Node.js and you

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Accepted Session
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Scheduled: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 from 1:30 – 2:15pm in Morrison

Excerpt

Node.js is one of the most exciting things to happen to server-side development in the last few years. Here you'll find out why Node.js is a perfect fit for your next project and a better fit than existing languages for modern web development.

Description

Outline

  • The problem with threads.
    • Common design problems w/ blocking by default.
  • Event-driven design.
    • Browser applications.
    • Being good at doing nothing.
  • Your first node program.
    • EventEmitter and the standard callback API.
    • Example proxy.
    • Simple optimizations.
  • Why is it so fast?
    • V8
    • libev, libio and non-blocking IO

Speaking experience

Speaker

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    Mikeal Rogers

    Mozilla

    Biography

    Mikeal can talk all day in the third person. Mikeal is an open source developer, currently working at couch.io doing development in and around CouchDB. All his code is up on GitHub http://github.com/mikeal .

    Mikeal likes long walks on the beach and fancy cocktails from the 1930s, also food.

    Sessions

      • Title: Node.js and you
      • Track: Cooking
      • Room: Morrison
      • Time: 1:302:15pm
      • Excerpt:

        Node.js is one of the most exciting things to happen to server-side development in the last few years. Here you’ll find out why Node.js is a perfect fit for your next project and a better fit than existing languages for modern web development.

      • Speakers: Mikeal Rogers