Monday, August 24th, 2009

$100 off The Ajax Experience expires Friday

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>This Friday, August 28 marks the $100 off early-bird deadline for The Ajax Experience conference, September 14-16 in Boston, MA. Friday is your last chance to save $100 off the registration fee. Visit the conference site to register now!

Below is the latest agenda at-a-glance with over 40 essential sessions, case studies, interactive panels and insightful keynotes from Dion and Ben of, Brendan Eich, Douglas Crockford and Ross Boucher. Register now to take advantage of $100 early-bird savings and join your peers right in Boston. This great offer expires on Friday, August 28.


DAY ONE – Monday, September 14

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.   Registration and Welcome Refreshments

8:05 – 9:05 a.m.   Keynote: ‘The Future of Ajax: The Browser Reinvented’ with Ben Galbraith and  Dion Almaer, Co-founders,

9:05 – 9:45 a.m.   5-minute Lightning Rounds (HOT Ajax topics coming soon!)

9:45 – 10:10 a.m.   Refreshment Break, Peer and Vendor Networking

10:10 – 11:10 a.m.   Choose between:
‘Design Tips for Dynamic UIs’ with Patrick Lightbody
‘Beyond IFrames: Web Sandboxes’ with Scott Isaacs
‘Building Accessible User Interfaces with jQuery and Fluid Infusion’ with Colin Clark
‘From Desktop to Web – Getting it Right’ with John Trelfa

11:20 – 12:00 p.m.   Luncheon Keynote

12:00 – 12:50 p.m.   Lunch and Peer Networking

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.   Panel: ‘ES5: ECMAScript Standards for a Better Web’ led by Allen Wirfs-Brock
Panelists: Brendan Eich, Douglas Crockford, Mark Miller

2:25 – 3:25 p.m.   Choose between:
‘Interoperable Ajax Tools and Mashups’ with Adam Peller
‘API Doc Smackdown: YUI Doc versus JS Doc Toolkit’ with Ted Husted
‘Even Faster Web Sites’ with Steve Souders
‘Designing for Interesting Moments’ with Bill Scott

3:25 – 3:50 p.m.   Refreshment Break, Peer and Vendor Networking

3:50 – 4:15 p.m.   New Technology Launch

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.   Keynote: ‘The JSON Saga’ with Douglas Crockford, Author, ‘JavaScript: The Good Parts’; Creator, JSON

5:15 p.m.   Ajax Experience Evening Event


DAY TWO – Tuesday, September 15

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.   Registration and Welcome Refreshments

8:05 – 9:05 a.m.   Keynote: ‘ECMAScript Harmony and the Future of JavaScript’ with Brendan Eich, Creator, JavaScript; CTO, Mozilla Foundation

9:05 – 9:35 a.m.   5-minute Lightning Rounds (HOT Ajax Topics)

9:35 – 10:00 a.m.   Refreshment Break, Peer and Vendor Networking

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.   Choose between:
Standards Session with Brendan Eich
‘Web Compatibility and Performance Testing in a Multi-Browser World’ with Imad Mouline & Ryan Breen

11:40 – 12:20 p.m.   Luncheon Keynote

12:20 – 1:10 p.m.   Lunch and Peer Networking

1:20 – 1:50 p.m.   Vendor Tech Sessions

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.   Choose between:
‘Advanced Web Application Security’ with Joe Walker
‘Adaptive Static Resource Optimization in the Ajax World’ with David Wei & Changhao Jiang
‘Object-Oriented CSS: for Scalable, Fast and Beautiful Web Applications’ with Nicole Sullivan
‘JavaScript: The Good Parts’ with Douglas Crockford

3:00 – 3:25 p.m.   Refreshment Break, Peer and Vendor Networking

3:25 – 4:25 p.m.   Choose between:
‘Ample SDK: Standards-based Runtime for Client-side Applications’ with Sergey Ilinsky
‘How to Simplify and Automate Testing Ajax Applications’ with Ted Husted
‘Web Services and JavaScript – Using and Offering Data on the Web for All of Us’ with Christian Heilmann

4:25 – 5:25 p.m.   Ask the Expert Discussion Groups (Meet one-on-one with speakers)

5:25 p.m.    Ajax Experience Evening Event


DAY THREE – Wednesday, September 16

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.   Welcome Refreshments

8:05 – 9:05 a.m.   Keynote: ‘The Future of Development Tools’ with Ross Boucher, Co-founder, 280 North

9:05 – 9:20 a.m.   5-minute Lightning Rounds (HOT Ajax Topics coming soon!)

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.   Choose between:
‘Improving Facebook’s Performance with Ajax and Browser Caching’ with David  Wei & Changhao Jiang
‘Bringing Data to Life in the Browser with the YUI Library’ with Jenny Han Donnelly
‘Designing for the Mobile Web with JavaScript’ with Brian LeRoux
‘Building Voice Recognition and Audio Recording into Web Applications with WAMI’ with Andrew Sutherland

10:30 – 10:55 a.m.   Refreshment Break, Peer and Vendor Networking

10:55 – 12:55 p.m.   Panel: ‘Secure Mashups: Getting to Safe Web Plug-ins’ with Douglas Crockford, Scott Isaacs, Mike Samuel, Marcel Laverdet

12:25 – 1:15 p.m.   Lunch and Peer Networking

1:25 – 2:25 p.m.   Choose between:
‘The Challenges and Rewards of Writing a 100K-line JavaScript Application with Laurens van den Oever
‘Building Rich Web Applications with Ext JS 3.0′ with Rich Waters
‘Cappuccino Web Framework’ with Ross Boucher

2:35 – 3:35 p.m.   Choose between:
‘Testing the Testers: YUI Unit versus QUnit’ with Ted Husted
‘Building a Web Application with Atlas, Start to Finish’ with Ross Boucher
‘Web. Smartphone. Future. Now.’ with Jason O’Keefe
‘ARIA – Pushing Accessibility Even Further and How to Get Your Boss to Join in’ with Joe McCann

3:35 p.m.   Conference ends

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Why is this even here? I’ve received nothing short of spam about this event, it’s been plugged shamelessly in the last 2 months! Is this news, cause I’m not seeing anything helpful or new..?

Ajaxian. Not ComeAndSeeOurOverAdvertisedSpeakersDeliveringTheSameOverAdvertisedNonsense.

Comment by sixtyseconds — August 25, 2009

And, for goodness sake, where is the 0/5 star?!

Comment by sixtyseconds — August 25, 2009

I would like to learn more about this, I am interested because ajax is really helpful with my wordpress sites. Could this be available online?

Comment by CiscoConsulting — October 1, 2009

Save your money. Stay home and read a book. A real book (not one on jQuery). ;)

Comment by DavidMark — January 22, 2010

Can someone tell me how much time you can learn basic AJAX?

Comment by extremehosting — April 1, 2010

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