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HTML5 Denver Users Group

2/17/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"Yeoman" and "Exploring the MEAN Stack"

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Monday, February 17, 2014

6:00 PM


2620 Walnut St., Denver, CO (map)

6 pm : "Yeoman: Modern Workflows for Modern Webapps" by Scott Davis

7 pm: Dinner and Networking

7:30 pm: "Exploring the MEAN Stack: MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, NodeJS" by Scott Davis

"Yeoman: Modern Workflows for Modern Webapps"

by Scott Davis

As a web developer, I'm always looking for tools that "script away" the boring part of the project -- building, scaffolding, testing, minifying, etc. Historically, this problem was solved by bespoke scripts that shipped with individual frameworks. But the "new framework / new workflow" grind gets old after the third or fourth time.

Enter Yeoman -- a collection of best-of-breed tools that streamline your workflow and -- wait for it -- can be reused across projects / frameworks. Yo scaffolds out new projects; Grunt builds and tests your project; Bower tackles dependency management for importing third-party libraries.

Come catch a glimpse of how a modern, reusable workflow can increase your developer velocity.

"Exploring the MEAN Stack: MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, NodeJS"

by Scott Davis

In the late 20th century, web developers talked about using the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl) for building professional websites with open-source software. 15 years later, we have a new acronym that's gaining popularity -- the MEAN stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, NodeJS).

In this talk, you'll learn how each one of these pieces of technology complement each other. But this is more than a simple change in letters -- the move from relational databases to NoSQL and from server-side MVC to client-side MVC represents a major shift in architecture and mental models.

Come see how these four independent pieces of technology work together to form the "new way" of doing web development.

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