Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper is the editor of JavaScript Weekly and co-host of The JavaScript Show as well as the editor of several popular Ruby Web sites and author of Beginning Ruby. He publishes programming oriented e-mail newsletters, podcasts, screencasts and blogs full-time.

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An introduction to TypeScript

February 13 2014

At Fluent 2013, O’Reilly’s conference dedicated to the Web Platform, JavaScript and HTML5, Microsoft’s Luke Hoban spoke about TypeScript, a strict superset of JavaScript that adds optional static typing, modules, and classes. In Introduction to TypeScript, Luke presented a 40 … read more

Building Rich Web UIs with Knockout.js

January 30 2014

  At Fluent 2013, O’Reilly’s Web Platform, JavaScript and HTML5 conference, Microsoft’s Steve Sanderson gave a tight 20 minute introductory tour of Knockout.js, a popular JavaScript UI library built around declarative bindings and the Model-View ViewModel (MVVM) pattern. In his … read more

pushState to the Future: Progressive Enhancement Using HTML5 pushState at Twitter

January 23 2014

Fluent is O’Reilly’s conference dedicated to the Web Platform and all that entails, with a focus on JavaScript and HTML5. In 2013, over 1000 attendees and speakers like Brendan Eich, the creator of JavaScript and CTO of Mozilla, Paul Irish … read more

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Fluent Online Conference: Beyond JavaScript and HTML5
December 12, 2013
In this free online conference, attendees will get a practical sneak peek at some of the topics we'll be covering at Fluent.

Fluent Online Conference: Fluent 2013 Preview
April 04, 2013
In this free online conference, attendees will get a practical sneak peek at some of the most important topics we'll be covering at Fluent. If you're a developer, engineer, or are invested in the future of the Web in any way, It's your chance to see ...

Webcast: How to Build a Chat Room in JavaScript in Under an Hour
April 25, 2012
In under an hour, Peter Cooper will walk through the process of building a live, multi-user chat page using JavaScript, including both the front end client (using jQuery and other libraries) and back-end server (using Node.js).