Web & Application Professionals Meetup – May
The Long Beach Web & App dev Professionals (WAPRO) group meets monthly to showcase our cool tech projects, share best practices, network with each other, help newcomers, and share the values of open source software (F/OSS). We strive to do this in a professional, relaxed, respectful, and open venue for all people in our community. Website: http://www.waprolb.org
TALKS THIS MONTH
- Allen Eubank - MeteorJS, A DEMO AND WALKTHROUGH
- Daniel Romero - MeteorJS, WHAT HAPPENS AFTER AN AWESOME DEMO?
- Roger Howard, ON BEING A PYTHONISTA AND DJANGONAUT
- Mike Land - RAPID iOS PROTOTYPING WITH SWIFT
- Lightning Talks … FIVE MINUTE TALKS BY EVERYONE THAT WANTS TO SHARE SOMETHING AWESOME.
- We have prizes! Join us for your chance to win books! Examples: **“Mastering iOS Frameworks: Beyond the Basics”, “Learning AngularJS”, “Apache Cordova 4 Programming”, “Swift for Programmers”, “NoSQL for Mere Mortals”, “Ruby Way, The: Solutions and Techniques”, “Practical Guide to Ubuntu”, “iOS 8 Application Development”
VENUE & MEETUP INFO
Note: We alternate meetup locations monthly.
- DATE: May 21, 2015
TIME: 7-9p (Meeting starts promptly, doors open by 6:30)
LOCATION: 235 E. Broadway, 8th Floor, Long Beach, CA
MAP LINK: WE Labs – Broadway + Long Beach BLVD intersection.
PARKING: FREE: Street parking east of Long Beach Blvd after 6p. Metered until 6p. WE Labs is on the corner.
CHEAP: The Cityplace Lot C #6 … 2hrs FREE then hourly » 3rd Street + Promenade
ALL-DAY: Cheap $5 ALL-DAY parking across street.
Long Beach Web & Application Professionals #WAPRO
We share and learn about the technology that ignites our imagination, builds our skill-set, expands our network, and grows community! If you have interest or work in Web or Application Development, add our meetup RSS Atom iCal Outlook to your calendar now!
We like open source, it runs the web. Our meetups are focused on the life-cycle and technologies related to website and mobile application development. We will especially try to delve into situations where mobile and web technologies converge. The meeting topics we cover will vary monthly and will be tailored to, and by, our community. Visit our website for more information and learn how to get invovled! http://www.waprolb.org
OVERVIEW OF PRESENTATIONS
Demo MeteorJS, A DEMO AND WALKTHROUGH
Demo a Meteor application. Learn about the 7 principles of Meteor and why Meteor rocks as a platform for the web.
Allen Eubank @alleneubank
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER AN AWESOME MeteorJS DEMO?
Meteor is a new technology with a huge package selection. Let’s take that awesome MeteorJS demo and deploy it, make it super fast, checkout its performance, and make it SEO friendly.
Daniel Romero @dannys_io
Former Chipotle Cook turned Junior Web Developer with emphasis on the Front End. Trying to find a good gig. Visuals is my thing. Finding ways to learn from others and share what I know.
ON BEING A PYTHONISTA AND DJANGONAUT
Python has never quite been the hot language du jour, but it has a large and loyal following both on and of the web. It’s equally at home as a systems scripting tool, advanced maths environment, and Web application language. The language syntax and design philosophy favors simplicity and idiomatic style. As briefly as possible I’ll take you on a tour of the Python ecosystem, particularly as it relates to Web application development.
Roger Howard @rogerhoward
Long Beach Local, Roger Howard, has spent over 15 years in large organizations such as Playboy, Fox, The Getty, and Blizzard Entertainment providing technology leadership, hands on engineering, and process innovation.
My specialties generally center around the design and delivery of large collections of data and digital media in museums, photo agencies, video game studios, and other high-volume media environments.
These days I work independently as a programmer, consultant, and occasional technical writer.
RAPID iOS PROTOTYPING WITH SWIFT
Let’s fire up Xcode and build and iOS prototype application in under 10 minutes…no coding necessary. Forget about using those trendy prototyping frameworks that try to provide a “real” iOS feel, our prototype will be fully NATIVE with no limitations.
Mike Land @wearelanding
Designer, Developer, Builder, Mike runs Landing, a software and web development agency based in Newport Beach, CA