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This month, we'll be featuring Mike Brocchi, contributor to Angular-CLI, Ben Lesh on RxJS Observables and Jade Applegate on Rapid Prototyping for a better UX.
Topic 1: Angular-CLI
Angular 2's largest barrier to entry is setting up the build process and app structure consistency. Angular-CLI is a project that aims to alleviate those issues. Let's get back to the idea that Angular developers can focus on writing Angular applications. Get everything out of the way and focus on providing great experiences to users.
Presenter: Mike Brocchi (@brocco)
Mike is a Solutions Architect at CEI in Pittsburgh, PA. Mike designs and implements full-stack solutions predominately with Microsoft technologies on the server and AngularJS in the front-end. Mike is a contributor and collaborator on the Angular CLI project.
Topic 2: RxJS Observables
Presenter: Ben Lesh (@benlesh)
Ben Lesh is a Senior UI Engineer at Netflix on the Edge Tools and Insights Team. There he builds real-time, streaming data-visualizations and dashboards that provide Netflix with insight into one of the largest and busiest distributed systems in the world. Ben is also on the RxJS team, working on a rewrite for RxJS version 3. He is an Angular contributor, having worked on SVG integration for Angular 1 and the Observable-based data access layer for Angular 2.
Topic 3: Rapid Prototyping for better UX
Presenter: Jade Applegate (@jadeapplegate)
Bio: Jade Applegate is a Software Engineer at Fastly and a founding member of their User Experience team. In this role, she works with front-end technologies to create more beautiful and functional experiences. She serves as a mentor to female junior engineers in the Bay Area and is an alum of General Assembly. Jade enjoys design sessions, pair programming, and her Yorkie-mix named Pip. In her spare time, she likes to DIY, travel, and do handstands.
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