1. The re-emergence of functional programming coincides nicely with the JavaScript renaissance. But where does the UI fit in?

    In this talk we'll cover the core concepts of Functional Reactive Programming while learning a practical application of them using Bacon.js. You'll learn how to build user interface components in a clear, declarative style by modeling both user interaction and back-end processing using one clean abstraction: streams of events.

    Pete Hodgson Pete is a Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks. He helps teams get more awesome at delivering maintainable software at a sustainable pace, using agile practices like test-driven design, pairing and continuous delivery. After horrible experiences with javascript in the early 2000s Pete saw the light and fell in love with this quirky little language while leading a team building a pure-JavaScript single-page mobile banking application. He was also an early contributor to the Calatrava framework.

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  2. The NodeBots Ecosystem - a talk about building robots with JS, and an overview of the different platforms available.

    Kassandra Perch Kassandra is a developer, crafter, and gamer living in Austin, TX. Her days are spent at RetailMeNot, where she slings javascript and tries to make developer processes easier. her nights and weekends are spent slinging more javascript, teaching for Girl Develop It!, and re-learning how to roller skate. She’s an unrepentant JS addict- and is especially interested in JS robotics/hardware.

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  3. When we open sourced React, we made waves by putting HTML in your JS. We were not done yet, the next step is to put CSS in your JS! In this talk I'm going to sort through CSS features, discard the ones that promote bad practices and keep the ones that makes it awesome.

    Christopher Chedeau Christopher “vjeux” Chedeau is a Front-End Engineer at Facebook. He is passionate about the web and its ability to very easily write great user interfaces.

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