Tuesday, December 28, 2010

January 2011 - Google Presents: Running GWT 2.1 on Google AppEngine

For our first meeting next year, we will have a presenter David Chandler (from Google) come to talk to us about Google Web Toolkit and Google AppEngine.  If you are not familiar with GWT, take a look at this overview http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/overview.html or you can learn more about AppEngine at http://code.google.com/appengine/.


The location for our meeting has changed as our sponsor as changed headquarter.  See the Location Info below for the new location on Rocky Point.

-= Presentation =-

What’s New in GWT 2.1
Google Web Toolkit (GWT) lets you build and optimize rich browser-based apps without having to be an expert in browser quirks, XMLHttpRequest, or JavaScript. In this talk, we'll look at powerful new capabilities in GWT 2.1 including MVP architecture with Activities and Places, client-server communication with RequestFactory, visual layout with GWT Designer for Eclipse, and performance optimization with SpeedTracer.

Launching scalable apps with Google App Engine

Google AppEngine lets you build and host scalable Web applications written in Python or Java on Google's infrastructure. We'll look at how to build and deploy a GWT+GAE application with Google Plugin for Eclipse and get an overview of building the App Engine way, including working with the Datastore, task queues, and quotas.

Speaker bio
David Chandler works with the Google Web Toolkit Team in Atlanta. An electrical engineer by training, Chandler got hooked on developing database Web applications in the days of NCSA Mosaic and has since written Web applications professionally in a variety of languages, including C, perl, ksh, ColdFusion, Java, JSF, and GWT. Prior to joining Google, Chandler worked on Internet banking applications with Intuit and launched a non-profit startup built with GWT and AppEngine.  Chandler holds a patent on a method of organizing hierarchical data in a relational database and blogs about Java Web development at turbomanage.wordpress.com.

-= Meeting Info =-

Speaker: David Chandler, Google, Inc

Date: Tuesday, 01/25/2011
Networking: 6:30 pm
Presentation: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

-= Location Info =-

** NOTE ** The location for our meeting has changed (as our sponsor as changed headquarter).  Not the new address below:

GCA Technology Services
3031 N. Rocky Point Dr. West, Suite 450
Tampa, FL 33607

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