Monday, May 21, 2012

4 Dart sessions at Google IO

Posted by Seth Ladd

UPDATED: the session dates and times.

The Google IO sessions have been announced, and Dart has a solid presence this year. If you didn't get a ticket, don't worry. Some of these sessions will be live streamed, and nearly all sessions are recorded and posted to YouTube later.

Dart - A Modern Web Language

Lars Bak and Kasper Lund, two of the Dart creators, will present "Dart - A Modern Web Language". They will discuss the rationale behind Dart's design and its impact on web scalability and performance. They'll also present how Dart helps developers innovate by increasing their productivity without breaking backwards compatibility. This session will be at June 27, 1:30PM - 2:30PM PDT.

Putting the App back into Web App - Web programming with Dart

Dan Grove and Vijay Menon, engineers on the Dart team, will present "Putting the App back into Web App - Web programming with Dart". In this session, they will show you how to use Dart to build great apps for the entire modern web. This session will be at June 27, 2:45PM - 3:45PM PDT.

Bullseye - Your First Dart App

If you want to dive in and hack on Dart, Jaime Wren and Seth Ladd will teach you how to build your first Dart app in "Bullseye : Your first Dart app". This code lab will give you the opportunity to try the Dart language, libraries, and tools. Dart experts will be standing by to assist and answer questions. This session will be at June 28, 4:00PM - 6:00PM PDT.

Migrating Code from GWT to Dart

Ray Cromwell, a committer on the GWT project, will teach you the Dart equivalents of GWT idioms and techniques. In the Migrating Code from GWT to Dart code lab, you'll practice connecting a Dart app to existing GWT and JavaScript code. This session will be at June 27, 4:00PM - 5:00PM PDT.

If you're at Google IO, please do say hi to anyone from the Dart team. We'd love to talk with you in person. If you won't be at Google IO this year, we'd still love to chat on the Dart discussion group.