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iHub By Mugethi Gitau / March 6, 2014

NairobiJS March Meetup – Playing with AngularJS.


JavaScript is the Undisputed King of web development languages.The use of Javascript and its various libraries and frameworks is responsible for the major leap in web development standards. Who said there is HTML5 without JavaScript?


So the engineers at NairobiJS will be holding their monthly meet up at the iHub this upcoming Saturday(8th March 2014). This is an icing to the accumulation of the weekly Tuesday meetups they hold at Nairobi Dev School. The event shall run from 10:00am to 5:00 pm.


The event organizers Timothy Mwirabua(TechyTimo) and Connor Leech(@connorleech) intend to discuss AngularJS and lead the attendees in installing the requirements for the framework.



  • An introduction on how to use AngularJS
  • A deep dive session on installing AngularJS and how to set it up
  • A UX session to narrow down concepts and principles
  • A discussion on bower and node.
  • Developing prototypes which will be representative of local trends but still be able to gain appeal in global markets.


Guest speakers

1. Africa’s Talking  – How to use NodeJS to send SMS using their API.

2. Firebase – Firebase is a real-time data store and makes for the perfect complement as a backend to AngularJS. For more info visit


Interested in presenting? Email to present about Angular JS


Firebase shall be buying refreshments for the event.

Interested in attending? Everyone is welcome including newbies to Javascript as the discussion will be an open learning opportunity beginning from scratch

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Author : Mugethi Gitau

Mugethi Gitau is an all round creative. A techie by training, she is into all things design - Graphics, fashion, interiors. A writer of fiction and a poet, and tech/gadget blogger on Mugethi has a rich mix of experience ranging from training, community development and advocacy, research and design. A people's person, she enjoys linking the iHub Tech Community with each other, investors/corporates, academics and other stakeholders. She has a dream that one day, Kenyan techies will innovate their own computers and mobile devices and people all over the world will buy them. And use them.

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