[WNYLUG-Announce] Database Seminar for May 28, 2015 - Firebase and Client Side Programming

Charles J Wertz cjwertz at gmail.com
Thu May 21 18:18:01 EDT 2015

I hope you will all be over the holiday and ready for the Database 
Seminar to be held in room 113A of Davis Hall on the UB North Campus at 
7PM on Thursday May 28.

Our Speaker will be Nick Gianadda. He Tells me the following. I am 
planning on putting together a slide deck and discussion on Firebase and 
the concepts revolving around "3 way binding" and using Javascript/REST 
from the client side as a querying mechanism. â€‹

Fast Breaking Update from Nick:

Since I will be talking about Firebase and I truly believe that there is 
no better way to learn than to be hands on, I have created an App called 
BuffaloDB that will be available for the audience. This app will allow 
the audience (and anyone else connected to it) to live chat during the 
presentation. All messages will show up in the app in realtime using the 
Firebase 3-way binding database system. The App acts like a single wide 
open chat room. Feel free to inform the Meetup group of this app if they 
want to come prepared!

(Nick sent me a mail containing these links. I I couldn't copy the links 
and images together, but I believe these links will work for you.)



Firebase is an online service that helps you build “realtime” 
web applications, including collaboration tools, multiplayer games, and, 
yes, chat clients. The trick is that you can build these applications 
without creating any software that runs on a server. You can put all 
your software logic in the client.] This is from 

Who is Nick Gianadda? As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Algonquin 
Studios, I am responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the 
company. Â Working with Executive Management to grow Algonquin Studios 
through the use of technological resources. Using an active and 
practical approach, I direct all employees in Development and Support 
departments to attain our strategic goals and strategic plan. In my 
role, I am tasked to assure the successful execution of our business 
mission of delivering high quality, beautiful and secure software to our 
clients and partners. I've spent the last 12 years performing nearly 
every role at Algonquin. My background is based in Microsoft .NET 
technologies and SQL Server.

Davis Hall is on White Road near the bookstore. Parking is available in 
the Jarvis Lot across the Road. No permit is required after 3:00 PM. If 
you enter the building from White Rd, Room 113A is the first room on 
your left.

We'll continue with light refreshments as we've been doing. Let's set 
7:00 as the meet and get settled time with the talk starting at 7:15.

Our current sponsor is Stark and Wayne. Stark & Wayne LLC is a US-based 
consultancy that specializes in Cloud Foundry & BOSH. They are a 
founding Silver member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation and are widely 
recognized as the leading consultancy, community contributors, and 
educators for both Cloud Foundry & BOSH.

Stark & Wayne works on open source projects to make it easier for 
companies and their staff to discover Cloud Foundry, onboard it into 
their organization, and have success with it. They are also the creators 
and maintainers of popular open source projects bosh-bootstrap 
<http://github.com/cloudfoundry-community/bosh-bootstrap>, bosh-gen 
<http://github.com/cloudfoundry-community/bosh-gen>, bosh-workspace 
and the staticfile-buildpack 
<https://github.com/cloudfoundry-community/staticfile-buildpack/> which 
was recently promoted into the Cloud Foundry Incubator program for 
consideration as a first-class Cloud Foundry code base. We created the 
end-to-end tool chain 
https://github.com/cloudfoundry-community/terraform-aws-cf-install for 
booting up Cloud Foundry into a new AWS VPC.

Please rsvp at http://www.meetup.com/buffalolab/events/221800269/ so I 
know how many are coming.Â

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