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Node.JS eXchange 2012
Skills Matter is working on the launch of the First annual Node.JS eXchange. More information coming soon! Follow #nodejsx for updates. Get your ticket here here
Gojko Adzic's Test Driven Development Workshop
Gojko Adzic's two day workshop on Test Driven Development (TDD) enables you to experience and learn test driven development by doing it. You will be immersed in a realistic TDD project, allowing you to learn the practices and principles of test driven development and try them out in practice. Through facilitated exercises and discussion, you will experience two days of working on an agile test-driven team. You will use and learn basic Test Driven Development practices including unit testing, refactoring and related agile practices such as continuous integration and pair programming. You will understand the reasons behind TDD and experience its benefits first-hand. By applying what you learn, you will be able to build quality into software from the start, design and develop systems fit for purpose and write code that is easy to maintain and evolve in the future. The is a completely hands-on workshop with coding straight from the start, interrupted by very short presentations to explain the practices and put things into a wider perspective. It is based on the very latest tools, current knowledge and ideas from the community. Find out more here
Peter Lubbers' HTML5 WebSocket and Communication
Peter Lubbers' HTML5 WebSocket and Communication is a highly practical two day course that will teach you how to use HTML5 WebSocket and HTML5 Communication to build real-time web applications. The course covers the use of HTML5 WebSocket, Server-Sent Events, Cross-Document Messaging, and XMLHttpRequest Level 2. This course focuses on how to create next generation HTML5 web applications. With these new standards, the browser can now enjoy the first-class citizenry of network communication that has long been enjoyed exclusively by desktop client/server applications. You will learn how to use the emerging standards to build scalable, mission critical real-time Web 2.0 applications. To find out about learning objectives, dates and how to get some tickets, go here
Peter Lubbers' HTML5 “Fast Track”