Archive for November, 2008

SuperHappyDevHouse 28

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

SuperHappyDevHouse 28 was today. I just returned, and I had a blast. So many events I go to are focused heavily on the tech side, which I like, but it was nice to finally go to an event like SuperHappyDevHouse that also has a large focus on networking and socializing with other techies, creative individuals, and entrepreneurs. (more…)

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SproutCore with Google App Engine and Chrome

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Yesterday I participated in a Google User Group Meeting at Google where presentations were made regarding SproutCore (a JavaScript framework) and Google App Engine. In this blog I will mainly focus on SproutCore as that was the main discussion topic of the night. However, I will also briefly add my two cents about the Google App Engine and Google Chrome (Google’s new browser). (more…)

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LinkedIn’s Engineering Process using JIRA

Monday, November 10th, 2008

LinkedInThe first session/lecture I attended at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2008 was “LinkedIn’s Engineering Process using JIRA.” The speaker, Daniel Francisco, Project Manager for LinkedIn’s Content Distribution and Networks team (CDN), gave a brief overview of CDN’s engineering process and LinkedIn’s agile software development methodology. (more…)

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Silicon Valley Code Camp 2008

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Silicon Valley Code Camp 2008The Silicon Valley Code Camp 2008 is over. I really learned a lot and enjoyed this event; I’m already looking forward to next year! It’s a really brilliant idea to bring tech enthusiasts together for this two day learning / networking marathon. (more…)

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Terracotta: Delivering Scalability and Availability

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Last Monday I attended a fascinating Java developer meeting in San Francisco. Orion Letizi, co-founder of Terracotta, gave a demonstration of a way to deliver enterprise-grade scalability and availability using an open-source network-attached memory solution for Java.  (more…)

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