Boulos Dib

Boulos Dib is a consultant and founder of Napeague Inc., a New York City based consulting company focused on Microsoft technologies.  Programming since 1983, Boulos specializes in developing solutions and services and has worked with clients in a variety of domains including financial, legal, media, security, and e-commerce.   He is a developer, trainer, and frequent speaker at local user groups.  Boulos is the founder of the NY Windows Developers meetup, co-founder of the NY Pluralsight Study Group, Assistant organizer of the NY ALT.Net and the NYC Code Camp as well as former Co-Organizer of the NY Windows Phone and NY XAML User groups.

JavaScript vNext – What, Why, and How of ECMAScript 6 (ES6)

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 3:00 pm in

JavaScript is a very flexible language with a range of issues. Thankfully, many of those issues will be addressed in ECMAScript 6, the next version of the language. In this session, we’ll highlight various features of ECMAScript 6 and discuss how to use them in today’s web development as well as prepare for the future.
We’ll discuss improvement to the language providing developer productivity gains and better coding practices. In addition, we’ll review the tools and libraries allowing the use of some of these features before support is available in current browser versions.

Visualization with JavaScript – Introduction to D3.js

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 11:30 am in

D3.js, also known as Data Driven Document, is a JavaScript library providing a set of low level APIs for manipulating the DOM to generate all types of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) based visualizations including Charts, Graphs and others. This session is a high level introduction to the D3.js APIs with emphasis on its use in modern web based applications.

Bootstrap your web styles with Twitter Bootstrap

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 3:00 pm in 208

Twitter Bootstrap is a simple but powerful CSS framework that simplifies web and front-end development. It is currently used by many web sites and is becoming part of many frameworks for building single page apps (i.e Durandal).

In this session we start with an introduction to Twitter Bootstrap followed by how to use it when prototyping and building web applications and finish with a look at the growing ecosystem of extension, plug-ins and tools.