Past Events

Middleware with MWOP

December 16, 2014

Lots of web frameworks are being built around the idea of shared middleware these days(Rack, WSGI, OWIN, Connect, etc). Matthew Weier O’Phinney will be talking about the benefits of compose-able middleware in Connect. Seth Larson will have information about the similar approach being taken in ASP.Net vNext Read more about Middleware with MWOP

SICP Discussion

August 19, 2014

For August 19th, we’ll be covering section 4.1. A nice pdf of the book: https://github.com/sarabander/sicp-pdf/blob/master/sicp.pdf Public Github Repo for exercises in Clojure: https://github.com/hipplej/sicp Read more about SICP Discussion

Hack night

June 24, 2014

By demand, this is a night for members who are stuck or want feedback to bring in anything and talk to others input. Any kind of technical problem as long as it deals with creating or delivering applications is welcome. Read more about Hack night

SICP Discussion

June 17, 2014

For June 17th, we’ll be covering 3.2 and 3.3 A nice pdf of the book: https://github.com/sarabander/sicp-pdf/blob/master/sicp.pdf Public Github Repo for exercises in Clojure: https://github.com/hipplej/sicp Read more about SICP Discussion

Reactive Extensions with Jason Bock

May 27, 2014

It’s typical in software development to pull data from different sources. However, in the modern world of asynchronicity, data is being retrieved in real-time streams, akin to how developers handle events. Reactive Extensions is a library that makes it easier to code in a reactive, asynchronous, composable style. In this session, you’ll get a gentle introduction into this library and how its API works. About the speaker: Jason Bock is a Practice Lead for Magenic (http://www. Read more about Reactive Extensions with Jason Bock

SICP Discussion

May 20, 2014

For May 20th, we’ll be covering sections 2.5 and 3.1. A nice pdf of the book: https://github.com/sarabander/sicp-pdf/blob/master/sicp.pdf Public Github Repo for exercises in Clojure: https://github.com/hipplej/sicp Public Github Repo for exercises in Racket: https://github.com/Combatjuan/miscellus Read more about SICP Discussion

You Don't Need jQuery

April 22, 2014

As a developer, one of the first things you do when starting a new project is include jQuery and start writing code. That’s the way it’s always been, and works for you. Stop it. Devices are getting smaller, processors are getting slower, and web apps are more complicated. jQuery can cause some fairly serious performance issues. So let’s take a step back from jQuery and talk about ways VanillaJS is faster and simpler. Read more about You Don't Need jQuery