Abstract

This was the year React vs Angular in the Web World.   With the redo of AngularJS 1.x into Angular (the “official” name for AngularJS 2), it is time to compare and contrast Angular and ReactJS, another very popular JavaScript library.  We will take a look at an application developed using both Angular and React and talk through difference in coding philosophy between the two and ultimately, help you or your organization determine what makes sense. Spoiler, there are slides entitled feelings

 

Bio

John Ptacek is a Skyline Technologies Principal Consultant where his primary focus is the design, development and envisioning of solutions for customers around the globe.

During his career he has developed solutions to solve problems for a wide variety of industries. Examples include virtually melting down nuclear reactors, developing a system for pricing over 10 billion dollars in consumer goods orders, corporate extranets for professional sport teams as well as mobile applications for music festivals.

His current focus is on solving problems using cloud technologies to reach users on their phone, their PC or while they are talking in their living room.

He lives in Appleton, WI with his wife and a gaggle of children who are usually playing music, running or shining shoes. Follow him on twitter @jptacek or on his blog athttp://www.jptacek.com.

 

Free Registration

http://ptacekangularreact.eventbrite.com

When & Where

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
5:30 – networking
6:00 – discussion
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N. Bluemound
Room C140
Appleton, WI 54912

Abstract

We’ll take a look at a completely open source web stack including Angular, TypeScript/JavaScript, Gulp, Bower, NPM, and Yeoman. We’ll use Visual Studio Code, the cross-platform text editor. Finally, we’ll put our code in GitHub, use Travis CI to for our builds, and deploy it all to the cloud. If all of this frightens you, don’t worry, it’s easier than you might think, and completely free. Even if you have to integrate with an existing solution such as ASP.NET MVC, there is something here for you.

Bio

Jason Young is a Principal Program Manager with Microsoft. He focuses on commercial ISVs building large-scale technical projects built on devices, Windows, and Azure. His history includes working for a manufacturing startup, building MES software at GE, and consulting on a variety of technologies. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was CTO of an energy company where he directed development of a large-scale Windows Azure-based building automation and IoT data collection solution.

Free Registration

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/switching-to-an-open-source-web-stack-jason-young-tickets-18678425674

When & Where

Wednesday, Oct 14th, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
5:30 – networking and food
6:00 – discussion

Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound
Room A161
Appleton, WI 54912

Abstract

Google has a superheroic Javascript framework called AngularJS, which is a Model View Controller approach to making client side web based applications. John Ptacek is going to be doing an introduction to Angular, and take a spin through some of its features and functionality. There will be chemistry.

Register

https://angularjs-jptacek.eventbrite.com/

Bio

John is a Skyline Technologies Senior Engineer where his primary focus is the design, development and solutions for customers on the web; sometimes with SharePoint, sometimes with MVC, sometimes with duct tape. His experiences at Skyline have included a diverse set of technologies such as SharePoint, C#, VB.NET, Silverlight, XAML, web, JavaScript and has led him around the world. He live in Appleton, WI with his wife and a gaggle of children who are usually playing music. He is currently reading Donna Tartt’s Goldfinch and will still be mourning the death of Lou Reed. Follow him on twitter @jptacek, www.jptacek.com and/or www.skylinetechnologies.com