This month's Honolulu Coders meeting will take place on Wednesday 30th January from 6pm to 8pm.
Dan Leuck of Ikayzo.com will talk about Flex and Silverlight, exciting rich client technologies that
facilitate the creation of, as Romain Guy would say, filthy rich UIs. During this presentation Dan will create a simple photo management application using both technologies, and discuss the pros and cons of each platform.
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This month's meeting will be held in the POST building, room 302, at the
University of Hawaii Manoa campus.
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The meeting's agenda is as follows:
6:00pm - 6:45pm "RIA with Flex and Silverlight" Main talk by Dan Leuck
6:45pm - 7:00pm Discussion
7:00pm - 7:15pm Pizza Break sponsored by Ikayzo http://www.ikayzo.com/
7:15pm - 8.00pm Open Ruby workshop by Sam Joseph
The talk abstract and speaker biography is as follows:
Main Talk Title: RIA with Flex and Silverlight
Main Talk Abstract:
Flex and Silverlight are exciting rich client technologies that
facilitate the creation of, as Romain Guy would say, filthy rich UIs. During this presentation we will create a simple photo management application using both technologies, and discuss the pros and cons of each platform.
Main Talk Biography:
Daniel Leuck is the president of Ikayzo (http://www.ikayzo,com
boutique IT consulting firm specializing in enterprise software development, rich clients, localization, and offshore outsourcing. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Tokyo-based ValueCommerce, Asia's largest affiliate marketing company, Global Head of Development for London-based LastMinute.com, Europe's largest B2C website, and President of the US division of DML. Daniel has served on numerous advisory boards and panels for companies such as Macromedia and Sun. Daniel is active in the Java community, is a contributor to BeanShell (http://www.beanshell.org
) , the project lead for SDL (http://sdl.ikayzo.org
), and sits on the expert groups standardizing Java 6 (http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=270
), scientific units in Java (http://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=275
), Java modules (http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=277
), and the Swing application framework (http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=296
Open Ruby workshop:
Join Sam Joseph as he plays around with the Ruby and Rails. Bring along
your Ruby programming questions and we can scratch our heads together :-)
If you're really lucky he'll show you his new linklens code :-)