This saturday I hosted a jQuery CodeCamp at <a href="http://vertica.dk">Vertica</a> in Århus, Denmark. The code camp was arranged by <a href="http://anug.dk">ANUG</a>, a local .NET user group in Århus, which is one of the most active .NET user groups in Denmark. It was really awesome to see that many people meetup on a saturday to do some jQuery hacking!
My intention with the CodeCamp was to give a brief introduction to jQuery, and do a presentation about all the things you can't read about in the documentation. But since this was a CodeCamp I also had a mission for the attendees.
The mission was that all the attendees, by the end of the CodeCamp should had been building they own chat client, which connected to a chat-server I had build using <a href="http://socket.io">socket.io</a> and <a href="http://nodejs.com">node.js</a>.
Here's the slides from the CodeCamp:
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The source code for the chat-server can be found right here: <a href="http://github.com/auchenberg/jquery-codecamp">http://github.com/auchenberg/jquery-codecamp</a>