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Node.js Hackday and Party


Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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hacker (all day) Ended Free  
evening socializer (just evening) Ended Free  

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Come hack on projects using node.js at Rackspace’s new San Francisco office.

Hack all day, or come watch the demos and hang out afterwards. Brought to you by developers at Rackspace and Nodejitsu.

29. February, 2012

  • 9.00 am Start Hacking
    11.00 am Tech Talk on "Using Node.js as an API server" by Paul Querna from Rackspace
    11.15 am Tech Talk on "Modules you should be using" by Mikeal Rogers from Pouch
    6.00 pm Tech Talk by James Halliday from StackVM
    6.30 pm Tech Talk on "Profiling Node.js in production" by David Pacheco from Joyent / JoyentCloud
    7.00 pm Demos (prizes sponsored by GitHub and Rackspace)
    8.00 pm Move to a local bar

Hack all day, or come watch the demos and hang out with us afterwards.

Food, beer and skeeball provided. Bring ideas or find a team.

See you there!

  • Rackspace San Francisco
  • 620 Folsom Street
  • Suite 100 (Ground Floor)


  • Developer stats site; turn this into a game a la Twisted Highscores
  • IRC Bots that integrate with build, deployment, tracking tools
  • REST interfaces for language-specific libraries a la libcloud.rest
  • REST interface for cron jobs a la cron.io
  • Web interface for remote terminal a la tty.js

Useful tools:

Look for hack code during and after events here.

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When & Where

620 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94105

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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The Crew provides opportunities to all technical Rackers for sharing, learning and mentoring. For Rackers, by Rackers - we are building our own capacity to strengthen our own community by infiltrating every office, tribe and business unit. 

Opportunities include tech talk programs, hackdays, projects list and RAX.IO, with efforts in progress for technical onboarding, mentoring, special interest groups and passion programs

Take advantage of these opportunities and help us do more.

We welcome yours questions and ideas: crew@lists.rackspace.com

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