Meteor: A New Way to Build Apps

Node.js, Golden Gate 4-5
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Released in April, Meteor is a set of new technologies for building
top-quality web apps in a fraction of the time, whether you’re an
expert developer or just getting started. See the technology behind
the screencast magic: how pure JavaScript, powerful data
synchronization, live page updates, and hot code pushes all come
together to make an extraordinary development experience.

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Matt DeBergalis


Matt DeBergalis is the founder of Meteor, a full stack JavaScript app platform. Before founding Meteor, Matt authored ActBlue, the world’s largest political fundraising platform, raising a quarter-of-a-billion dollars. Before that, Matt was a kernel hacker. Some of his technical credits include the NeXT port of NetBSD and work on the NFSv4 and DAFS specifications while at Network Appliance. As an undergraduate at MIT, Matt built a phone system for his fraternity, fabricating the circuit boards and writing the operating system from scratch.

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Jeff Barczewski
05/30/2012 10:49am PDT

Excellent talk with live code, Matt did a great job! One of the best talks of the day.


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