JSFoo 2012 Chennai

Chennai JavaScripters ahoy!

After Bangalore and Pune, JSFoo is coming to Chennai! JSFoo is a one day conference about developing next-generation applications in JavaScript. Join us for a full day of intense sessions on a variety of topics ranging from core JavaScript concepts to building complete web-applications in JavaScript.

This is your chance to mingle with and learn from JavaScript experts from all over the country!

Sessions are for 45 minutes each: 30 minutes speaking, 10 minutes of Q&A and 5 minutes for people to move between rooms. Tickets are free for confirmed speakers. If you’ve proposed to speak, please wait to hear from us before you buying your ticket. If your proposal is not selected, you will still get Early Geek pricing.

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Arun Kumar Arjunan

@arun-kumar-arjunan

Rise of Node.js

Submitted Jan 21, 2012

The objective is to understand the popularity of node.js.

Outline

  • Understand what exactly node.js is.
    • High level overview of how to build something similar to node.js using V8, libio, libev
  • Node.js internals
    • Deep inside Event driven programming vs Thread based programming Vs Green Threads
    • Pros & Cons of event driven programming
    • Asynchronous IO vs Fake Asynchronous IO
    • Understand poll, select, /dev/poll, kqueue, IO completion ports
  • Why node.js is that popular?
    • Comparing node.js with other similar solutions
    • Various unique aspects of node.js
  • Scaling for production environment
    • How scaling web applications is different from scaling networking applications
    • The multi-core story
    • When to use fork/threads/workers
  • Node.js community
    • Adoption of node.js
    • Choosing the right framework/modules
  • Pros & Cons of using node.js
    • Things to be considered before switching to node.js
  • Future of node.js

Speaker bio

Part of my role is to evaluate new relevant technologies and recently had to touch Node.js. I am here to share my learning.

Slides

http://nodejs-jsfoo.heroku.com/

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