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October 2014 Meeting

6:00pm on October 23 2014
at Axis 901 in Manchester

HartfordJS is back to our usual schedule and in our usual location this month! Our next meeting will be on Thursday, October 23.

This month’s presentation will be done by Scott Sauyet, co-creator of the Ramda functional programming library. He will be doing a talk on the shift from side project to library maintenance.

See some of Scotts’s work and/or musings on his website and his GitHub page.

Invite your friends and please RSVP at Eventbrite!


September 2014 Meeting

6:30pm on September 18 2014
at Stilts Building in Hartford

HartfordJS will be suspending our regularly scheduled programming to do a combined meeting with the Connecticut Java Users Group! Come hear Reza Rahman, Java EE/GlassFish evangelist, talk about Using Javascript Rich Clients with Java EE. You can find more from Reza on his blog.

Following Reza’s talk, our own Michael Hurley, co-creator of the Ramda functional programming library, will be doing a talk Applicatives and other algebraic types.

See some of Mike’s work and/or musings on Twitter and his GitHub blog.

Invite your friends and please RSVP at Eventbrite!

**Please Note: The location for this meeting is the Stilts building in Hartford. We will not be meeting at Axis901 this month!


July 2014 Meeting

5:30pm on July 31 2014
at Axis 901 in Manchester

Come hear Paul Grenier talk about Web Components at this month’s meeting of HartfordJS! New to web components? Read the W3C’s intro here. See some of Paul’s work and/or musings on Twitter and his GitHub blog.

Invite your friends and please RSVP at Eventbrite!


June 2014 Meeting

5:30pm on June 26 2014
at Axis 901 in Manchester

Small group discussion.


April 2014 Meeting

5:30pm on April 10 2014
at Axis901 in Manchester

For our one-year anniversary, we’ve summoned Will Klein to return home and share his JavaScript adventures at Rally Software. We’ll hear about how Rally does (exhaustive) front-end testing in JavaScript. We will be serving Jasmine, Sinon, and CoffeeScript!

We’re hoping to make this a celebration, so if anyone would like to bake cake or other desserts, let us know!

Invite your friends and please RSVP!


January 2014 Meeting

5:30pm on January 28 2014
at Axis901 in Manchester

This month’s meeting will feature a talk on Functional Programming in Javascript delivered by Scott Sauyet. RSVP!

If you don’t know Scott, here is a brief bio:

“Scott Sauyet has been programming 15 years, in recent years focusing on Javascript on both the client and server. A big fan of functional programming, he is currently working on a functional programming library for Javascript.”

Slides for the talk (including some that were skipped) are available on Scott’s website.

Food will be served, and we’re returning to Axis901 again!


September 2013 Meeting

5:30pm on September 24 2013
at Axis901 in Manchester

Dysfunctional expatriot @buzzdecafe will be headlining tonight’s @HartfordJS.

He will be winging a last-minute “presentation” he was buffaloed into doing by @WillSlab, after several others declined. @buzzdecafe felt pity over the ongoing symptoms of oxygen deprivation exhibited by @WillSlab since his return from Colorado.

Food will be served, and we’re returning to Axis901 for the 3rd month straight.


August 2013 Meeting

5:30pm on August 27 2013
at Axis901 in Manchester

We’re back for another round! We’ll do one or two presentations (TBD), wrapped with awesome conversation as usual.

Food will be served, and we’re returning to Axis901 for the 2nd month straight.


July 2013 Hack Night

5:30pm on July 24 2013
at Axis901 in Manchester

This month we are switching it up and doing a hack night. Instead of presentations, we’ll be packing our laptops and working on projects in small groups.


June 2013 Meeting

5:30/7pm on June 18 2013
at CCAT in East Hartford

We’re partnering with the ACM folks to hear about local tech businesses at 5:30pm. At 7pm we’ll switch over to JS and hear some lightning talks. The presentations are linked below.

Deferreds & Promises w/ Justin Babey
Node.js: Getting Started w/ Joshua Tenner
Template Engines w/ Will Klein
Functional Javascript w/ Scott Sauyet
Grunt w/ Ryan Sylvestre


April 2013 Meeting

6:30pm on April 18 2013
at Wethersfield Public Library in Wethersfield

We introduced HartfordJS and hosted five lightning talks. The presentations are linked below.

Intro w/ Will Klein
Namespacing w/ Justin Babey
RequireJS w/ Prathamesh Satpute
JS Maintainability w/ Paul Grenier
Scheme in 10 Lines of JS w/ Mike Hurley
Source Maps w/ Ryan Sylvestre
Outro w/ Will Klein


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