Server side technology conference 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.

9:00am–10:30am Monday, 04/20/2015
Location: Salon 8
William Kennedy (Ardan Labs)
Average rating: **...
(2.27, 15 ratings)
Go is everywhere these days. You can’t escape it. What it is? Why should you care as a front-end developer? You could use Node, PHP, Ruby, etc… on the backend to power your SPA, but I’ll show you why Go might be the perfect choice for writing JSON/XML based APIs. Read more.
11:00am–12:30pm Monday, 04/20/2015
Location: Salon 8
Les Hazlewood (Stormpath)
Average rating: ****.
(4.69, 29 ratings)
Designing a really clean and intuitive REST + JSON API is no small feat. You have to worry about resources, collections of resources, pagination, query parameters, references to other resources, which HTTP Methods to use, HTTP Caching, security, and more! Further, while there are many references on creating REST APIs with XML, there are much fewer references for REST + JSON. Read more.
2:15pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 10
Juan Benet (Protocol Labs)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
What if websites could run without servers? What if links still worked offline? What if when you requested files, they were served by computers right next to you? That's what IPFS is all about. It sounds crazy. It IS crazy. But it's here today, and it works! Read more.