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Schedule: The Server Side sessions

Node.js has brought JavaScript to the server side in style. Learn about practical applications of server side JavaScript with Node.js as well as other technologies related to deploying great experiences.

Grand Ballroom B
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Tuesday.
Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 54 ratings)
From the ground up introduction to the field of web performance optimization: network bottlenecks, the document parsing and evaluation pipeline, visual layout, javascript, and more. We'll investigate each in order and then pull it all together through case studies and hands-on examples. Read more.
Continental 4
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Tuesday.
Carlos Souza (Code School), Jacob Swanner (Envy Labs)
Average rating: *....
(1.73, 26 ratings)
Building web applications is easy there are plenty of frameworks for this. Building extremely fast and scalable web services is a much more difficult task, especially when you're dealing with hundreds of requests per second. This is where Node.js shines, providing the groundwork for real-time applications that run across distributed devices. Read more.
Continental 3
Todd Kloots (Twitter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.64, 14 ratings)
Since the dawn of Ajax, web apps have been moving more and more to the client in the interest of improving speed and delivering a more responsive user experience. With the same goals in mind, we've gone a different direction, rebuilding on the principle of Progressive Enhancement, specifically using server-side rendering with support for pushState layered on top. Read more.
Grand Ballroom B
Tony Parisi (Wevr)
Average rating: ***..
(3.58, 12 ratings)
HTML5 has emerged as an open Rich Internet Application platform to rival Adobe Flash. HTML5 combined with WebGL can go even further, providing the most compelling user experiences imaginable. This session with Web3D pioneer and 3D expert Tony Parisi will cover HTML5 and WebGL development topics including rendering, animation, 2D/3D integration, multi-threaded programming and the tools pipeline. Read more.
Continental 5
Sylvain Zimmer (dotConferences)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
Crawlers and scrapers have been around for ages. However, being able to write them easily in JavaScript has been a significant advance in recent years because there is now little that a browser can do and a scraper can't. Brace yourselves for the next chapter in the struggle between scrapers and data protecters! Read more.
Continental 5
Aaron Frost (Domo), Dave Geddes (Domo)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 33 ratings)
Building your apps for Chrome is the most reliable way to build high-speed, cross-platform desktop apps. ChromeApps, when combined with AngularJS and Nodejs, is the ultimate development stack. ATTENTION: Be warned that things will get crazy in this presentation. We will have security staff present to ensure the safety of the audience. Read more.
Continental 5
Brian Rinaldi (Progress)
Average rating: ***..
(3.79, 14 ratings)
You're already well aware of what Node offers for server-side JavaScript development. What you may not know is that there are many command line tools built on Node that can be incredibly useful to developers, even those with no interest in doing server-side JS. In this session, we'll review some Node-based tools, showing how to install them, use them and fit them in your development workflow. Read more.
Continental 5
Pam Selle (IOPipe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 10 ratings)
In this talk, Pam Selle ( will demonstrate a simple method of rapid prototyping and idea validation. You’ll learn how to use Express.js for rapid prototyping, leverage user testing to validate designs and interactions, and get it all up and running on the web quickly and easily. And we’ll do it in JavaScript! Read more.


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