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The Chronicles of Web Standard - Prince Comet: Next Wave of Comet

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Mountain View, CA

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10/21/2009
The Chronicles of Web Standard
Prince Comet: Next Wave of Comet

Sponsored: Google

Date/Time: 10/21/2008 Wed 6:00-9:00pm
Event: The Chronicles of Web Standard - Prince Comet: Next Wave of Comet
Location: Google, Mountain View Campus
Address: Tunis Tech Talk Room Building 43, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,Mountain View, CA 94043
Moderator: Kevin Nilson, Principal Software Architect at Large Financial
Presenter:
Alex Russell, Google Engine & Past President of the Dojo Foundation
Michael Carter, Founder at Orbited Project & Official Contributor for W3C HTML5
Ted Goddard,Senior Software Architect at ICEsoft Technologies and ICEfaces.org
Greg Wilkins, Lead Developer of the Jetty
Dylan Schiemann, co-founder of Dojo Toolkit and CEO of SitePen



Agenda
6:00 - 7:00 Networking
7:00 - 7:10 Announcements
7:10 - 7:30
Comet Demos and Comet Introduction by Kevin Nilson
7:30 - 8:30 Panel Discussion (Full Panel, moderated by Kevin Nilson)
8:30 - 8:45 Q/A
8:45 - 9:00 Raffle & Network


Event Summary
The Chronicles of Web Standard - Prince Comet: Next Wave of Comet will be an exciting event covering Comet (aka Reverse AJAX).  We will alos discuss topics such as HTML 5 and other future enhancements to the web. This event will start with a general introduction to Comet, followed by an in depth panel discussion moderated by Kevin Nilson with panelist: Alex Russell, Michael Carter, Ted Goddard, Greg Wilkins, Dylan Schiemann

What is Comet
AJAX became popular because it allowed the browser to make additional requests to web servers to update a page. One major limitation of AJAX is that the browser must initiate the request for data. Comet on the other hand allows the web server to push data to the browser at any time.

What is WebSocket
The HTML5 WebSocket standard defines the future of networking for browser applications, delivering full-duplex, bidirectional text-based communication between browsers and WebSocket servers. The WebSocket connection handshake leverages the HTTP standard to integrate with existing Web infrastructure, such as proxies, firewalls and load balancers, and then upgrades the wire protocol to remove the limitations of the HTTP request-response communication model. With WebSockets, browsers will be able to participate as first-class citizens in networked applications that are typically reserved for desktop clients, such as XMPP (Jabber) chat applications, as well as online gaming and financial trading applications.


Alex Russell
Google Engineer

Alex RussellAlex Russell is a Software Engineer at Google where he has contributed
to the development of Google Chrome Frame. Prior to joining Google, he
worked for nearly a decade to build open source tools and techniques
that enabled richer web interfaces, primarily by augmenting
declarative markup with JavaScript. He lives in San Francisco with his
ever-patient and supportive wife Jennifer.




Michale Carter
Founder at Orbited Project & Official Contributor for W3C HTML5

Michael CarterMichael Carter is an expert on highly scalable, real-time web application architectures. He is an officially recognized contributor to the W3C HTML5 specification, particularly for his work with the WebSocket proposal. He is the founder and lead of the Orbited project (http://www.orbited.org), an MIT licensed Comet server built for high-performance browser networking. He is currently a freelance consultant and technical lead for OSSLine (www.ossline.org), a Silicon Valley non-profit that provides technical and legal infrastructure to a host of Open Source projects, including Orbited, the browser network protocols projectjs.io(http://js.io), and the python message queue MorbidQ (http://www.morbidq.com). Michael formerly worked as a Senior Software Architect at Brand Up (http://www.brand-up.com) and CTO at Idealistics (www.idealistics.org). He is a world renowned rollerblade free styler and speed demon, and in some other life he does nothing but play Hockey full time.


Kevin Nilson
Principal Software Architect at E*Trade Financial

Kevin Nelson
Kevin Nilson is currently a Principal Software Architect for a Large Financial Firm in Silicon Valley. He is the co-lead of the Silicon Valley Web Developer JUG. He is also the co-lead of the Silicon Valley Google Technology User Group and Assistant Organizer of the Silicon Valley JavaScript Meetup. Prior to his current work, Kevin had extensive industry software engineering and consulting experience with companies such as: Pfizer, Northrop Grumman, and AT&T Corporation. He also worked part-time as an adjunct professor at the College of San Mateo. He is also a core contributer for confetto.org, a web based real-time open source conference collaboration tool used at conferences such as: Silicon Valley Code Camp and Devoxx. He is a Sun Certified Java Programmer and Sun Certified Web Component Developer.
You can learn more about Kevin on his website JavaClimber.com <http://www.javaclimber.com/>.


Ted Goddard
Senior Software Architect atICEsoft Technologies and ICEfaces.org

Ted GoddardTed Goddard received his PhD in mathematics in 1996, answering open problems in complexity theory and infinite colorings for ordered sets, and proceeded with post-doctoral research in component and Web-based collaborative technologies. Following work at Java Software, Sun Microsystems, he was a device management and XML architect at Wind River, participating in the IETF NETCONF design team. Ted currently participates in the JavaServer Faces and Servlet expert groups and is a senior software architect at ICEsoft Technologies developing ICEfaces, an Ajax framework for JavaServer Faces.








Dylan Schiemann
co-founder of Dojo Toolkit and CEO of SitePen

Dylan CEO Site PenAs CEO of SitePen and co-founder of the Dojo Toolkit, Dylan is best known for building web applications that make use of JavaScript/Ajax, Dojo, and other standard web development technologies. He has helped develop web apps for companies including Renkoo, Informatica, Security FrameWorks, and Vizional Technologies.





Greg Wilkins
Lead developer of the Jetty open source servlet server

GregGreg is the lead developer of the Jetty open source servlet server and a member of the experts group for the servlet specification from the Java Community Process. Greg has contributed to Geronimo, JBoss, activemq, DWR and other open source projects. Born in Sydney in 1964, Greg graduated from Sydney University with an honours degree in Computer Science in 1986. Since then he has worked as developer, designer, team leader and architect on varied problem domains including telecoms and WWW. Greg is the founder of Mort Bay Consulting and the CEO of Webtide.







Book Author Appearances
Alex Russell

www.svwebbuilder.com - Silicon Valley Web BuilderMastering Dojo, 1st Edition
Author: Rawld Gill, Craig Riecke, Alex Russell
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf (June 2008)
http://pragprog.com/titles/rgdojo/mastering-dojo
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781934356111/index.html








Ted Goddard

www.svwebbuilder.com - Silicon Valley Web BuilderAjax in Practice
Author: Dave Crane, Jord Sonneveld and Bear Bibeault with Ted Goddard,
Chris Gray, Ram Venkataraman and Joe Walker
Publisher: Manning (June 2007)
http://www.manning.com/crane2/



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Google Campus
Tunis Tech Talk Room Building 43
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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