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The Browser as a Platform

Posted by Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer  on  Aug 14, 2009 1

Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer present the current status of the browser as a platform and what it takes to be successful: a fast JavaScript engine, using Canvas, thread support, great UI, and others.

Harnessing the Cloud

Posted by Mike West  on  Jul 28, 2009

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

Google App Engine and the Google Data APIs

Posted by Mano Marks  on  Jun 21, 2009

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.

What Happens When David Hasselhoff Meets the Cloud

Posted by Stefan Fountain  on  Jun 14, 2009

Stefan presents a roadmap for moving to a cloud computing environment - specifically the AWS cloud platform - based on his experience at Soocial.

Gluing together the web via the Facebook Platform

Posted by Josh Elman  on  Jun 05, 2009 1

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.

Transforming Software Architecture with Web as Platform

Posted by Dion Hinchcliffe  on  May 17, 2009 3

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"

Gallio, a .NET Testing Automation Platform

Posted by Jeff Brown  on  Apr 28, 2009

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.

Application Services on the Web: SalesForce.com

Posted by Dave Carroll  on  Apr 11, 2009

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.

GWT-Gears: The Browser is the Platform

Posted by Didier Girard  on  Mar 29, 2009

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."

The Amazon.com Technology Platform: Building Blocks for Innovation

Posted by Werner Vogels  on  Dec 06, 2007

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.

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