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Wednesday, November 5 • 14:40 - 15:20
Introducing pkgcloud: OpenStack SDK for node.js

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Join Ken Perkins, Developer Advocate at Rackspace and Phani Raj, Senior Software Engineer at HP Cloud as we dive into to integrating OpenStack APIs into node.js applications. Pkgcloud is a multi-provider provisioning library for node.js, with significant support for OpenStack services. In this presentation we'll explore the calling convention that is generalized across providers, as well as look at practical examples of how you can integrate pkgcloud into your applications to leverage OpenStack. Additionally, we'll explain how to contribute and extend support for custom OpenStack deployments. 

 

We'll also look at a practical example of using node.js and OpenStack from the development environment. Given the proliferation of node.js based IDEs and editors, developers are empowered to develop full-featured node.js apps using lightweight editors. One such editor that is gaining popularity is Atom from Github. Come join us as we demo a pkgcloud-based extension to Atom to make ephemeral deployment of your node.js to your preferred OpenStack vendor. Deploy your local code that you re editing in Atom to an OpenStack server, test it, and bring it down. You can do all within Atom, without leaving your favorite editor. 

Speakers
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Ken Perkins

Developer Advocate, Rackspace
Ken Perkins is a Developer Advocate at Rackspace, as part of the Developer Relations team. Ken mostly works on building SDKs for Rackspace Cloud & OpenStack for Node.js and is a core maintainer of pkgcloud, a multi-cloud provisioning library for node.js. Additionally, he's helped rebuild https://developer.rackspace.com, a new Rackspace developer portal focused on providing a better experience for Developers on the Rackspace Cloud.
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Phani Raj

Senior Software Engineer
Phani Raj works on making developers excel on OpenStack. He s working on building kick-ass SDKs, tooling in your favorite development tools, and documentation to make your experience seamless and productive. Having worked on developer tools throughout his career, he s excited to talk about the latest and greatest tools for developers leveraging OpenStack.


Wednesday November 5, 2014 14:40 - 15:20
Room 253

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