Getting started with Node.js and building an app that uses the Google APIs
Node.js is the new hotness. but why should or would you want to use it?
Top industry players such as LinkedIn, Yahoo, ebay and others are using Node.js in production for fast, scalable, real-time applications.
Luis and Blaine will help you get started with Node.js with some demos and live coding with the Google APIs
Bring your laptop and follow along as we get started using Node.js and build an app that uses the Google APIs.
The important links from the demo:
Documentation of the built in APIs
NPM (Node Package Manager)
Search the NPM database!
Helpful beginner guide
Websocket library w/ documentation
Default Express templating language
Blaine’s “gapi” documentation
Blaine’s other projects
Speaker: Luis Montes
on portal platforms. Luis' main focus is on building scalable, real-time, HTML5 applications as well as HTML5 Games. He's the co-orgranizer of the Phoenix Google Technology User group and has spoken at many events and conferences such as DojoConf and Desert Code Camp.
Speaker: Blaine Bublitz