Conferences


Find news and resources from past conferences, including The Ajax Experience and events by Google, Microsoft, IBM and others.


Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Chris Wilson keynote at TAE

Category: Conferences, IE, The Ajax Experience

Chris Wilson (Platform Architect of Internet Explorer) led off Day 2 of The Ajax Experience with his keynote: “Moving The Web Forward”. The talk centered on challenges faced by browser vendors and web developers to achieve more secure, stable, interoperable, and performant solutions. Here’s a bit of a summary… Security and privacy are incredibly important Read the rest…

Posted by Jim Halberg at 2:14 pm
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4.5 rating from 112 votes

Saturday, May 19th, 2007

RailsConf 2007 – Day 1

Category: Conferences, Rails, Ruby

RailsConf is underway in Portland, Oregon, and day one (Friday) is in the bag. The keynote by DHH covered what to expect from Rails 2.0. Front and center was an emphasis on RESTful development, which should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Rails lately. The big takeaway for ajax developers is that Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 5:03 pm
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4 rating from 25 votes

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Google Developer Day: Worldwide event on May 31st, 2007

Category: Conferences

Google has announced a worldwide event, Google Developer Day 2007. There will be some good Ajax content around the various Google APIs and services (GWT, GData APIs, Gadgets, etc), but best of all, you will be able to mingle with other users and Google developers themselves. If you want to bug the guys who built Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:14 am
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3.9 rating from 28 votes

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Microsoft, Canvas, and the WHATWG

Category: Canvas, Conferences, IE, Microsoft

Microsoft made some interesting statements at their Microsoft Technical Summit event (MTS07) this week. Pete LePage, a Product Manager on the IE team, gathered a small swath of the academic, business, and open-source community constituents in a room, chatted about the future of IE, and asked for feedback. Some interested bits: It turns out Microsoft Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 7:00 am
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4 rating from 35 votes

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Ajax in London: QCon and Ajax2007

Category: Conferences

And, speaking of conferences, there are a couple of Ajax-related shows happening in London in the coming months. Our friends over at InfoQ pointed us to the Ajax content they have at QCon, a dev conference this March 12-16 in London. This is one of the first Ajax-rich shows we’re aware of in England; Ajax Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 3:26 pm
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3.4 rating from 19 votes

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

Hands on DWR

Category: Conferences, DWR, Framework, Presentation, The Ajax Experience

Joe Walker (Getahead–DWR) and Bram Smeets (Interface 21–Spring) took a novel approach to their “Hands on DWR” talk at The Ajax Experience: Creating a game – “Multi Player Battleships” live in the session. The concept was very well received – many smiles around the room when the idea was introduced. With Joe talking and Bram Read the rest…

Posted by Jim Halberg at 3:00 pm
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3.9 rating from 28 votes

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Yahoo! Open Hack Day

Category: Conferences

Yahoo is holding a free all day developer workshop at their headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA on September 29th, followed by a 24 hour hack-through-the night event. We’ll kick things off on Friday, September 29th with a free all-day developer workshop. Then we’ll launch a 24-hour Hack Day with an outdoor party into the wee hours, Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 12:25 pm
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3.8 rating from 51 votes

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

SXSW Panel Picker

Category: Conferences, Prototype, Scriptaculous, Usability

SXSW is letting the people help decide which panel submissions are going to make it into the 2007 event. Lindsey Simon, for SXSW, put together this web page showing the submissions and allowing users to pick up to ten panels. Choosing a panel causes it to appear in the list of Picks, and the list Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:34 pm
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3.6 rating from 24 votes

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

Javascript Boot Camp Tutorial

Category: Conferences, JavaScript

Whether you’re a “back to basics” kind of person or are just starting out and want to catch up quick on your Javascript skills, you might want to check out this great resource from a talk/tutuorial given by Amy Hoy at this year’s OSCON – a Javascript Boot Camp. Even though AJAX wouldn’t ever have Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:59 am
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3.5 rating from 28 votes

Ajax Optimization Techniques Talk (OSCON 2006)

Category: Conferences, Presentation

On the SitePoint Blogs today, “live” from this year’s OSCON, there’s a new post covering the talk from Kevin Henrikson concerning how to squeeze the most out of your Ajax connections – a few handy optimization techniques. Kevin Henrikson of Zimbra gave a brisk presentation covering some of the lessons his organization has learned and Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:46 am
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4.1 rating from 14 votes

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

Web Directions 06 (Sydney, September 26-29)

Category: Conferences

webdirections 06, the successor to Web Essentials 04 and 05, will be held in Sydney on September 26-29. Over two big days of WD06, plus two days of workshops, you’ll hear from international speakers: Kelly Goto, Derek Featherstone, Jeremy Keith, Thomas Vander Wal, Andy Clarke and Molly Holzschlag, as well as all the local folk, Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 1:51 am
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2.9 rating from 9 votes

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

d.Construct 2006 Announced

Category: Conferences

d.Construct 2006 has been announced. Andy Budd says: It’s a low cost, hackers conference covering web applications and web 2.0. This years event is all about mash-ups and API’s, so they’ll undoubtedly a lot of Ajax floating around. We’ve even got a session on accessible Ajax which should be good. It’s in Brighton, UK, on Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:38 pm
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3.7 rating from 22 votes

Saturday, June 24th, 2006

RailsConf 2006: Rails on Ajax by Justin Gehtland

Category: Ajax, Conferences, Presentation, Prototype, Ruby

(Note From Rob: This session write up comes courtesy of Jim Halberg. Jim is not an official Ajaxian, though he dreams about being one when he grows up. Thanks, Jim!) Are we still at the point where a talk on ajax must start with the "What is ajax?" question? Well, at least the explanations seem Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 1:09 pm
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3.6 rating from 44 votes

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Ajaxians invade RailsConf 2006

Category: Conferences, Ruby, Web20

Well, at least I’ll be heading to RailsConf tomorrow morning, and attempting to live blog as much ajax related content as possible. Ajaxian-in-training and coworker Jim Halberg will be there, as well. If Dion can recover from his twenty hours of flying, he might also make a celebrity appearance. If any readers are heading down Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 11:01 pm
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3.8 rating from 36 votes