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Go Workshop
Sept 18

All day programming workshop. More info here: 1-day Go Course

Chrome Extensions Hackathon
March 5, 2010

A day of hacking on the Chrome extensions API. More info here: Chrome Extensions Hackathon

Mashup Australia Hack Nights
Oct. 14, 18, 2009

Night-time events with talks, codelabs, and hacking. More info here: Mashup Australia Hack Nights

Google Wave APIs Day
June 19th @ 10-7:30

An all day event with talks, brainstorming lunch, 5 hours of hacking, and 3 hours of demos.
See blog post about it here.

Google App Engine:  Java & Other Shiny New Stuff
April 27th @ 6 - 7:30pm

The Google App Engine team just announced various new features: support for Java as a runtime language, cron support, database import, and access to firewalled data.
See their blog post for more information.
Join us for a talk by Google engineers that have been working on the new App Engine features, and learn how you can get started using Google App Engine for your Java web apps.
Questions submitted during the event here.


Google Spreadsheets API & Gadgets
March 10th @ 5:30pm - 7pm

Google Spreadsheets is more than just a web version of Microsoft Excel - it also has a full read/write Google data (AtomPUB) API, and support for Google Visualization API Gadgets. This talk will introduce both of these ways of enhancing the functionality of spreadsheets - from the simple to the sophisticated.
The codelab will involve making a spreadsheets-based map, and a spreadsheets-powered command-line database.




Google App Engine
March 3rd @ 5:30pm - 7pm

Google App Engine enables you to build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications.  The talk will give an overview of the App Engine architecture from a developer's perspective, followed by a live demonstration.
The codelab will involve making a wiki application.




Gears & Offline Apps
Feb. 10th @ 5:30pm - 7pm

GMail recently introduced offline support using the Gears plugin. We'll go over the various modules in Gears, and focus on those that enable offline support. 
The codelab will involve taking a website offline (resources and data).



Google Maps API for Flash

Feb. 3rd @ 5:30pm - 7pm, 

We'll go over what the new Maps API for Flash can do, and show how to easily integrate it with other libraries for parsing XML/GeoRSS/KML/JSON. We'll also show how to use it with the HTTP version of the Google AJAX libraries. The talk will include an introduction to ActionScript3 (like JS but better!), Flex development, and Flex controls.
The codelab will be making a map that uses all of the features of the API, and the free Flex SDK.