JSFoo 2016

Tackling speed and performance for JavaScript

Yash Dayal


Hello Johnny Pi

Submitted Aug 11, 2016

This talk will focus on my experience with building a telerobot powered by Javascript. Node.JS has become a unanimous choice for most new technology projects. I believe Robotics/ IOT is the next frontier which will be dominated by Javascript as it provides better support for better UX and inter-operatablity when compared to traditional languages like C


  • Introduction to Arduino, Raspberry Pi
  • Running Node.JS on Raspberry Pi
  • Using Johnny Five to control Arduino
  • Takeaways from building a robot powered by Javascript.
  • Popular javascript libraries for robotics and their pros/cons

Speaker bio

Yash Dayal has over a decade experience in working with internet technologies. Yash is a currently employed with Myntra. Prior to Myntra, He has worked in Yahoo Labs, Hyves (Amsterdam) and InfoEdge India Ltd (naukri.com). In his spare time he likes to watch movies, read books and tinker with Arduino projects.


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