Event: Our Experience Building OVEE on 12/6

Christian Nelson ·

We just wrapped up the first phase of a project for ITVS, the Independent Television Service, and want to share the experience. We built OVEE, the online video engagement experience, on a short schedule with a small team. OVEE is a highly-interactive application built using node.js, mongodb, and a slew of other new tools/frameworks.

Our talk is going to cover product design, process and technology. We want to share the whole experience of building a product, not just the technical details.

Product Design Topics

  • Design and development process
  • Usability testing
  • Prioritizing features to match a budget

Technical Topics

  • Overview of the architecture and technical stack (node.js, express, jade, socket.io, flash, etc)
  • Using development spikes to reduce technical risk
  • Testing node.js
  • Lessons learned

After our talk we’ll turn it around and open the floor for those in attendance to share their relevant experience, in 5-10 minute mini-talks.

Additional details and RSVP: http://c5-the-ovee-story.eventbrite.com/

Christian Nelson
Christian Nelson

Christian is a software developer, technical lead and agile coach. He's passionate about helping teams find creative ways to make work fun and productive. He's a partner at Carbon Five and serves as the Director of Engineering in the San Francisco office. When not slinging code or playing agile games, you can find him trekking in the Sierras and playing with his daughters.

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