like zeromq.node.
If you’d like to give a talk on something related to node - whether it’s code, a project, or an idea - send a message to @nodedc or through the meetup group and we’ll add you to the lineup.
March meetupMar 13 2012 RSVP
The March NodeDC meetup will be Monday, March 19 at 7:00 pm at Stetson’s right off 16th and U Streets NW. These meetups bring together people using and interested in node.js to talk, share what their working on, and get to know one another.
So far we have two talks on the lineup:
The meetup will start at 7:00 pm, with a round of introductions and talks kicking off at 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. Stetson’s is a bar - if you’re not 21, message us at @nodedc and we’ll try to get you in.
February meetupJan 27 2012 RSVP
This month we’re joining forces with the folks from DC jQuery for a joint meetup on Monday, February 20 starting at 7:00 pm. This month we’ll be at Fathom Creative at 1333 14th Street NW (at Rhode Island). We have three speakers on the lineup so far.
Jafar Amjad will present on making a Node.js multiplayer site, specifically one that uses a low amount of bandwidth per player and features lasers, gravity, and walk cycles via animated gif’s. Check out his early beta version for a preview.
The monthly NodeDC meetups bring together developers to talk about node.js and are a great opportunity to meet other developers, learn more about node, and see some examples of how people are using it. Everyone is welcome. NodeDC meets once a month, usually on the third Monday of the month. For updates watch us here on github, follow @nodedc, and join the meetup.com group. Hope to see you there!
January MeetupDec 23 2011 RSVP
The January NodeDC meetup will be on Monday, January 16 at Stetson’s Bar and Grill at the intersection of 16th and U streets. These monthly events bring together developers to talk about node.js and are a great opportunity to share what you are working on, find out how others are using node, and get to know other local developers. This meetup will start at 7:00 pm, with a round of five minute lightning talks kicking off at 7:30 pm following introductions.
This month we’ll have four talks:
- Jonathan Altman will talk about generating heat maps of user click activity using node.js.
- Dane Springmeyer will talk about the state of node on Windows.
- Luc Castera will talk about the Mongoose Nested Set.
If you’d like to give a talk at a future meetup, please send your topic to @nodedc or talk with one of the organizers at the event.