Node Summit 2015

What a difference a year makes. Astute readers of this blog may remember my sitting on the Node.js fence in the fall of 2013. I eventually jumped off the fence thanks to the wave of presentations at the last year’s NodeSummit indicating that Node.js was ready. During the ensuing year I have become a vocal supporter […]

Full Stack Toronto Conference 2014

We at IBM are not strangers to large, well capitalized conferences. As things go in the conference-industrial complex, it is a big deal when one of your keynote speakers is Kevin Spacey, or Imagine Dragons entertain you after hours. So to say that the first Full Stack Toronto Conference was on the opposite side of […]

Nodeconf.eu 2014: Trip Report (Part 3)

This is the third and final installment of my Nodeconf.eu report. There was also part 1 and part 2 you should probably read first for continuity. Day three of Nodeconf.eu started with a ‘Mad Science Act’, with all the presenters trading the pre-requisite lab coat (to add ‘science’ and also a bit of ‘mad’ to […]

Nodeconf.eu 2014: Trip Report (Part 1)

Shady’s back, tell a friend! Fresh from the green grass of Ireland where I attended (and presented) at this year’s nodeconf.eu, I am now back to report on it as promised. This year’s conference is a second instance of a format started last year by Cian Ó Maidín and the friends from Near Form. The goal […]

Node.js on the Road – San Francisco

This post is a first of sorts – as with my review of RESS: The Essentials that opened my Reviews category, it will be the first in the Events. In this context, plural is actually justified because it covers not one but two events: Node.js on the Road on Feb 27th in San Francisco’s hosted […]