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Dart at Devoxx 2013

Devoxx 2013 is here, and Dart has a strong showing on Thursday, November 14th.

Keynote with Lars Bak


At 9:40am, Dart co-founder Lars Bak delivers the morning keynote titled "Shaping the Future of Web Development".


Q&A with the Dart Team


At 1:10pm, representatives from the Dart team will take your questions in a "ask us anything" format. Bonus: we'll be playing buzzword bingo.


Building a mobile, multi-player HTML5 game with Dart


At 2:00pm, Seth Ladd presents a case study on his team's recent project to build a multi-player, multi-device, mobile-friendly, HTML5 game with Dart.


Happy hour with Dart and Angular


At 6:00pm, meet the Dart and Angular teams for a happy hour. We'll have food and drinks, and plenty of opportunity to chat with the engineers behind the projects. Visit the Google booth, or find a Dart or Angular engineer, to get a wristband (free while supplies last). Hope to see you there!

Stop by and say Hi!


If you're at Devoxx, please stop by the Google both to say Hi. Dart engineers will be around at the conference, and they'd love to hear more about what you're building.

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