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SeattleJS September meetup at Xealth!

September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s the 2nd Thursday of the month, time to hang out with your fellow web developers!

6:00pm: Arrive, have some refreshments and network
6:30pm: A word from our sponsors
6:40pm: Community announcements
6:50pm: Talk: “Big Data” Engineering with Node.js
7:15pm: Lightning Talk: Using Next.JS & Github to build static sites
7:30pm: Short break
7:40pm: Talk: Browser Crypto APIs
8:05pm: End of program, feel free to hang out for a bit
8:30pm: Social Hour at a nearby establishment TBD

Xealth, Inc.


“Big Data” Engineering with Node.js
by Jason Kim

When you think about data engineering, people usually think about using Java or Python as the primary language to work with. While they are fine languages to work with, I want to throw Node.js into the mix as a serious contender to get the job done. Node.js is performant enough to do some heavy lifting and has great NPM packages that help you develop fast. I wanted to share my experience of building data-intensive systems using Node.js.

Jason Kim is a software engineer at Coupang. He works on developing the reporting system for Coupang’s advertising platform. Outside work, Jason likes to check out restaurants, take photos and work on side projects.


Using Next.JS & Github to build static sites
by Evan Tahler

Next.js is a static & dynamic site rendering tool for websites based on React. We can use Next.js to flatten and build static sites for us using React. We can then upload these packs to Github Pages for a freely hosted website. This talk will focus less on the React part of things, and more on the “devops” tools we use to build and host the site – Next, Circle.CI, and Github Pages

This is how we build http://www.actionherojs.com, and have an open-souce example here http://github.com/actionhero/www.actionherojs.com

Evan is an open-source innovator, and frequent speaker at software development conferences focusing on Product Managment, Node.JS, Rails, and databases. Most recently, Evan was the Chief Product Officer at Voom, an Airbus Company, providing an urban air mobility to cities around the world.


Browser Crypto APIs
by Jason Nutter

Did you know your web browser is capable of performing cryptographic operations, such as generating keys, encrypting and signing data, and more? In this talk, I’ll give an overview of the browser crypto APIs, and showcase some practical scenarios by detailing how Microsoft is using these APIs to build more secure experiences for our customers.

I am currently a software engineer at Microsoft, where I work on OSS for Azure Identity, namely the Microsoft Authentication Libraries for Javascript. I am also a guest lecturer at the University of Washington, where I teach client-side web development in the UW Information School.



September 12, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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