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Introduction to SproutCore



In this presentation from JSConf 2009, Mike Subelsky gives an introduction to SproutCore, a JavaScript application development framework. Topics discussed include the philosophy behind SproutCore, the differences between desktop and browser development, key/value observeration, data bindings, demos of SproutCore, SproutCore features and API, and examples of SproutCore applications.


Mike Subelsky is the co-founder of the web startup, and the co-organizer of Ignite Baltimore. His SproutCore client for OtherInbox was launched in September at Techcrunch50. Prior to becoming a full-time Rails and SproutCore hacker, he served as a US Navy information warfare officer with world-wide assignments for seven years. He blogs about open-source technologies at

About the conference

JSConf 2009 is a conference devoted to the programming language we all love to hate and hate to love, JavaScript. This is conference will be thoughtful, content driven, and exemplify the very nature of JavaScript. The core focus of this conference is to expose some of the details about JavaScript that are often overlooked and present them more as a discussion with the audience. The content of the conference should cater to all types of JavaScript users from client interfaces to server development to testing. No matter which programming language you love, you know of the pleasure and pain of JavaScript programming.

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Dec 30, 2009