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 ofContinue reading “Full Stack Toronto Conference 2014”

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’ toContinue reading “Nodeconf.eu 2014: Trip Report (Part 3)”

Nodeconf.eu 2014: Trip Report (Part 2)

Read part 1 of the report. Before I continue to part 2, a word about timing. Some of you may ask why it took me so long to publish my impressions of an event that happened last week (which, in Internet time, is ‘way in the past’). The thing is, I prefer to live theContinue reading “Nodeconf.eu 2014: Trip Report (Part 2)”

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 goalContinue reading “Nodeconf.eu 2014: Trip Report (Part 1)”

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 hostedContinue reading “Node.js on the Road – San Francisco”