Javascript Beyond the Web Page

JavaScript is our beloved scripting language to empower the web. It transformed static websites into full on web apps. It then moved on and empowered the back end of the web with Node.js. Now JavaScript has moved to its next big arena… Real life. Thanks to open APIs and emerging technology, JavaScript can now empower devices and technology in our day to day life. Soon we’ll be controlling and securing our homes, manipulating appliances from afar and having a bunch of fun bringing data from the web to new exciting uses in the physical world. In this talk, I’ll demonstrate how you can get started combining Ninja Blocks with other JavaScript APIs and devices to bring your JavaScript skills to a whole new realm of possibility!