Jay Parikh will discuss various aspects of the software and systems that make up the Ning platform. Ning powers over 500,000 social networks and is one of the fastest growing Internet sites.
Mr. West provides a detailed view of cloud computing and how it can be harnessed for benefit. Issues covered include: agile economies, mobile knowledge workers, the cloud, and global organizations
This presentation introduces the Google App Engine and an overview of its features while building a simple application. Integration with the Google Data APIs is demonstrated.
Stefan presents a roadmap for moving to a cloud computing environment - specifically the AWS cloud platform - based on his experience at Soocial.
At Gluecon 2009, Josh Elman discussed the Facebook platform and how it supports the creation of social networks, including the "social stack:" identity, social graph, and sharing.
Software architecture has become heavily influenced in recent years by the largest software system in the world: The Web. This session will take a comprehensive look at how the "Web as Platform"
Jeff Brown presents Gallio, a test automation platform, and MbUnit, a test automation framework for .NET. He shows how DbUnit works on Gallio and talks about the challenges to create such a platform.
Dave Carroll describes Force.com as a platform for creating enterprise applications in the Cloud using web service APIs, server side logic, service oriented application support and ALM services.
This presentation covers the use of GWT and Gears to create Web applications that can also be used when Web connection is not possible. Together these technologies make your browser your "platform."
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels explains how Amazon.com has transformed from application to platform provider, and how this platform handles the increasing number of businesses that are built on it.