Presentation: "Distributed, Real-time Web Apps with"

Time: Wednesday 16:00 - 16:50

Location: Bayview

Abstract: is an open-source communication framework to help rapidly build real-time web applications as a collection of services. By providing configuration-free service-to-service and service-to-front-end messaging via WebSockets, makes it easy to decompose complex code into functionally simple components in a flexible, language-agnostic way. It augments the standard RPC model with bi-directional streaming, and provides a layer of auth and service discovery on top.

Gabriel Grant, Developer Advocate and Engineer, dotCloud

 Gabriel  Grant
As web lead at dotCloud for the past year, Gabriel spent his time mashing together Python with both browser- and Node.js-based JavaScript to create best-of-both-worlds applications used by thousands of developers.

Gabriel now spends more of his time doing developer advocacy -- acting as dotCloud's ""customer-in-residence"" to ensure the company is producing a product developers love.

He maintains and contributes to a number of open source projects: