"Fluent" entries

Tech events you don’t want to miss

Codepalousa, TechCrunch Disrupt, MVA Live, and more

Each Monday, we round up upcoming event highlights from the programming and technology space. Have an event to share? Send us a note.

nicholas_c_zakasThe Best of Fluent: Maintainable JavaScript webcast

Date: 5 a.m. PT, April 24

Location: Online webcast

Why you shouldn’t miss it: Presenter Nicholas Zakas addresses best practices in writing maintainable JavaScript code. You can register for the free webcast on O’Reilly’s community website.


Date: April 25—27

Location: Louisville, KY

Why you shouldn’t miss it: It’s three days of nerding out in software dev sessions, workshops, and keynotes. For more information, visit the Codepalousa website.

ny-disrupt-2013-logoTechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2013

Date: April 27—May 1

Location: New York City

Why you shouldn’t miss it: The shindig kicks off with a 24-hour hackathon. And you might get to meet Ashton Kutcher. For more on the event and information on tickets, visit TechCrunch.

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Where are JavaScript and the web going?

The Fluent conference co-chairs look ahead.

JavaScript and HTML5 just keep moving. One day it’s form validation, the next animation. Then it becomes full-on model view controller stacks getting data from sensors on devices and communicating with back-end servers that are themselves largely JavaScript.

Peter Cooper and I have tried to capture some of this power in the upcoming Fluent conference, so that attendees can find their ways to the tools that work for them. We also have an online preview coming this Thursday, April 4th.

Peter and I paused for a moment to talk about what we’re doing and where we see JavaScript and the Web heading. Though we work together on the conference, our perspectives aren’t quite the same, something I think works out for the better.

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