Meteor Pittsburgh
Meetup
Tuesday January 21, 2014
AGENDA
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Icebreaker
History & Quick Facts of Meteor
Real Life Meteor Applications
Up and Running With Meteor
...
ICEBREAKER
• Team up with a person
• Learn
– Their name
– What they currently do (student, professional, etc)
– Have they ...
HISTORY OF METEOR
• Originally called Skybreak and debuted on
December 1, 2011
• Stealth Participant of S11 Y Combinator C...
METEOR FACTS
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Built on top of Node.js
Runs on both Client and Server side
Fully reactive & real-time
Makes use of ...
REAL LIFE METEOR APPLICATIONS
REAL LIFE METEOR APPLICATIONS
REAL LIFE METEOR APPLICATIONS
UP AND RUNNING WITH METEOR IN
TWO MINUTES
“Meteor is to Node as Rails is to Ruby”
• Open your Terminal
curl https://instal...
UPCOMING IN V1.0
• Meteor UI – templating engine
• Meteor Galaxy – hosting engine for
corporations
• Official package syst...
OTHER RESOURCES
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Meteor Docs
Unofficial Meteor FAQ
Meteor Hacks
Discover Meteor (book) - $127 w/ Discount
Ev...
NEXT MEETING
• Live Google Hangout tonight with the writers
of Discover Meteor & Chris Mather of
EventedMind
– 7:30PM EST ...
Questions?
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  1. 1. Meteor Pittsburgh Meetup Tuesday January 21, 2014
  2. 2. AGENDA • • • • • • • Icebreaker History & Quick Facts of Meteor Real Life Meteor Applications Up and Running With Meteor Upcoming Addition in v1.0 Other Resources Questions?
  3. 3. ICEBREAKER • Team up with a person • Learn – Their name – What they currently do (student, professional, etc) – Have they built anything in Meteor? – Random fact about them • Introduce them to the group
  4. 4. HISTORY OF METEOR • Originally called Skybreak and debuted on December 1, 2011 • Stealth Participant of S11 Y Combinator Class • Raised $11.2 million – Led by Andreessen Horowitz • Late 2012 – rolled out User Accounts • Team Consists of great engineers from CloudFlare, ActBlue, Asana, Google, and many others.
  5. 5. METEOR FACTS • • • • Built on top of Node.js Runs on both Client and Server side Fully reactive & real-time Makes use of all JS libraries you’re already familiar with (jQuery, Underscore, Handlebars) • Works with MongoDB for the time being • Distributed Data Protocol
  6. 6. REAL LIFE METEOR APPLICATIONS
  7. 7. REAL LIFE METEOR APPLICATIONS
  8. 8. REAL LIFE METEOR APPLICATIONS
  9. 9. UP AND RUNNING WITH METEOR IN TWO MINUTES “Meteor is to Node as Rails is to Ruby” • Open your Terminal curl https://install.meteor.com | /bin/sh meteor create myAppName cd myAppName meteor • That’s it. • File structure varies
  10. 10. UPCOMING IN V1.0 • Meteor UI – templating engine • Meteor Galaxy – hosting engine for corporations • Official package system • Scaling • Possibility of Full Windows support
  11. 11. OTHER RESOURCES • • • • • • • Meteor Docs Unofficial Meteor FAQ Meteor Hacks Discover Meteor (book) - $127 w/ Discount Evented Mind Atmosphere 3rd Party Packages Meteor Boilerplate by Differential
  12. 12. NEXT MEETING • Live Google Hangout tonight with the writers of Discover Meteor & Chris Mather of EventedMind – 7:30PM EST – Link is on Meetup Group • Next meetup – Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 – Time: TBD – Location: TBD (open to suggestions)
  13. 13. Questions?

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