Ray Hightower Ray Hightower on

OpenROV (remotely operated underwater vehicle) was founded with the mission to make undersea exploration available to everyone. It is an underwater robot that runs Linux, Node.js, socket.io, and TCP/IP and is controlled by a web browser. OpenROV is also completely open source. In this lightning talk, Ray Hightower, software developer and founder of WisdomGroup, walks through his OpenROV construction, software architecture, and underwater exploration.

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Thorsten Lorenz Thorsten Lorenz on

Node.js addons are a powerful feature that gives us the ability to drop down to low level C or C++ for performance and to leverage existing libraries. Thorsten Lorenz, Senior Software Engineer at NodeSource, gives a rundown on the basics of addons and how they work. He then gives a demo of nad, a node addon developer tool he built that shows that with the proper tooling, developing addons is easy and useful.

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Garland Kan Garland Kan on

An increasing number of applications are built with APIs for internal services communicating with each other as well as an external API. These critical APIs must be monitored. In this talk, Garland Kan (Engineer, Algorithms.io), explains how engineers can use Frisby.JS as an API testing and monitoring tool.

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Danny Gershman Danny Gershman on


Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CTO of Cinchcast and BlogTalkRadio, and his colleague Danny Gershman will be presenting “Sharing Slides with 10,000 People in r/t: Socket.IO and Node.JS in Production” in this recording from the NYC Node.JS meetup. They cover tips on security and show how they approached securing their application. This tech talks covers securing Node.js & Socket.io in production.

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