Jozi.JS May Meetup - Never stop learning

May 18, 2017 · Johannesburg, South Africa


• 18:30 - Food and Networking

• 19:00 - Clojurescript, the secret weapon of web dev - Len Weincier (@lenwnc)

• 19:15 - Redux and WebSockets - Richard Young (@richardyoung00)

• 20:00 - Open Floor / Show-and-Tell / Code critique / Networking.

Clojurescript, the secret weapon of web dev  

Len Weincier (@lenwnc)

Let me take you through a simple though about why this is an incredible platform that you should seriously take a look at for serious web development. "ClojureScript is a compiler for Clojure that targets JavaScript. It emits JavaScript code which is compatible with the advanced compilation mode of the Google Closure optimizing compiler."

Redux and WebSockets

Richard Young (@richardyoung00

Managing application state in single page apps can become complicated. Redux gives us a predictable way to manage our application’s state, but we can take it a step further and easily hook it up to WebSockets to allow seamless interaction between the server and our application’s state.

Open Floor / Show-and-Tell / Code critique: 

Like open-mic night except for JavaScript. Do you have something cool that you want to share, or get some feedback on? A specific problem that you're not quite sure how to solve, or just want some community code review? This is the time!

Let your hair down, figuratively or literally, and let's just talk about code.

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  • Jozi.JS

    JavaScript has become one of the most popular and widely used programming language in the world. In a large part, this is due to the amazing community and eco-system around the language. Jozi.JS exists to try and foster a community in Johannesburg, a meetup group dedicated to all things JavaScript!  The group meets on the third Thursday of the month from 18:30 to about 20:30. There are typically two speakers, on different topics: a ‘lightning talk’ of 15 minutes and a full presentation of 45 minutes. We h

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