Sean Sullivan's favorites

Open Source Bridge 2011

Favorite proposals for this user

* Managing Brownfield Environments with Puppet

How to go from unmanaged to managed with Puppet, with devops practices and existing tools where possible and with open source hackery and spackle everywhere else.
Cooking 2011-03-17 00:16:08 +0000
Luke Kanies

Open Source Bridge 2010

Favorite sessions for this user

* A day in the life of Facebook Operations

A look at the tools and practices used at Facebook to support the #2 site in the world.
Cooking
Tom Cook

* Activity Streams, Socialism, and the Future of Open Source

It may seem obvious to some, but the socialist imagery that Mozilla uses isn't accidental. Nor is the grounding of Activity Streams in socialist theory. What do these things have to do with open source an its future? A lot, and I'll paint a picture to tell you how it should play out.
Chemistry
Chris Messina

* Building Interactive Displays with Touchscreen 2.0

Touchscreen is a platform for creating interactive kiosk and dashboard displays. It powers presentations for visitors to the Open Source Lab's data center and the network operations center. Come learn how touchscreen works and how to use it for your own display screens.
Cooking
Peter Krenesky, Rob McGuire-Dale

* Cassandra: Strategies for Distributed Data Storage

Cassandra is an open source, highly scalable distributed database that brings together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model. In this talk we'll discuss the strategies Cassandra employs to provide an eventually consistent data model.
Chemistry
Kelvin Kakugawa

* Connecting to Web Services on Android

This presentation will show how to connect to REST-based web services from an Android application. We'll discuss HTTP programming as well as XML and JSON libraries. This presentation will include a live demo of an Android application.
Cooking
Sean Sullivan

* CouchApp Evently Guided Hack with CouchDB

Learn to hack Evently jQuery CouchApps -- p2p web applications that can be deployed anywhere there's a CouchDB.
Hacks
J Chris Anderson

* Drizzle, Scaling MySQL for the Future

Current state of Drizzle.
Hacks
Brian Aker

* Open Source and the Open Social Web

Open Source software has been instrumental in the development of every revolutionary communications technology on the Internet. The Open social Web is no different.
Chemistry
Evan Prodromou

* Professional JavaScript

JavaScript is a unique and powerful language. Its ubiquity in the browser and its elegant concurrency model make JavaScript an ideal tool in a number of situations. Learn about the best ways to use and to understand this language from a full-time JavaScript professional.
Chemistry
Jesse Hallett

* Relational vs. Non-Relational

What kind of database do you need? Thanks to new database projects like CouchDB, TokyoCabinet, Solr and others, there are more non-relational database options available than ever for developers. Yet good information on how to choose what kind of database you need is still scarce. We'll cure that in this talk.
Cooking
Josh Berkus

* The Open Geo Stack

Location and mapping are making a huge impact on the web and mobile. Open Source is right there. Learn the elements of the geo stack, from mapping APIs to geo databases.
Cooking
Adam DuVander

Favorite proposals for this user

* Clojure: Towards The Essence Of Programming

You may know Java or C# ... but do you own it? Can you add new language features to suit your needs? Of course not ... but with Clojure, you can! Clojure is more than a powerful language, it's a powerful language toolkit.
Chemistry 2010-03-24 23:44:10 +0000
Howard Lewis Ship

* Developing an Open Source UMPC for Higher Education

The Oregon State Wireless Active Learning Device (OSWALD) is a fully open Ultra-Mobile Personal Computer (UMPC) platform designed, maintained, and used by students. Join us while we discuss the design process, software platform, and challenges we've run into while developing an embedded Linux platform for a custom-made handheld.
Hacks 2010-03-25 21:39:05 +0000
Tim Harder, Ben Goska

* Django 102 - past the introduction

You've been through the tutorials on Django, and now you want to deploy a real site in it - and you're lost. Let's fix that.
Cooking 2010-03-26 00:06:35 +0000
Chris Pitzer

* Grails for Switchers

Come on. You know you want to.
Cooking 2010-03-03 23:20:21 +0000
Matt Woodward

* Harnessing Java with Scala

We provide you an introduction to the Scala programming language through its powerful capabilities to integrating with Java. We will demonstrate how Scala can be an effective means of exploring Java libraries such as JAXB, HttpClient and Hibernate. We will show why Scala is our preferred harness, with capabilities beyond Java, Beanshell or Groovy.
Cooking 2010-03-22 03:19:50 +0000
Thomas Lockney, Trenton Lipscomb

* Harnessing the Social Web with OpenSocial 0.9

Exploring social application development techniques using OpenSocial 0.9, we'll look at how to harness user data to customize an application experience for each user and monetize that experience. Going further, we'll explore the vast improvements coming in the future for OpenSocial.
Chemistry 2010-03-25 04:34:16 +0000
Jonathan LeBlanc

* Joy of Index

Every SQL database needs indexes, but which indexes? Learn how to index, when to index, why to index, and how to feel after you've indexed.
Chemistry 2010-03-10 02:52:04 +0000
Josh Berkus

* Meta-Programmng Java with Tapestry 5

Why code when you can meta-code? Learn how you can leverage Tapestry's built-in aspect oriented technologies to eliminate cut-and-paste coding (and ugly inheritance hierarchies) with simple declarative annotations.
Cooking 2010-03-24 23:49:51 +0000
Howard Lewis Ship

* Programming WebSockets

WebSockets is an exciting new technology that enables bidirectional communication between web applications and server-side processes. Google's Chrome browser already provides WebSockets and developers can expect to see the technology in other browsers in 2010. This presentation will cover the WebSocket protocol, JavaScript API, and server-side implementations.
Chemistry 2010-03-26 05:30:57 +0000
Sean Sullivan

* SugarCRM - Your next open source business application framework

This talk will explore using SugarCRM outside of it's normal usage as a CRM application, instead using it as an open source business application platform.
Cooking 2010-03-15 02:08:02 +0000
John Mertic

* The Future of Mobile: Learn to Build W3C Widgets and Device APIs with PhoneGap

We know the future of the web is mobile, but what's the future of mobile? In this session, you'll learn how to step-up mobile app development with widgets and device APIs. Add these two technologies to your toolbox to begin building next-gen mobile apps today.
Hacks 2010-02-24 22:47:21 +0000
Brian LeRoux

* Web Framework Shootout

Which web framework will rule them all? As an audience member you pick the winner! We will present an introduction to a variety of web frameworks including Rails, Django, Symfony, and Sinatra.
Cooking 2010-02-25 23:15:13 +0000
Dustin Whittle