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Derek Anderson

Bio:

Derek is a South Dakota Native. Born and raised in Yankton, he has had the fortune of being in a technical software role for over 20 years for companies such as US Bank, LG Electronics, and PayPal. During his time, he’s worked in various stacks and languages, ranging from C#/VB .NET, Python, C++, Java and recently a focus on JavaScript at NodeSource, the NodeJS company.

Session:

Introduction to NodeJS

In this session we will learn what NodeJS is, and how we can use it.

We’ll cover installing it on various platforms, using it to write Shell Scripts and Workflow Programs,and more importantly moving to use it for writing Web Applications, Servers, and deploying code to multiple locations thanks to the V8 Engine.