Matt Sprague - A former chemist turned freelance programmer and Linux enthusiast, he has made numerous contributions to open source projects. His cheminformatics/drug discovery software is employed by a number of universities, large pharmaceutical companies, and the National Institute of Health.
Node Under the Hood: V8
What lies beneath?
This session will provide an overview of the runtime. We'll take a look at it's architecture and implementation, discuss how it interacts with Node, and learn to tweak V8 settings when running node.
Topics to be covered:
• History of JS Runtimes
• V8 Internals
• Node and V*
6:30pm: Pizza, beer, networking