Cloud Computing – Introduction

Chesapeake Node.js User Group.  September 2018.  Powerpoint presentation.
Introduction to the Cloud“  (29 slides).

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This presentation provides an overview of Cloud concepts and terminology.  The beginnings of the Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) are discussed as well as the evolution of Cloud Native computing and the implications of the new software stack.  The core technologies of the new software stack (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, and Istio) are also reviewed.

By the end of the presentation, the viewer should have a good idea of the multiple concepts contained in the word “Cloud” and be able to infer which of those concepts is being referred to when the word is used.

JavaScript – Language Basics

Chesapeake Node.js User Group.  August 2018.  Powerpoint presentation.
JavaScript – Language Basics“  (43 slides).

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This presentation is the first in a series covering the JavaScript programming language.  This presentation covers the language basics:

  • Syntax
  • Data Types
  • Variables, JSON & Arrays
  • Operators
  • Conditional Expressions
  • Looping Expressions
  • Functions

This presentation should provide all of the information necessary to begin developing programs using JavaScript.