Single Page, Real Time Web Apps Using Node.js And Windows Azure
In this session, we will explore creating a fully functional web site without the use of a traditional server-side web stack and without a relational database backend. Based on this exploration, you can see which of these tools can help you build applications more effectively. Bring your buzzword bingo cards because in this session we will cover the cloud using Windows Azure Websites, node.js, backbone.js, and coffeescript.
Dennis Burton – SRT Solutions
Dennis Burton is a web developer with SRT Solutions whose diverse portfolio includes online learning management systems, precision measurement using high speed data acquisition applications, as well as automotive diagnostic software. Since the beginning of his career, he has been working with systems that require processing large amounts of data quickly. Dennis has been around long enough to be old to some and young to others, but firmly believes that what you do with your time is more important than how long you have been spending it. As an active member of the development community, Dennis serves on the board of the Ann Arbor .NET User Group, founded the a2node user group, and served as an organizer for the Lansing Day of .NET.
You can find him rambling on as @dburton on Twitter and on his blog at developusing.net.
Pizza will be provided as a snack during the meeting. For anyone interested in continuing the discussion a Geek Dinner will be held immediately after the meeting (Location – TBD).
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Tuesday July 31, 2012