Paul Barriere

Software Architect - Cazton Inc

Venue: The University of Texas at Dallas - 800 Franklyn Jenifer Drive, Richardson, TX 75080 March 15-16, 2018

Paul Barriere

Paul Barriere is a software architect with Cazton, Inc. and has been a software developer since 1996 (right when it became cool to be in software). He successfully resisted the siren song of management and has continued to create open and closed source applications for more than 20 years. He has worked remotely for most of his jobs and even lived in Costa Rica with his family for a while. He has worked for dozens of clients in the DFW metroplex, working for companies in various industries, such as hedge funds, real estate, entertainment and brokerage firms.

Paul's Sessions

Javascript Everywhere - Use Node JS 8 and Angular 5 for your next web project


Are you tired of context switching from .NET to Javascript and back? Wouldn't it be nice to use the same language and tooling on the client and the server? Using the latest version of Node JS with async/await to avoid callback hell, we will create a new site from scratch using Node JS for the server side API and the latest version of Angular for a clean component based client side UI.

Use Node.js and Ethereum to Create Smart Contracts


While Bitcoin was the first decentralized blockchain technology, it won't be the last. A new contender, Ethereum, allows you to create and evaluate smart contracts. This talk will go over why that's a good idea and get you started creating decentralized apps (Dapps) with Node.js and Ethereum.