I went to Utah Code Camp 2014. It has happened at University of Utah with more than 850 attendees. The organizers were awesome as always. They planned 13 concurrent tracks with great schedule this time.
I want to capture some notes from the sessions I went to.
Conceptual Data Modeling by Tyler Young
Introduction to HBase by Giri Vislawath
Giri talked about HBase overview. Slides
Building web apps with node.js by Scott Hillman
Scott went over Node.js’s event loop model. And explained why it is not good for CPU bound intensive tasks but it is great for IO bound tasks. Talked about npm. And why there is only one package manager (because they are awesome and no one wants yet an another one).
Machine Learning the easy way with Weka by Alton Alexander
Weka is a tool that will give you easy and fast ML results. Programmed with all of the common ML algorithms, you can start to impress fast!. He went over the Weka tool GUI and some of the ML algorithms.
- Wake has been used by pentaho for their data mining
- Handling Large Data Sets with Weka
- Data Mining Algorithms and Tools in Weka
Ember.js Lessons Learned by Justin Ball
The slides are available here.
There is jQuery plugin as well.