What I learned at MWC 2014
On August 6, 2014 appendTo hosted an online conference called, "Modern Web Conf". All ran through GoTo Meeting, this conference's focus was on all things "Modern Web". There were two tracks, the first on August 6th called the Web Technologies Track, and the second on August 7th called the Developer Workflow Track.
AppendTo's former CEO and current Director if its parent company Epic Creative Mike Hostetler gave the opening talk. His talk was about an MVC framework called sails.js. Sails is a framework for building web applications built on Node and shares many common architectural patterns with Ruby on Rails, hence the name, sails. He went on to demo some of sails' great features such as web socket and http based controller routes, the ORM waterline for easily creating a data layer