Dan Shaw

Dan Shaw
Co-Founder/President/CPO, NodeSource

Dan Shaw is a co-founder of NodeSource and is dedicated to helping improve and expand the Node Community. He is a veteran of numerous Node.js startups, including Voxer, Spreecast and Storify. Dan has extensive experience building large-scale, realtime systems with Node.js and has been building production services using Node since v0.2. Dan is a frequent speaker at Node.js, JavaScript and Realtime conferences, the host of the NodeUp podcast and the organizer of events like International NodeBots Day and the NodeBots SF meetup. Prior to Node, Dan worked in large-scale government contracts for Defense, Health Care and Education.


12:00pm–12:30pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
Development tools
Location: Salon 9
Danese Cooper (NearForm), Scott Hammond (Joyent), Jim Zemlin (The Linux Foundation), Mikeal Rogers (Modulus), Dan Shaw (NodeSource), Bert Belder (StrongLoop, Inc.)
This panel will bring together voices from both sides of the fork to discuss the newly launched Node.js Foundation, and the tricky process of healing a fork. Read more.
5:15pm–5:45pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
Development tools
Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
Dan Shaw (NodeSource)
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Tackling performance in Node.js is like an onion, you have to peel off one layer at a time. This talk is a soup to nuts rundown of all the best practices and available tools to performance tune any Node.js applications. We start with looking at architecture, then dive into heap performance, profiling CPU, then lastly end up exploring how to micro-optimizing code for V8's Crankshaft compiler. Read more.