Day 1 Agenda: Developer and Webmaster Day


Where sessions are listed on multiple track, attendees will choose which session to attend. Please note, this agenda is subject to change so check back often. 
All  All levels session
*     Beginner session
**    Intermediate Session
***  Advanced session

Time       BLUE Track: Main Auditorium RED Track  GREEN Track
08:30-09:00 Registration
 
09:15-09:40 Welcome & Keynote 

 
09:40-10:00 Google+ YOU
Google+ is now over a year old. Hear about all the new features and tools available to you and your business.

 
10:00-10:30  BREAK    
10:30-11:30 Developing for the Mobile Web*/**
Build fast, simple and beautiful mobile web applications
Gmail Ninja
Become a Gmail Ninja and learn how to organize your work and make the most out of Gmail labs & features.
 
11:30-12:15 Intro to Google APIs All
Over the last two years, Google has been building many new APIs that live on a powerful new API serving architecture. We introduce the APIs console, the individual APIs that are available through it, the API playground and the client libraries that are used to access all the APIs. We then walk you through setting up and configuring a client and using it to make some authenticated API calls.
Mobile Friendly Web Design
So you want a mobile site? Great! You have some decisions to think through, and these are some recommendations to help you build smartphone-optimized sites, and understand what Google supports
Google Your future - Student
and faculty Opportunities
 All
Google Student Opportunities: Scholarships, Internships, Competitions and more. Gain an insight on how students can get involved.


12:15-13:15 LUNCH
 
13:15-14:00 The power of HTML5 **
Use HTML5 to build adaptable user interfaces for your web applications. user experience.
Product development - Google Style
How to build great products by focusing on user needs.

Technical skill set workshop for student All
Are you a tech student? learn what skills you should acquire and how to acquire them to help kick off your career as a tech graduate in the job market and improve as a developer.

14:00-14:45 Creating Google App Engine applications.*/**
Learn how you can build applications that will scale to millions of simultaneous users. With Google App Engine, you can build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications, and its pretty easy to get started. It is also packed with useful APIs that allow you to control access, send emails, chat, and perform bulk tasks. 
Chrome Extensions  **
What are Google Chrome Extensions and how can you use then to make your life easier? We'll explore from both the user and developer's perspective. 

Code Lab: Google APIs **/***
Laptop required +Developer Environment set up
Over the last two years, Google has been building many new APIs that live on a powerful new API serving architecture. In this session we will walk through what it takes to deploy a basic Google API project and then work on extending the features of a basic code sample. This exercise will be done in Python and Java.
Please ensure that you attend the "Intro to Google APIs " talk earlier 
14:45-15:30 App Engine Part 2: Live Example How to be a UX Superhero All 
Learn how to become a User Experience Superhero in three easy steps and hear about the essential tools you should use to help you deliver the best experience for your users.
Code Lab: Google APIs
Continues..
15:30-16:00 BREAK


16:00-16:45  Maps APIs & KML **
Create Geo Solutions with the Geospatial APIs.
YouTube APIs **

  MapUp All
Avid cartographers use Google Map Maker to improve the maps in their area. We launched Map Maker in South Africa earlier this year and this is our first Google MapUp event, during which everyone is invited to come together to map the world around us.  

16:45-17:45 Demo Slam All
A demo slam of some of the great products, features and innovations from Google over the past year. We're excited about them, we hope you are too.

  
17:45-18:00 Live Announcement of the Google Apps Developer Challenge Winner
 


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