Intro to Blockchain and Building a UI with Angular Material

GDG Sacramento
Thu, Feb 8, 2018, 6:30 PM (PST)

About this event

Intro to Blockchain (Avolyn Fisher)
Whether you’re familiar with blockchain or not, this talk will explore the potential blockchain has to revolutionize computing as we experience it today. Beyond cryptocurrency we will discuss the implications for smart contracts, cyber security, the internet of things, and software within this new environment. We will briefly cover the history of blockchain and then dive into how blockchain actually works and the potential use cases being explored and implemented across the various blockchain platforms today.

Avolyn Fisher is a data nerd and blockchain enthusiast. When she is not out evangelizing blockchain she serves as a Program Manager for Women in Data, Sr. Analyst for Nationwide Insurance, and grad student working toward her Masters in Analytics at Villanova.

Building a UI with Angular Material (Alain Chautard)
In this talk, Alain will be coding live on our GDG Sacramento raffle application. The goal is to migrate the app's user interface from Bootstrap to Angular Material (