Thursday, November 9, 2023

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting , Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - A TypeScript Tour of the Internet

When: November 15, 2023 7:00PM EST (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: A TypeScript Tour of the Internet

Speaker:    Brian DeLacey, Bob Frankston

Location: Online:

Live stream:


Exploring Go, Open Source, Artificial Intelligence, and Crypto


A pre-Thanksgiving Typescript tour of the internet with Linux, Go, Open
Source, artificial intelligence, crypto and Tailwind CSS as your travel

The meeting will show / share working code. People will be able to
type-along and contribute to the meeting in real-time using NOSTR - "A
simple, open protocol that enables a truly censorship-resistant and
global social network.

Agenda / Draft for November 15

Programming in the 21st Century

TypeScript (approx 30 minutes)
Open Source
Artificial Intelligence (friend or foe?)
Messaging in a censorship-resistant way
Type along with BLU at theURL to be provided

Putting it all together

web sockets, various databases, various libraries
Client (TypeScript)
Layout / Styling (Tailwind CSS / Lightning CSS - Rust-based)
Relay Messaging Server (Khatru, Golang)
Access via a web-browse (nJump, Golang)
Debugging (NAK, Golang/Scala)
File Server Access (and issues)


Bob Frankston is probably best known as co-creator of the original
spreadsheet application, VisiCalc. His detailed bio is at []


Bob Frankston's writings:

1. ChatGPT and advice on how to use it for programming
2. Programming in the 21st Century? (TypeScript/JavaScript)
3. "Devices as Webhosts" and NOSTR Relays as the future of IoT?

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:

Jerry Feldman<>
Boston Linux and Unix
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