JavaScript and HTML5 For Great Justice! Sept 27 San Francisco

Tracks on Javascript, HTML5, Games/Apps, node.js, plus Business Views

Get ready for a new wave of cross platform mobile/web games and apps

Douglas Crockford

Douglas Crockford Yahoo. World renowned JavaScript expert and author of 'JavaScript: The Good Parts,' creator of JSLInt and discoverer of JSON. His keynote will be on JavaScript, Programming Style, and Your Brain. This is your brain, this is your brain on Douglas Crockford. Any questions?

For those who are also game people, it may interest you to know that once upon a time Douglas Crockford worked at Atari, Lucasfilm, and Paramount. Check out his Expurgation of Maniac Mansion for a smile.

Ben Savage Sibblingz Spaceport

Ben Savage Co-Founder Sibblingz. High performance, resizable SVG graphics, totally cross platform HTML5/Hybrid game platform with a familiar JavaScript flash-like API. Everyone wants it, Sibblingz Spaceport has it. But how? Get an architectural peek under the hood. See how they overcame massive performance and resizable graphics roadblocks. In Ben's words "Facebook, Apple, and Google are all fighting over the emerging 14 Billion dollar mobile games market, with each party trying to attract developers into creating content for their respective platform. Sibblingz developed Spaceport so that developers don't have to choose one over another. Welcome to Platform independence."

Steve Souders

Steve Souders Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of YSlow a top 25 Firefox add-on, HTTP Archive, Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of O'Reilly's Velocity web performance conference and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. Steve chooses venues carefully, grab a seat.

Ben Savage Sibblingz Spaceport

Jason A. Hoffman Founder and Chief Scientist Joyent. Joyent has been at the forefront of the next generation of games and apps in the cloud for mobile and web. Joyent pioneers node.js, server side JavaScript with (relatively) simple setup and blazing performance and low latency for real-time. Joyent just got done holding their annual hackathon. Find out Jason's perspective from one of the hottest technologies in the cloud for games and apps and a new frontier for JavaScript.

Peter Lubbers

David Herman Mozilla Labs. Dave Herman is a resident programming language propeller-head at Mozilla. He has been a member of Ecma TC39, the committee in charge of standardizing JavaScript, since 2006. At Mozilla, Dave works on programming language design, including next generation features. Ecma TC39, the committee in charge of standardizing JavaScript, has been working on the next edition for several years as well. In this talk Dave will describe some of the new features planned for the future of JavaScript.

Peter Lubbers

Peter Lubbers Senior Director Technical Communication, Kaazing. Peter lives and breathes HTML5. Even his car has the California HTML5 license plate. Peter is the co-author of Pro HTML5 Programming and the co-founder of the San Francisco HTML5 User Group, the largest HTML5 User Group in the world. Peter frequently speaks at web events and teaches cutting-edge HTML5 training courses all over the world. Twitter @peterlubbers

Lilli Thompsen

Lilli Thompsen Google. Lilli will be presenting PlayN is an open source game library that allows developers to write and debug in Java via the Google Web Toolkit and simultaneously create WebGL / HTML5 canvas, Android, and Flash builds. PlayN is the toolkit used to make the Google HTML5 Angry Birds game.

Peter Relan

Peter Relan CEO Crowdstar, CEO YouWeb and Exec Chairman of Sibblingz and iSwifter. Extremely few people combine strategic investment prowess, the ability to mentor others, and technical creative brilliance. Most people know Peter Relan as mastermind behind YouWeb, the worlds first successful game oriented incubator with OpenFeint in the news, and as CEO of Crowdstar. In reality, Peter has been involved with brilliant inventions as diverse as internet networking and PayPal. He is quite involved with the HTML5 space at the moment and will share some of his strategic insights and predictions in a fireside chat.

Josh Elman

Josh Elman What do Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn all have in common beside stunning success? If you answered Josh Elman you are correct. Josh served as Program Manager Facebook Platform, Product Manager for Twitter and Senior Product Manager for LinkedIn. Google+ may wish to take note. Obviously, one of best platform and product managers in the business. Josh will be joining us on the business fireside chats to add a very inside oppinion on trends and topics involving HTML5 and the worlds most popular social platforms.

Seth Ladd

Predictions for the HTML5/JavaScript Game and App Space Business strategy, platform and investment luminaries Josh Elman who served as Program Manager Facebook Platform and Product Manager Twitter, Peter Relan CEO Crowdstar, CEO YouWeb and Exec Chairman of Sibblingz and iSwifter, and Joe Monastiero Co-founder and VP Biz Dev appMobi peer into the future and take their best shot

Sid Maestre

Sidney Maestre Paypal. Expert web design and developer. Sid will give a detailed Hands on JQuery mobile session. The jQuery JavaScript library is extremely popular among developers for simplifying how web applications are built. jQuery Mobile takes it to the next level by providing a unified user interface system across all popular mobile device platforms. Sid will cover how to structure your mobile application and give you a hands on solid foundation for for future jQuery Mobile projects.

Seth Ladd

Doris Chen Ph.D. Microsoft. Doris has over 13 years of experience in the software industry working in several open source web tier technologies. Doris will take a deep dive into HTML5 to answer what is the real potential of HTML5 using CSS3, Canvas, SVG, Video, Audio, and JavaScript. She may also present a session on another of her favorite topics JQuery.

David J. Kordsmeier

David J. Kordsmeier President and CTO at Razortooth Communications. Node.js group leader. David will do a session on Getting started with Node.js. What is Node.js? Server Side JavaScript. The reasons for choosing Node to build apps — especially low-latency, real-time apps — are increasingly compelling. David will introduce you a technology that warning, can be addictive.

Seth Ladd

Seth Ladd Google Chrome Team. Seth will be presenting a session on the JavaScript port of Box2D open source physics engine. Seth is a web engineer, an author, and a conference organizer and chrome evangelist. Seth focuses on Games as a sneaky way to play games at work.

Max Goodman

Max Goodman reddit. Front end developer. Max is passionate about music and blending the lines between code and art. Max will talk on "Making Waves", a primer on making pure JavaScript generated audio and dynamic sound generation. Prepare yourself to be delighted.

James Williams

James Williams Co-Creator Griffon Project author of the upcoming book "Learning HTML5 Game Programming" for Addison-Wesley. Dave will give us an intro to HTML5 Game Programming emphasizing WebGL (3d browser technology with no plugins). Based on OpenGL ES, WebGL brings the 3D world to the browser without any plugins. For the first time, the browser has access to a powerful graphics pipeline comparable to what is available on the desktop.

Michael Mullany

Michael Mullany VP Products & Marketing & Interim CEO Sencha. Animations are built on top of CSS Transforms and Transitions, and provide a keyframe-based animation technology for web page animation. Michael will cover the elements of CSS transitions and transforms and the state of their implementation in current browsers. Also given Michaels savvy and Sencha's success making HTML5 based SDKs and tools we hope he joins one of the business chats also.

Estelle Weyl

Estelle Weyl Standardista. HTML forms have been the bane of web developers for years, however with HTML5 Estelle thinks you may learn to love forms. The day is coming when you can validate a form and use date pickers, place holder text, pattern matching, required fields, auto focus, error handling, all without JavaScript. Estelle will discuss new to HTML5 form input types and attributes. She can't promise that you’ll love creating web forms, but you will gain a new, exciting appreciation.

Francois Laberge

Francois Laberge Chief Inovative Officer Brass Monkey. Can't get enough node.js? Francois has experience in building both platforms and games with node.js. Francois will dive into a practical application of node.js using JavaScript API game controllers. In the process He'll also touch on the various helper libraries he likes to architect with.

Miško Hevery

Miško Hevery Google, an author of Angular and js-test-driver. Previously he worked at Adobe, Sun Microsystems, Intel, and Xerox, where he became an expert in building web applications in web related technologies such as Java, JavaScript, Flex and ActionScript. Miško will present Angular.js "Superheroic JavaScript MVC Framework AngularJS proposes to be what HTML would have been, had it been designed for building web-apps.

Matt Seeley

Matt Seeley Netflix. JavaScript afficionado, front end engineer. Matt works with the Netflix TV UI team to bring WebKit into your living room. Previously Matt built Yahoo! front-page's tablet version and helped relaunch the desktop front-page around the world. Matt will present "WebKit in your LIving room" and discuss how Netflix delivers highly dynamic WebKit based UIs to televisions, game consoles and Blu-ray players.


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