Google Developer Day 2007
May 31 2007
San Jose Convention Center
Keynoter Jeff Huber VP Engineering presented Google’s First Worldwide conference. Live ten city worldwide broadcast to 1500 local and 5000 Googlers world wide. In 2002 Google first published APIs based on Google maps stimulated by the revolutionary Paul Rodimacher – Housing Maps.
Ads, Standards, Mashups, Open Source.
Mashups are the model to compose and create applications today. Amazon S3 for storage. AdSense for commercialization. Ajax is for rich browser experiences. places suggested are: moviemaps.google.com , coolphotoeditor.google.com, syncingservice.google.com , jogplanner.google.com , apartmentfinder.google.com
http://Picasa.com – picnik syncs up pictures.
GData APIs used ini Google apps – Apps Provisioining, Base, Calendar, Code Search, Noteok, Spreadhseets, Blogger
Spanning Sync – for Mac
Honda used cars site
Google Mashup Editor – Paul McDonald
Server/Hosting/Ajax skills/Authentication/Atom & RSS with right caching/ Test,Deploy,Distribute
Experimental product -Cal State Parks + Maps + Commercial products. Uses new tags, gmlist, gmtmap – Feed from Google Base for products.
igoogle home page gadgets – 100,000 created.
PacMan v2.4 – 6 million page views for author last week
expedia fair updater
Can put gadgets in Blogger blog.
Embed in web pages / (served by Google)
Google Mapplets – Thai Tran
Google Gadgets and Maps APIS combined.
Orbitz – IFRAME with Mini web page. Puts their results on Google Map.
What is powerful is you can create multiple apps on the same page.
WeatherBug runs Flash.
Needs GoogleReader – consumes up to 2000 feeds – http://reader.google.com Green gear icon at top to synchronize.
Kevin Lynch – Adobe.
Apollo installs apps on desktop – windows/mac/linux, Flex Open Source.
Live drag and drop of data. Syncing APIs with Gears. Local storage and sync of data.