Come join the HI Capacity Node Knockout 2011 Team!

We’re forming teams, kicking *ss, and taking names at this year’s Node Knockout! And if not, we’ll down a bunch of beers trying!

Node.js Knockout is a 48-hour coding competition from August 27 – August 29, 2011 using… well, you guessed it!

Node.js

What’s Node.js?

If you checkout their website, Node.js is described as:

Node.js is a server-side JavaScript environment that uses an asynchronous event-driven model. This allows Node.js to get excellent performance based on the architectures of many Internet applications.

To find out more, check out this video by Ryan Dahl:

How do I get started?

You’re probably wondering how you can get started with Node. To make it easy, here’s a list of things you should do.

  1. You should definitely check out the Node.js github wiki
  2. Check out other fabulous Node.js resources!
  3. Clone the HI Capacity github Node.js example repository
  4. Come to the upcoming Aloha.rb Node.js talk
And finally...

Join the HI Capacity Node Knockout Team!

If you're interested, please contact Austen @ austenito@hicapacity.org. Don't worry, we've registered two teams. One team has already been filled, we're still looking for more! To stay up to date, make sure to join the Google Group!