Joel Lord

Joel Lord

Joel Lord is passionate about web and technology in general. He likes to learn new things but most of all, he likes to share his discoveries. He does so by travelling at various conferences all across the globe.
He graduated from college in computer programming in the last millennium. Apart for a little break to get his BSc in computational astrophysics, he was always in the industry.
As a developer advocate with MongoDB, he meets with developers to help them make the web better.

Montreal 2022 sessions

Building CLI Tools With NodeJS

English session - Intermediate

Nobody questions building back ends with NodeJS anymore. It has proven itself and is widely accepted as an excellent platform for web servers. But have you ever thought of building CLI tools with NodeJS? It turns out that NodeJS is also great at that. Using just a few simple built-in modules, you can create powerful tools that can be used in terminals in all operating systems. In this talk, the attendees will learn how to use those modules.

IoT, JavaScript and Beer Brewing: Cheers to that!

English session - Intermediate

Beer brewing can be fun, but combining brewing with IoT device hacking is even funner. It is possible to connect and collect data about almost anything, including the fermentation process inside a closed fermenter. In this presentation, the speaker will introduce basic concepts of IoT devices, how to collect the data efficiently and how to use JavaScript to extract it. if you’re new to beer brewing, don’t worry; we will cover the basics!

Online 2021 sessions

Montreal 2020 sessions

Montreal 2019 sessions

Montreal 2018 sessions

Montreal 2016 sessions