January 2011

January 26, 2011: Google Web Toolkit and App Engine

This month at the Sunjug, David Chandler from Google with discuss two technologies for developing and deploying Rich Internet Applications.

What’s New in GWT 2.1
Google Web Toolkit (GWT) lets you build and optimize rich  browser-based apps without having to be an expert in browser quirks,XMLHttpRequest, or JavaScript. In this talk, we'll look at powerful new capabilities in GWT 2.1 including MVP architecture with Activities and Places, client-server communication with RequestFactory, visual layout with GWT Designer for Eclipse, and performance optimization with SpeedTracer.

Launching scalable apps with Google App Engine
Google AppEngine lets you build and host scalable Web applications written in Python or Java on Google's infrastructure. We'll look at how to build and deploy a GWT+GAE application with Google Plugin for Eclipse and get an overview of building the App Engine way, including  working with the Datastore, task queues, and quotas.

Speaker bio
David Chandler works with the Google Web Toolkit Team in Atlanta. An electrical engineer by training, Chandler got hooked on developing database Web applications in the days of NCSA Mosaic and has since written Web applications professionally in a variety of languages, including C, perl, ksh, ColdFusion, Java, JSF, and GWT. Prior to joining Google, Chandler worked on Internet banking applications with Intuit and launched a non-profit startup built with GWT and AppEngine. Chandler holds a patent on a method of organizing hierarchical data in a relational database and blogs about Java Web development at turbomanage.wordpress.com.

The event will be hosted by Community Foundation of Sarasota, located at 2635 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34237, which is west of exit 210 off I75.Map It

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Meeting Schedule:

* 6-6:45 PM: Networking
* 6:45 - 8:30 PM: Presentation

Food and refreshments will be provided.

All Are welcome. Please RSVP on Codetown


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