Google has released version 2.0 of their Play Services for Android applications. The new additions represent the Maps and Photo Sphere APIs, and are available for all applications running on Android 2.2+.
The 7th annual QCon London (March 6-8) has been announced and registration is open! QCon London has become a mainstay conference for the UK and European software development community. This year continues in our tradition of practitioner-driven high quality content with over 15 tracks and 100 speakers including keynotes Damian Conway, Barbara Liskov, and Ward Cunningham.
The sixth annual QCon San Francisco is taking place in just 3 weeks - register before Oct 19th and save $200. Attend the premier west coast event for learning, networking, and tracking innovation in the Java, HTML5, Mobile, Agile, and Architecture communities.
As you may know already, InfoQ is testing a new service that we hope will provide you with up-to-date and bias-free community-based insight into trends and behaviors that affect enterprise software development. After a few weeks of being in production, we wanted to share with you, our community of users, an update on how this project is going.
75% of the sessions are now up on the QConSF conference site and over 80% of speakers have been confirmed, including keynote speaker Kevlin Henney, patterns book author and editor of “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know”. QConSF will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on November 5 - 9, 2012. Save up to $350 if you register by Sept 14th.
The Agile 2012 conference kicks off this week at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas (just outside of Dallas). Over 1,500 people from around the world are expected to attend what is considered to be the premier international Agile conference, hosted by the Agile Alliance.
Over 50/100 speakers have been confirmed for the sixth annual QCon San Francisco 2012, including keynote speakers Eric Brewer, father of the CAP Theorem, and John Hughes, Haskell & QuickCheck Co-Designer. QConSF will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on November 5 - 9, 2012. Save up to $500 if you register by Aug 24th.
With the launch of our first community research question on "What are the most valuable tools for HTML5", InfoQ is now providing a new service that we hope will provide you with up-to-date and bias-free community-based insight into trends & behaviours that affect enterprise software development. Unlike traditional vendor/analyst-based research, our research is based on answers provided by YOU.
QCon San Francisco 2012, taking place November 5-9, is now open for registration ($800 savings until July 2nd). QCon is an enterprise software development conference for team leads, architects, and project managers covering architecture & design, Java, mobile, functional programming, Lean and Kanban, cloud computing, Big Data & NoSQL, emerging languages, and other timely topics.
In this interview, Bernhard Rosenkränzer, a Linaro engineer, explains how they improved the performance of Android 4.0.4 from 20% to 500%.
The first annual QCon New York is taking place in just 3 weeks - register before June 1st and save $300. QCon New York will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and many breaks, parties, and opportunities for networking. Attend the premier event for learning, networking, and tracking innovation in the Java, .NET, HTML5, Mobile , Agile, and Architecture communities.
In addition to dedicated conference tracks on Java, Agile, Cloud Computing, Concurrency, Big Data & NoSQL, Architectural Case Studies and others, QCon New York will feature a wide range of sessions and tutorials covering cross-platform mobile development. The first annual QCon New York 2012 which will take place at the New York Marriott on June 18-22, 2012. Save $450 if you register by Apr 27th.
Last month, Judge Paul Grewal ordered the Oracle and Google to attempt to negotiate a settlement. Google offered a $2.8 million settlement on condition that Oracle can prove patent infringement. However, Oracle rejected that offer as too low, so the case will go to court on the 16th April.
Over 45 speakers have been confirmed for the first annual QCon New York 2012. QCon New York will take place at the New York Marriott just outside of Manhattan (at the Brooklyn Bridge) on June 18-22, 2012. Registration is open and new speakers and sessions are being posted to the conference site every week.You can get in early by reserving your seat now saving up to $550 by Mar 23rd.
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