JSFoo 2015

The future of JavaScript

JSFoo is India’s premier JavaScript conference. This year is the fifth edition.

The theme for the 2015 edition is the future of JavaScript.

We are looking for talks and workshops from academics and practitioners who are at the cutting edge of developments in JavaScript.

We want to hear all about:

  • Advances in browser JavaScript
  • JavaScript in hardware
  • Functional JavaScript
  • Cutting edge developments, including original work
  • ES6

Editorial panel

  • Santosh Rajan, founder Geekskool
  • Shwetank Dixit, Extensions Program Manager and Web Evangelist, Opera Software
  • Sindhu S, Recurse Center alumni
  • Zainab Bawa, editorial coordinator, co-founder at HasGeek

Commitment to Open Source

HasGeek believes in open source as the binding force of our community. If you are describing a codebase for developers to work with, we’d like it to be available under a permissive open source license. If your software is commercially licensed or available under a combination of commercial and restrictive open source licenses (such as the various forms of the GPL), please consider picking up a sponsorship. We recognize that there are valid reasons for commercial licensing, but ask that you support us in return for giving you an audience. Your session will be marked on the schedule as a sponsored session.

Workshops

If you are interested in conducting a hands-on session on any of the topics falling under the themes described above, please submit a proposal under the workshops section. We also need you to tell us about your past experience in teaching and/or conducting workshops.

BOF sessions

If you are interested in doing an unconference during the breakout sessions, propose a topic which will be of interest to the community.

Important dates:

Deadline for submitting proposals: 31 July 2015
Conference dates: 18-19 September
Workshops: 15, 16, 17 and 20 September

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JSFoo is a forum for discussing UI engineering; fullstack development; web applications engineering, performance, security and design; accessibility; and latest developments in #JavaScript. Follow JSFoo on Twitter more

Mats Olsen

@mewwts

An introduction to search-index.js

Submitted May 28, 2015

The talk should serve as a jumping off point for engineers looking to use search-index, and creative types who want to create new concepts around “Small Data”. The obvious benefit is knowing a technology that lets you put a search index in the browser. It opens up for some fascinating stuff.

Outline

Search-index is a module for doing free-text search in Javascript. In this talk we will explore various approaches to indexing data on the server and in the browser. We will show how search-index integrates with other technologies such as Browserify, the Level family, PouchDB and NPM, together with code examples.

Speaker bio

Mats is a mathematician working with search engines at Comperio, a search consultancy in Oslo, Norway. He’s an active contributor to several open source projects, among them search-index.js and Norch.

Links

Slides

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jhxfy981zjsb6ca/JSFoo-wip.pdf?dl=0

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JSFoo is a forum for discussing UI engineering; fullstack development; web applications engineering, performance, security and design; accessibility; and latest developments in #JavaScript. Follow JSFoo on Twitter more