Getting Started With Meteor

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Getting Started With Meteor

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

About this workshop

Learn the ins and outs of CoffeeScript, then use CoffeeScript to build your first Meteor real time reactive web site. Just what you need to build momentum for take off!

Takeaways

Part 1 (before lunch):

  • Essentials of CoffeeScript
  • Converting CoffeeScript to JavaScript and back again
  • Using maps to debug CoffeeScript
  • Using the CoffeeScript linter to improve your programs
  • Best practices
  • Part 2 (after lunch)

  • Build a basic Meteor chat application from scratch
  • Learn the fundamentals of Meteor and the pub/sub model
  • Deploy your app online
  • Chat!
  • Prereqs & Preparation

    1. A laptop with at least 4 GB of RAM and a recent operating system
    2. Ability to install and run a VirtualBox virtual appliance (easy)
    3. Basic skills in HTML, CSS, and a little JavaScript
    4. A desire to learn

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