Open Web Community Development.

Projects and events by programmers, for programmers.


OpenVis Conf

April 24 & 25, 2014
Boston, MA

The Open Web data visualization conference.


Sept. 10 & 11, 2014

Bocoup's Open Web training conference.

Backbone Conf

Summer 2014

The conference for common-sense JavaScript applications.

NewGame Conf

Fall 2014

The conference for Open Web game developers.

Code of Conduct

All delegates, speakers, sponsors, attendees and volunteers at any Bocoup event are required to adhere to the following code of conduct.

Open Source Projects


Grunt came out of Bocoup’s ongoing workflow development, and we continue to run the project.

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We have long been contributing to the jQuery project. Today there are 7 contributors and 4 core team members at Bocoup triaging and patching bugs and working on docs and infrastructure.

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We are actively contributing to Backbone.js, with a focus on patching, bug fixing, community support, releasing plugins & boilerplates, and evangelizing best practices.

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The Miso Project

Miso grew out of our ongoing data visualization work, and we continue to run the project.

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Johnny-Five grew out of our team’s interest in controlling hardware with JavaScript and was created during open source time at Bocoup.

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We designed and implemented the API for what is now Popcorn.js, the HTML5 video framework and are actively working on the project. Read our blog post on popcorn.

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Bocoup is an active member of the CouchDB community.

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Bocoup is an active member of the Node.js community, releasing numerous open source modules.

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The Loft

If you're in Boston and you care about the open web, you should stop by the Bocoup Loft, the community events and coworking space for Open Web technology where Bocoup is headquartered.

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