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5 Startups Worthy of Presenting at Key San Francisco Meetup

5 Startups Worthy of Presenting at San Francisco Meetup

San Francisco’s Startup Showcase is a beast of a group, which can attract nearly 1,000 presenters, technologists, investors and consumers. On such a big stage, at least by Meetup standards, you’d have to have a great idea, rolled it some way along the road of technical and product development and a solid pitch for the yes men to comfortably join ...

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Gulp.js, The Streaming Build System, Jack Franklin

Gulp.js, The Streaming Build System, Jack Franklin

Jack Franklin runs javascriptplayground.com which is a blog covering all things js, including testing, Backbone, Node, JQuery and so on along with cameo contributions from other developers. In this presentation at Future Of Web Apps in October he talks about Gulp.js and how it has become so popular as a build tool whilst also demonstrating an install and common tasks. With ...

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Insane HTML5 WebSocket Real-Time Web Demos, Peter Moskovits

HTML5 WebSocket For Real-Time Web, Peter Moskovits

I make no apologies for banging on about the Internet of Things.. again.. but in the context of HTML5 WebSocket this talk is awesome. Kaazing are based in San Francisco and use HTML5 WebSocket to provide instant two way communications over the web ‘at an enterprise level’. Peter Moskovits is the Head of Real-Time Solutions and in this presentation he gives ...

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What Happens To Ruby When Rails Dies? Ernie Miller – RubyConf 2014

What Happens To Ruby When Rails Dies – Ernie Miller

This is easy watching.. and hugely entertaining. What exactly happens to Ruby when Rails dies? Maybe not ‘exactly’ but Ernie Miller goes to great lengths to explain the events that led to him adoring Ruby on Rails and being part of a community that is like no other.. ..which is the basis of this talk. Miller reckons that the best ...

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You Really Should Know A Bit Of Clojure – Ben Orenstein

You Really Should Know A Bit Of Clojure – Ben Orenstein

Ben Orenstein has been knee deep in object oriented programming for years, dealing with it’s limitations, yet more recently has been enjoying the benefits of functional programming with Clojure. Here, he talks about why everyone should know a bit of Clojure and the benefits it brings to his Ruby code. Orenstein runs through immutable data structures (go to 3:55) and how ...

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Running JavaScript On Devices And Resin.io

Running JavaScript On Devices And Resin.io

Across browsers, JavaScript has sped up hugely in recent years and now, most new Github repositories are written in JavaScript as opposed to Ruby. Resin.io now aims to make it as easy to run devices that use JavaScript as running applications in the cloud by allowing you to deploy code to devices with a simple git push resin by using containers ...

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Monster AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon, Las Vegas

AT&T Developer Summit, Las Vegas

AT&T held their 2015 Developer Summit Hackathon at Rain Nightclub in the Palms Casino, Resort, Las Vegas earlier this month. This event is massive and the thing that makes it slightly different to conventional Hackathons is the diversity of participants who are not necessarily software engineers but also include entrants from the business side too. Needless to say it is ...

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Antwerp Accelerator’s Amsterdam Adventure

Linkman

I wanted to give some airtime to Telenet Idealabs Accelerator in Antwerp, partly because Antwerp has the most beautiful train station in the world and the world needs to know about it but mainly because there are always alternative options for funding with some really good smaller, creative accelerator programmes for Startups that do not secure funding from larger programmes. ...

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How To Get A Standing Ovation For A Startup Pitch – HowFactory Pitch, Iowa

How To Launch Your Startup Like a Rockstar – HowFactory Pitch, Iowa

You came up with the killer idea, you’ve nailed the technology, you put in untold all nighters, focussed on the long game, you’re ready to unveil the next big thing to the world. How do you communicate the passion for the idea that has got you this far to the yes men? HowFactory gave a classic sales pitch at Built ...

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SEEK Hackathon, Melbourne, Australia

SEEK Hackathon

SEEK is a job search site based in Melbourne, Australia which held it’s second Hackathon last June with a third one in planning any time soon. SEEK is one of the best loved tech employers in Melbourne with an industro-kitsch interior designed office which could have fallen out of the sky from Silicon Valley onto the city’s St.Kilda Road. The business has ...

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