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Re: Presenting on JSON-LD and MongoDB at NoSQL Now!

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 12:38:00 -0400
To: Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: "public-linked-json@w3.org" <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E4A8FE53-6C44-4543-BEC5-2621E15273D6@greggkellogg.net>
On Aug 20, 2012, at 9:03 AM, Dave Longley <dlongley@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> I would recommend against using CoffeeScript in your slides; it could 
> confuse those who don't know it in a variety of ways. It will be fine 
> for those who do know it, of course, but if that isn't just about 
> everyone in the room, I don't think it really buys the presentation 
> anything. If you do go ahead with it, I would suggest specifically 
> mentioning that it is CoffeeScript and that it has nothing to do with 
> JSON-LD or its API.

My thought was that it was better than writting pseudo-code, and CoffeeScript is quite concice. Using valid JavaScript might require more slide real-estate then I really wanted to use, but I'll take another look.

> My only other recommendation would be to shorten the examples a little 
> (cut down on the number of key-values in the JSON) if possible. There's 
> a danger of losing what's important in the noise. However, if the 
> projection screen is big enough, maybe it won't matter. I guess above 
> all else, we don't want to give people the impression that they have to 
> do very much/learn very much to use JSON-LD.

I was showing complete examples objects, for the most part, from the work I'm doing. This is sort of a case-study. I'll go over them again, though, and consider replacing some if it with ellipses.

> Other than that, I think it looks good -- great work!



> On 08/18/2012 09:38 PM, Gregg Kellogg wrote:
>> I'm presenting on the use of JSON-LD with MongoDB to enable Single Page Applications at the NoSQL Now! conference in San Jose this week.
>> My slides are available at on SlideShare [1]. There is plenty of time for updates of people have any suggestions.
>> Gregg Kellogg
>> gregg@greggkellogg.net
>> [1] http://www.slideshare.net/gkellogg1/jsonld-and-mongodb
> -- 
> Dave Longley
> Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> http://digitalbazaar.com
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