- Lots of job openings are available in Austin.
- Developers using ClientSide Model-View-Controller frameworks are more productive.
- The original framework, backbone.js, has lots of competitors.
- Paul liked AngularJS (made by Google employees in their 20% time) for open source projects and Knockout (made by Microsofties in their off-time) for Microsoft environments.
- DoubleClick uses AngularJS for their commercial site.
- http://addyosmani.github.com/todomvc/ has demos of the ClientSide MVC frameworks.
- CSMVC allow for rapid prototyping.
- CSMVC offers massive code reduction.
- Paul thinks Knockout will be an official component in the Microsoft toolbox in the future.
- JSON is the Browser Lingua Franca now.
- JSFiddle.com offers a good tool.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Paul Hammant, co-developer of Selenium, from ThoughtWorks, spoke to Austin's IEEE chapter June 20th, 2012 on the topic of "Client Side MVC". Here is a summary of my jumbled notes: