Tel-Aviv University
Blavatnik School of Computer Science
Google Technologies for Cloud and Web Development (TAU, 2011/2012, Semester B)

This is a workshop focusing on Google tools and technologies for Cloud and Web Development.
These include iGoogle Gadgets, Android (Google Phone), Chrome and Chrome OS, Google Maps, YouTube API, Google Visualization API, Google AppEngine, Social networks, Google TV and more.

Students will group in teams of 4 students. Each group will come up with a project for the semester.
Project will include designing and developing a live web system.

The course will include several frontal lectures going over the technologies, and the rest of the semester will include project reviews (initial project presentation, design and workplan review, several iterations of project demos and finally a complete project presentation).
Each group will also maintain a web page with project documentation and design documents.

See workshop requirements.

* Photos were taken using Valto application

Classes will be on Mondays 10-12 at Schreiber 007
    + Meeting 1, 05/03/2012 - Introduction, forming groups, standing on the shoulders of giants
    + Meeting 2, 12/03/2012 - Web development, UI Design & User Experience by Michal Levin (from Google)
    + Meeting 3, 19/03/2012 - Google code, SVN, App Engine, GWT, Starting group presentations
    + Meeting 4, 26/03/2012 - Group presentation continues, Google API
    + Meeting 5, 23/04/2012 - Milestone 1 presentation - Proof Of Concept
    + Meeting 6, 21/05/2012 - Milestone 2 presentation - Release Candidate
    + Meeting 7, 25/06/2012 - Final presentation (Milestone 3, Public live BETA) - meeting at Google Office TLV (09:00-12:00)

Note: There will be no meeting during "lab hours".


Reception Hour: Wednesday 14:00-15:00 at Wolfson building for Software Engineering, room 209 (please send an email before you arrive)

contact email: taugadgets@gmail.com
Google group - please sign up (you need to apply to join) and use it to find teams. 

TAU calendar

For references, see previous semesters:
2007/8 A.
2007/8 B.

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