From PHP to organizing Nodebp

From PHP to organizing Nodebp

My journey from being a rookie PHP developer to start organizing the Hungarian Node.js Meetup Group

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Gergely Nemeth

October 04, 2014
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  1. From a PHP rookie to organizing Nodebp Gergely Nemeth @nthgergo

  2. BEING A ROOKIE PHP DEVELOPER

  3. BUT NOT JUST PHP DEVELOPED WITH C, JAVA, C#

  4. ENOUGH.

  5. LET’S BUILD SOMETHING NEW http://tagmint.com

  6. LET’S BUILD SOMETHING NEW http://tagmint.com

  7. CALL IT A STARTUP, START EXPERIMENTING NODE, REDIS, MONGO, WEBSOCKETS

  8. WHY NODE ?

  9. HIGH PERFORMANCE

  10. DEVELOPER HAPPINESS “WHY GO TO FACEBOOK AND DO PHP WHEN

    YOU CAN GO TO PAYPAL AND DO NODE.JS” Bill Scott, PayPal
  11. PRODUCTIVITY - vibrant user-land (~100K in NPM) - more done

    with less developers - code size shrink
  12. JAVASCRIPT RUNS EVERYWHERE

  13. CALLBACK WAS ALREADY CALLED

  14. LEARN TO FLY

  15. GET BETTER

  16. REPEAT (YES, WE GOT STUCK AGAIN)

  17. STRUGGLE - MEETING NODE PPL WAS HARD

  18. START BUILDING A COMMUNITY

  19. BUT NOT ALONE

  20. NODEBP STARTED

  21. NODEBP FORMAT 1st talk: for newcomers 2nd talk: for experts

    3rd talk: a fun project https://github.com/knode/meetups/blob/master/budapest-hungary/nodebp.md
  22. NODEBEERS

  23. HOW DO YOU GET ALL THESE TALKS? GITHUB ISSUES! BE

    TRANSPARENT AND REACHABLE https://github.com/nodebp/nodebp
  24. REHEARSALS GIVE VALUABLE FEEDBACK TO SPEAKERS PRIOR TO THE MEETUP

  25. NODEBP STARTED BUT NOT JUST THE CLASSICAL MEETUPS http://nodebp.com

  26. NODESCHOOLS

  27. NODEBREAKFASTS

  28. THESE STUFFS ARE NOT NEW LOOK OUT FOR ROLE MODELS

  29. PROBLEMS WE FACED/FACE

  30. PROBLEMS WE FACED/FACE MOST PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW THE GLOBAL

    NODE COMMUNITY MEMBERS
  31. PROBLEMS WE FACED/FACE IT RAINS!

  32. PROBLEMS WE FACED/FACE TASK DELEGATION TO COMMUNITY LEADERS

  33. PROBLEMS WE FACED/FACE GET SPONSORS / EVENT VENUE

  34. THE NEXT STEP

  35. THE NEXT STEP http://oneshot.risingstack.com organized by

  36. THINGS TO TAKE HOME - learn on your own can

    be very challenging - start building a community - make friends - enjoy
  37. THANKS! Gergely Nemeth @nthgergo