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Wednesday, October 4


Node And Learn: How to Create a Local Node.js Community [B] - Yosuke Furukawa, Recruit Technologies
Node Japanese User Group has over 3000 members, and we have meetups or workshops in every months. This talk provides how Japanese Node Community is grown up and how we interact with global community.

This talk includes the following topics:

- Introduction Node.js Japan User Group (Introduction Japanese famous Noder and libraries)
- How to create Node Developers in Japan (Code And Learn / NodeSchool)
- How to improve Node Community (NodeGirls in Japan / CodeOfConduct)
- How to collaborate with Global Node.js Community (NodeFest guests)

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Yosuke Furukawa

Yosuke Furukawa, Recruit Technologies
Yosuke leads the Japan Node.js User Group and is an organizer of NodeFest. Yosuke has an interest in ESNext, new protocols like HTTP/2, WebRTC, and testing tools. He built the tower-of-babel, ES2015 tutorial tool and is now getting into universal web applications using React and... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 2:20pm - 2:50pm
West Ballroom A


The JS Ecosystem: Making Sense of the Madness - Ethan Brown, Pop Art
Being a JavaScript developer in 2017 is daunting. The proliferation of standards, frameworks, paradigms, tools, and services can be overwhelming. A lot of JavaScript developers don't even write JavaScript! This talk gives you practical advice on navigating the massive, chaotic JS ecosystem, and how to evaluate what technologies are most relevant and valuable to you.

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Ethan Brown

Director of Engineering, Pop Art
Ethan is Director of Engineering at Pop Art, a Portland, Oregon software company specializing in digital content management. He is author of two O'Reilly titles: Web Development with Node and Express, and Learning JavaScript, 3rd Edition. He holds undergraduate degrees in Computer... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
West Ballroom A
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Hooray for Arrays! Tips and Tricks for JavaScript's Best Object [B] - Erin McKean, IBM
Javascript arrays are special, in all senses of the word. In this talk, you'll learn everything you ever wanted to learn about arrays in Javascript (and probably more): what arrays actually are, fun ways to use arrays, array gotchas to avoid, differences in how arrays work in current and upcoming versions of Javascript, and (because this is Javascript) a few head-scratchers along the way.

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Erin McKean

Developer Evangelist, IBM
Developer Advocate, IBMErin McKean is a Developer Advocate for IBM and loves talking about APIs to anyone who will stand still long enough. Before Node.js, she dabbled in Ruby, HyperCard, Perl, and Omnimark, and still finds herself writing bash scripts on a regular basis. Erin is... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:40pm - 4:10pm
West Ballroom A
Friday, October 6


Code & Learn
Code & Learn events allow you to get started (or go further) with Node.js core contributions. Experienced contributors help guide you through your first (or second or third or fourth) commit to Node.js core. They also are available to provide impromptu guided tours through specific areas of Node.js core source code.

Friday October 6, 2017 9:00am - 12:30pm