Talk ideas

rprieto edited this page Jan 21, 2013 · 14 revisions
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Talk ideas... just add yours!

Potential talks

If you have an idea for a talk you want to give:

  • Creating and contributing to open-source node projects (Benjamin Lupton)
  • Intro to the Node Community (Benjamin Lupton)

Ideas and suggestions (as suggested by ninjas)

Topics

Specific Libraries/Frameworks

  • Tower.js
  • Express
  • Async
  • Promises
  • DocPad
  • Brunch
  • Grunt
  • Meteor
  • DerbyJS
  • Racer
  • NowJS
  • Jade (also advanced usage)
  • CoffeeKup
  • Express (also difference between v2 and v3)
  • Railway.js

Integrating with other stuff

  • Databases
    • MongoDB
    • CouchDB
    • Hbase
  • .Net
  • Event store

Best practices (or how you're doing it)

  • Testing
  • Profiling
  • Monitoring
  • Project structure
  • Coding for maintainability

Other ideas

  • What is Node.js good for (when should I use it?)
  • Tips for production
  • Web framework shootout
  • Node.js + MongoDB/Hbase for media asset version control
  • Domain driven design with Javascript on the server side
  • Hosting
  • Deployment
  • Gaming
  • How to convince your boss/client to use Node.js
  • Tell us about your awesome project!
  • Restful web services with Node.js

Exercises

  • Group coding
  • Code sharing
  • Pairing

Ideas for a hacking stream / workshops

  • Workshop creating a personal blog (or for Node.ninjas!) using DocPad
  • Developing a DocPad Plugin
  • Using Brunch
  • Using Grunt
  • Creating a Grunt Plugin
  • Intro to Async code

Cool projects and libraries