[sf-lug] Peninsula Linux Users' Group this week - AJAX and Web 2.0

Bill Ward bill at wards.net
Wed Sep 27 10:51:25 PDT 2006

In case it wasn't obvious, this should have said Thursday, SEPTEMBER
28th.  It was a copy/paste error.  Hope to see you tomorrow evening!

On 9/26/06, Bill Ward <bill at wards.net> wrote:
> PenLUG (Peninsula Linux Users' Group) is having a meeting the day
> after tomorrow!  You are invited.  RSVP is not required, but so we can
> get an idea of how many people to expect please send mail to
> rsvp at penlug.org to let us know if you are planning to attend.  For
> full details about the group, as well as directions to the meeting,
> visit www.penlug.org.
> Free pizza, hors d'ouvres and soft drinks, courtesy of Open Country,
> will be provided.  Free review copies of books from O'Reilly,
> Prentice-Hall, and other publishers, will be given out as door prizes.
>  Be on time for the eary bird drawing.
> Date: Thursday, August 28th, 2006
> Time: meeting 7:00 - 9:00 PM, social/networking until 10 PM
> Location: Twin Pines Park, 1225 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
> Speaker: Kevin Henrikson
> Topic: AJAX and Web 2.0
> The state of AJAX has change a good bit since its debut or re-birth in
> 2005. We'll talk about what has changed and what it still the same in
> modern web development. AJAX optimization is extremely important for
> end-user usability and service scalability. Whether a new web 2.0 site
> or a large enterprise application, there are many techniques for
> optimization. This talk will touch on some Ajax application
> optimization techniques and some free tools that can help you identify
> and solve problems. Finally we'll cover webservices and show examples
> how some simple integrations can make today's web applications much
> more production than their desktop counterpart.
> Kevin Henrikson is a Director of Engineering at Zimbra. He splits time
> hacking on Zimbra's AJAX collaboration suite and managing developer
> relations with Zimbra's open source community. Previous to Zimbra
> Henrikson was at Openwave, an ISP and mobile carrier software
> provider. He is a frequent speaker on AJAX optimization, open source
> messaging, and related topics. Some recent talks include:
>     * Leveraging AJAX for Enterprise Application Development (2006 LinuxWorld)
>     * Leveraging Java™ Technology to Integrate Messaging With Web 2.0
> Power (2006 JavaOne)
>     * Ajax Optimization Techniques: Working with Large Ajax
> Applications (2006 OSCON)

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