[sf-lug] BayPIGgies meeting at OSCON Thursday July 23, 2009: Semantic Apps with cubicweb

jim jim at well.com
Mon Jul 20 22:25:09 PDT 2009

BayPIGgies meeting at OSCON Thursday July 23, 2009: 
Semantic Apps with CubicWeb, by Sandrine Ribeau 

Meetings start with a Newbie Nugget, a short discussion of an 
essential Python feature, specially for those new to Python. 

Tonight's Newbie Nugget:  Metaclasses, by Almir Karic 

The July 23 BayPIGgies meeting is at OSCON, room B2, at 8:00 PM. 
Come at 7:00 PM for Wesley Chun's "What Is Python" talk in room B2. 

You must register to get in: 
Register to attend OSCON (free registration) 

What's FREE at OSCON? 

The BayPIGgies meeting is part of the Birds of a Feather program: 

Info about the BayPIGgies July Meeting 

Info about "What Is Python", by Wesley Chun, 7:00 PM Thursday July 23,
Room B2 

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95113 

BayPIGgies meeting information is available at 

------------------------ Agenda ------------------------

..... 8:00 PM ...........................
General hubbub, any first-minute announcements. 

..... 8:05 PM to 8:15 PM ................

Newbie Nugget: Metaclasses, by Almir Karic 

An all around look at metaclasses, covering intro, uses 
(good and bad), and alternatives. 

..... 8:15 PM to 9:00 PM ................

Tonight's talk: 
Semantic Apps with CubicWeb 
by Sandrine Ribeau 

The CubicWeb framework makes a construction game of building 
semantic web applications that have both a HTML/Ajax rich 
user interface and a RDF/OWL-based data interface.

This talk introduces the design of CubicWeb, focusing on key 
differences from other frameworks, such as applying views to 
selections of objects implementing the required interface, 
multi-database support, migration and versioning for maintenance 
over several years, and truly reusable components, with examples 
of integration within the Linked Data cloud, with Google Maps, 
and with faceted search.

..... 9:00 PM to 9:30 PM  ................
Mapping and Random Access

Mapping is a rapid-fire audience announcement of topics 
the announcers are interested in. 

Random Access follows immediately to allow follow up 
individually on the announcements and other topics of 

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