Jay Holtslander


Posted May 6, 2015

Do you want to learn how to build an awesome web app from beginning to end? Do you want to get up to speed on Node and Angular?

Microsoft is hosting a free full stack web camp with a focus on front-end web development with Angular which takes place at the Simon Fraser University (Harbour Centre Campus). This full day beginner to intermediate developer Web Camp will teach you all about using Node.js and Express to create REST APIs for single page applications powered by DocumentDB. We will teach you all about AngularJS Binding, Controllers, Expressions, Filters, Directives, Routing, Factories, etc. and show you to scale your app. Sessions will be presented in English with English content.

Attendee Prerequisites:

  • You are required to BRING YOUR LAPTOP to do hands On Labs (HOL). You will do HOL at your pace with help from instructors when you need it.
  • An Azure subscription or a Trial Azure subscription. (Note: On the day of the event, Azure monetary credits will be made available to those who have a Microsoft account (Outlook, Live, Hotmail). Please make sure your Microsoft account is created prior to May 30, 2015 to be eligible for these credits).
  • (Optional) Visual Studio 2013 with Update 4: If you do not have Visual Studio 2013 installed, you can get a 90-day trial [here](https://www.visualstudio.com/products/visual-studio-ultimate-with-MSDN-vs). If you already have Visual Studio 2013 installed, please make sure to update it to Update 4. If you have prior Visual Studio versions, you can install VS2013 “side-by-side” with existing versions. Alternatively, you can also install the [FREE Visual Studio Community Edition](https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/news/vs2013-community-vs.aspx).
  • Node.js installed on your machine. You can follow these instructions for Windows machines:
  • (Optional) [Node Tools for Visual Studio](https://nodejstools.codeplex.com/)
  • (Optional) [GitHub for Windows](https://windows.github.com/) or any other Git client is installed on your machine.
  • (Optional) [Azure SDK for VS2013](https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=323510&clcid=0x409)
  • (Optional) [Azure Command Line tools](https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/xplat-cli/)

Here’s a snapshot of the sessions that will be covered and demonstrated with extensive hands on labs:

Session Start Time End Time
Registration/Breakfast 8:30am 9:00am
Keynote 9:00am 9:30am
Introduction to Node.JS & Express 9:30am 10:15am
Break 10:15am 10:30am
HOL – Building REST APIs with Node.JS 10:30am 11:45am
HOL – Deploying Node Apps to Azure Web Sites 11:45am 12:30pm
Lunch 12:30pm 1:30pm
HOL – Azure DocumentDB & CDN 1:30pm 2:15pm
Introduction to AngularJS 2:15pm 3:00pm
Break 3:00pm 3:15pm
Advanced AngularJS 3:15pm 4:00pm
HOL – Using AngularJS to Create a SPA & Connecting your Node App via REST API 4:00pm 4:45pm
Lightning Web Talks 4:45pm 5:30pm

Register for the free event here.