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HTML5LA: Updates, Sneaks and Promos

From: shaRon
Sent on: Friday, May 3, 2013 1:09 PM

Hi Everyone!

There are exciting events and opportunities happening the next several weeks in LA.

May meet-ups:

May 13th – HTML5 @Yahoo

Join us for Food, beverages, networking and presentations.

Please register @

Day by day, the number of devices, platforms, and browsers that need to work with your site grows. Responsive design is not just another technique—it is the beginning of the maturing of a medium and a fundamental shift in the way we think about the web for the decade to come. Travis Skweres, an HTML5LA member will be sharing his expertise with you and walk you thru building a responsive site.

BaM, Bradley and Montgomery the creators of “Bored2Death” will be showcasing their new HTML5 browser game that was featured @SXSW. Engineers will share an inside look at the development of the game. more info is coming .....

Yahoo! Media delivers segment leading experiences to over half a billion people worldwide. We are number one in News, Sports, Finance and several Entertainment sites as well. Delivering entertaining and informative relevant content to so many people quickly and beautifully at scale is a huge challenge. We use everything from big data (Hadoop and other grid/cloud technologies) to cutting edge HTML5/CSS/JS experiences at a level of complexity few companies do. If you eat, sleep and breathe current and next-gen web technologies, if you play around with them in your own time and learn new technologies like node.JS or MongoDB because you can't help yourself, then we need you to come help us build the next generation of Yahoo! sites.

A huge Thank You to Yahoo Inc! Our host for the evening. They have graciously provided the venue, food and beverage of you.

!! Doorprizes* !!

We will be giving a Creative Cloud License to one lucky attendee This has all the NEW CS7 features built in!

Thank you sponsors for your generous support.

Adobe Systems

Artbeats   Everyone uses video in their applications today. $500 worth of video footage.

Focal Press Books

O’Reily Books

May 22nd – location TBD-Santa Monica

The Business of Web Development

Nate Johnson, Reliam CEO will cover some best practices for scalable applications. Along with addressing how to architect for scalability and why it's important to have different specialists/companies handle the respective parts, and strategies for managing these relationships and your assets.

Plus, Patents are you protected?

------ upcoming sneak ------

Mark your calendars for June 10th the eve of E3

Run your HTML5 games on all mobile devices with native performance

Ludei loves HTML5 games and they will be here talking with you!


Up coming events that you may be interested in:

Adobe MAX is here! May 4-8th. Details here:

Looking for a last minute discount code to attend? Use “COM300” (w/o the quotes) for a $400 savings. Hurry though this is only good today Friday MAY 3rd.


AT&T HAckathon for Social Good Sat and Sunday May 4-5th @ LA City College

This is free but you need to register here:

This is free but you need to register here:


HTML5 Hackers: There will be a Hackathon @ Adobe MAX this year as well. You do NOT need to have a conference pass to participate. Check out the details and the registration here:

Open source tools: Brackets and PhoneGap will be featured. Here is a short video on brackets:


Designers and Developers Are you interested in learning about developing for the BlackBerry Platform? I develop for the OS and the benefits are HUGE. Join us at a mixer Monday evening @ LeKa DTLA for networking and talking with BlackBerry directly about developing with them.

You need to RSVP here to attend:

There is also a local meet-up group if you are interested.


A partner event: LA Sidekick is Happening May 8th @7:30pm right after Adobe Max. @General Assembly in Santa Monica

A colleague, Tom Green is one of the featured speakers. He presented at the Jan HTML5LA meeting. Tom will be speaking about the new features of Edge Animate and Reflow. Hope you will join us!

Register here: add your name to the waitlist I will make sure you have a seat.


Google I/O extended May 15-17

Claudia from DevelopMentor is hosting a Google I/O-extended event and has extend invitations to members of the HTML5LA group.

Thank you Claudia!

There is a waiting list @ the official Google sign-up page


Several jobs have been posted on the jobs board. Check them out if you are interested. If you have a job to post please do so or ping me.

Also if any members would like to speak at an upcoming meet-up please reach out to me or any of the organizers of the group. This group is for you!

Thank you everyone for your support! Looking forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.




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