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HTML5 Web App Hackathon!


Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

HTML5 Web App Hackathon!

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We're at the precipice of the web app revolution.  Applications are switching from native code to web based, and HTML5 is the powerful platform that enables developers to create these native feeling applications and games.

The HTML5 Web App Hackathon is an event for developers to socialize, network, and learn.  During the hackathon, we'll cover the end to end process of developing an HTML5 application, publicizing with Chrome Webstore and finally monetizing with In-App Payments.

Specifically we'll be covering the following APIs:

  • Web Audio
  • Web Fonts
  • History
  • File System
  • Canvas
  • App Cache
  • Web Workers
  • Transitions
  • Chrome Web Store
  • In- App Payments

After the presentation, you'll have the opportunity to create teams and hack on something together or build on something that we'll provide.  At the end of they day, teams and individuals will present what they've created and we'll vote on the best app/game.  The winning team/individual will take home some awesome prize(s).

Below is the itinerary for the day:

11:45-12pm - Check-in
12-1:30pm - Lunch is served & Presentation
1:30-2pm - Pitches & Team organization
2-7pm - Hacking
7-8pm - Dinner is served & Finish hacking
8-9pm - Drinks, Presentations & Voting.


Your hacking guides will be:

Pete LePage

Pete joined Google in 2011 as a Developer Advocate working on the Chrome Web Store team and the open web platform. He's been designing websites since his early days in high school, evolving from overlapping , and tags on GeoCities to properly styled CSS, managed hosted websites. Pete works with the web developer community to build awesome new web applications using open web technologies like HTML5 and CSS3. He can often be found traveling the world with his friends, seeing both exotic and ordinary sites, or in a black and white dark room printing something he shot with a film camera! 


Peng Ying

Peng is a Developer Programs Engineer for Google Commerce. He's helped thousands of developers integrate the Commerce APIs since 2007.  Having written docs, sample code and client libraries for multiple commerce APIs he's an expert in enabling monetization for your web app. 

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Google Chicago
20 W. Kinzie St
9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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