September 27, 2016

Software Engineering Club – Simple is good

The OICR Software Engineering Club session for September 2016 in now online. Chang Wang gave a talk on Vue and Mobx via coding demos and progress bars.

August 23, 2016

OICR Software Engineering Club August session now online

A talk given for the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research’s Software Engineering Club on PGMLab (Probabilistic Graphical Model Lab) and developing web applications for Celery. Javascript web technologies such as React, Redux, Immutable.js, ECMAScript 6 (ES6) are discussed. Python technologies such as Klein and Celery for asynchronous task queueing are also discussed.

June 14, 2016

Extreme Streams: The What, How and Why of Observables

Observables are great for building UIs and RxJS is an amazing implementation of them. Despite the library’s awesome power, it’s relatively underutilized mostly due to it being “hard”. This talk gives a high level overview of “what” observables are, “how” you use them, and “why” they are useful, through a basic implementation and a real world example (searching reddit for cute animals).