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AngularJS - Testability in mind on Lanyrd

Presented by Vojta Jína.   Sponsored by Brandwatch.

@ The Skiff 6 Gloucester Street, Brighton, BN1 4EW Map of The Skiff
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Angular teaches your old browser new tricks. It is what HTML would have been had it been designed for building web-applications.

Angular is radical because it eliminates boilerplate code with declarative rather than imperative syntax. Having an awesome framework is not enough; one needs to have easy testability, since this is the easiest way to develop and maintain big apps. In this session, we will focus on how AngularJS makes applications a joy to test and look at how Angular compares to other web application toolkits, like Backbone, Ember and Knockout.

Vojta Jína is originally from the Czech Republic, and currently a software engineer at Google, Mountain View. He is a big fan of Test Driven Development and open source projects. In free time, he really enjoys music, especially playing trumpet and collects speeding tickets.

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Async meets twice a month in Brighton & Hove, UK, to learn, discuss and play with JavaScript and related technologies.

We host talks, hack nights, show n' tells and community events, all of which are free.

Doors open 7.15pm, main session begins 7.45pm, we end around 9.30pm and continue nearby for an evening social.