NodeJS has many uses, but what about taking the traditional web development offline and developing NodeJS application for the desktop. This talk introduces Electron. A nifty framework which makes desktop application development with NodeJS a breeze and stretches the horizon for businesses and developers to offer desktop applications as solutions to client and business needs.
Watch Bernard Baker (BTAB @bernibear2000) walk you through the development of a production ready application which is being used at Sky which converts videos into sprite sheets for use by online display campaigns.
Bernard Baker is an aspiring programmer who has been coding for over ten years. Currently working as a Digital Innovations Specialist - dreaming up new product ideas, mentoring programmers and investigating new technologies for their benefits in his business domain.
We loved it last month when people stood up with ad hoc talks, tips and tool walkthroughs. Much fun and entertainment all round. (If you missed it - check all last month's videos here)
This month it's your turn. For 3-8 minutes, the mic is yours. Add your name and topic as a comment in this issue. Or turn up on the night and we will try fit you in...
Also, as usual: community announcements, open source projects, job hunters and offers will have a chance on the mic.
The LNUG website uses AppCache with the help of app-cache-nanny but with its upcoming depreciation I’ve been investigating how Service Workers might improve the experience as well as as ensuring the site continues to work when you’re offline.
In this talk I will explain how the LNUG website gets built, how it uses appCache / service workers and some of the things I’ve learned along the way.