David Neal

David Neal

Developer Advocate
LeanKit
Dalton, GA
@reverentgeek

David is a husband, father of 5 boys, geek, musician, motorcyclist, software developer, and Microsoft MVP living in North GA. He's currently a Developer Advocate for LeanKit, and runs on a high-octane mixture of caffeine and bacon.

David's Sessions

  • Cross-Platform Desktop Apps with Electron

    Would you like to leverage your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills to build cross-platform desktop applications? Electron is an open source application shell created by GitHub, designed to make building great desktop applications easy. You may have already experienced Electron using applications such as Atom, Slack, or Visual Studio Code. In this talk, you will learn its features, how to quickly get started, and tips from my experience building Electron applications.

    Speaker: David Neal

    Level: Beginner

    Tracks: Javascript Development 

    Topics: Development Practices  HTML5  JavaScript 

  • Node.js Crash Course

    Node.js is a compelling platform that is quickly spreading from startups to the enterprise. Node.js strategically unites developers of all backgrounds through the common language of JavaScript. Why should you learn Node.js and where do you start? You will come away from this talk with the evidence to support Node.js, and tools you need to be productive. We will walk through a typical workflow of creating and debugging a web application. You will learn how easy it is to deploy, including Microsoft Azure. We'll also look at popular frameworks and modules, and other learning resources to give you the best start.

    Speaker: David Neal

    Level: Beginner

    Tracks: Javascript Development 

    Topics: Azure & Cloud  Development Practices  JavaScript