Thu Jul 31 2014
CascadiaJS 2014 kicked off today in Portland.
Everything ran smoothly, even in 89 degree weather!
Videos are starting to become available on YouTube with new ones being announced on Twitter.
My favorite presentations today were:
Glen Maddern talks about Web Components and creating his x-gif web component. (talk proposal)
Joe Lepper talks about his Reddit bot experiements. (talk proposal)
Nick Niemeir talks about rolling your own Emitters which "let you flexibly decouple parts of your system, and control how they are tied together." (talk proposal)
I also enjoyed these presentations:
Willow Brugh talks about providing "Mutual Aid at a Global Scale" (video of presentation)
Kate Hudson talks about "encouraging diversity in your open source project" (video of presentation)
Jason Campbell talks about how to create and build a successful user group based on his experiences in Los Angeles. (talk proposal)
Lydia Katsamberis talks about the gratification and usefulness of writing your own bookmarklets (talk proposal)