JavaScript & NodeJS Cambridge

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JavaScript & NodeJS Cambridge meetup group

Cambridge Intelligence proudly sponsors JavaScript & NodeJS Cambridge UK – one of the largest tech meetups in the city.


We’re a community of more than 1000 coders, dedicated to sharing knowledge and expertise. We meet every other month, either virtually or at a central venue (the drinks are on us 🍻 🍷 🍹) with speakers covering the entire JavaScript and NodeJS ecosystem.

We’re always looking for engaging and interesting contributors ready to share their experiences of the latest tools, frameworks and concepts. And new members are always guaranteed a warm welcome!

To join the group or sign up to the next meeting, visit the group’s meetup page.

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Watch recordings of previous sessions

Our sessions are a combination of lightning talks and extended, in-depth presentations. Over the years, we’ve welcomed many high-profile speakers from the world of JavaScript and NodeJS.

Missed a session? Check here for previous recordings.



Visualising LIDAR data in the browser

This talk covers the user-centric performance metrics available, and the way we can collect and analyse the data on real users’ devices using Web APIs and data analysis tools.

Giorgos Bamparopoulos is a Senior Software Engineer at Bet365 and the organiser of the Manchester Node.js meetup.

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Visualising LIDAR data in the browser

LIDAR sensors use a laser to rapidly scan an area, giving an accurate 3D map of an area in real-time. Ben focuses on a sensor commonly used by autonomous vehicles, showing how it works, what kind of data it provides, and how to visualize it.

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An introduction to the Playwright Library

In this talk Ryan, from test Consultancy How QA, looks at the basics of Playwright to understand why it’s gained so much attention in the past few months and why it’s tipped to have a bright future.




Migrating Waitrose com to React, Node & micro services

Peter O’Shaughnessy, from Waitrose, shares valuable lessons learned during the recent big migration of waitrose.com to their new platform.

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Lightning talk: GraphQL – resolving the hype

Dive into the world of GraphQL – the efficient query language for APIs. When should you use it and what are the true benefits?

Christian separates the hype from reality and gives a few handy tips along the way.

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It’s the data, stupid: state driven application design

Based on his experience as product manager for our ReGraph toolkit, Kevin shows how state-driven app design helps both developers and analysts focus on the data.




Building a JavaScript data visualization in real time

In a live-coding session, Corey designs and builds a data visualization application in real-time, based on survey data supplied by the audience.

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TypeScript: What’s in it for you?

Considering a move to TypeScript? This talk will help you get started.

With hands-on examples, Harpreet explores the pros, cons, and practicalities, including framework integration and how to start migrating.

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