In-Memory Markup Manipulation

jQuery NYC
28-29 Jun 2012 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , New York, US

Interacting with the DOM is one of the more expensive operations there is in front-end development.  There are few ways to overcome the need to interact with the DOM in hopes of improving the performance, but one of them is to reduce DOM manipulation to a bare minimum.

Tonight's meetup will show how to use jQuery in order to effectively manipulate markup in memory while reducing the DOM interactions..

Come early to network with others interested in jQuery.  Doors open at 6:50pm for socializing and networking.

* 7:15pm - 9:00pm

Opening Event
* Dynamic Data Display With DataTables
* Display dynamic data using the DataTables plug-in
* Generate and render JSON data
* Gotchas and workarounds
* Timeframe: 15 minutes
* Presented by Jim O'Hara 

Main Event
* Introduction to DOM manipulation
* Demonstration of DOM interactions costs
* Example of optimized DOM handling
* Pros & Cons of in-memory markup handling
* Real life examples of in-memory DOM handling
* Timeframe: 45 minutes
* Presented by Milan Adamovsky

Skill Level

* Intermediate
* Advanced

* Free


Please, bring your laptops.  You should have some programming background to get most out of this presentation.

Tell your friends to join this meetup so we can grow and enjoy learning everything about jQuery.

If you are a professional jQuery developer, and interested in adding to the presentation as a speaker/presenter, please e-mail me your credentials and material so we can integrate it into our Agenda.

Please RSVP so we can make this into a recurring event and be something we all look forward to.

Bring your laptops, will to learn, and open mind. WiFi will be provided at no cost.

My cell is (862) 266 3311 and feel free to e-mail me at [email protected]

Look forward to seeing you soon!

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