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    G|Kenya 2.0

    Google for Computer Science Lecturers

    This a 2-day Web 2.0 technologies workshop taught by Google Software Engineers. We base the course on Google web technologies and present ideas on how such a course may be structured and conducted.  A possible course outline is sketched, and we provide some illustrative lectures, some sample web applications, and ideas on how to organize the practical elements of a course.

    Suitable for:

    • Computer Science or Technical Lecturers teaching or interested in teaching a practical course on web technologies and application development
    • Computer Science Students actively involved in Web application development and object orientated programming
    To attend, you'll need a:
    • Working knowledge of Java
    • Basic building block of HTML, XML and CSS
    • Laptop for practical sessions

    Focus: We'll provide some sample lectures and lots of practical sessions on:
    • Google Web Toolkit (GWT): Java-based toolkit for building web apps
    • Google AppEngine and GData: API for persistent data storage, and a data formatting and exchange (GData)
    • Introduction to APIs, including Google APIs: Maps, Youtube, Search, etc.

    Register today to reserve your place - we will confirm your registration soon by email.


    AGENDA


    The following agenda will take up two days. There will be plenty of breaks, social time and lunch will be provided.

    Day 1 (Monday, 12th September 2011)


    0815-1400 As Day 1 of G-Kenya

    1400-1430 Welcome and intro!

    1430-1530     Overview: Google AppEngine

    1530-1700 Simple Apps Codelab

    1700:1800 Google Web Toolkit (intro & advanced topics) 


    Day 2 (Tuesday, 13th September 2011)


    0900-0945 Google Apps in the classroom

    0945-1030     Prepare for Development

    1030-12:15 Practical Session

    12:15-1315 Lunch

    1315-1400 Apps development Brainstorming

    1400-1600 Practical Session

    1600-1700 Show & Tell - demoing Apps

    1700-1800 Apps Competition

    Preparation by participants

    Please set your coding environment before coming !