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BostonPHP LOCATION CHANGE - Microsoft N.E.R.D - Wed. Aug. 4th

From: Matt M.
Sent on: Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:08 PM
Hi All,

We had such a big RSVP response for our upcoming meetup on HTML5 that we need to move it to a larger venue.

We have changed the meeting location to Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center.

The date and time remains the same. Many thanks to Bocoup for offering to be the original host. We are looking forward to seeing Bocoup again in October. Also, thank you to Microsoft for offering this larger space so that we can accommodate all who want to attend.

We have lifted the RSVP limit so if you were previously on the waiting list, you can now RSVP "yes".

Please see meetup details below.


Matt Murphy

What: How HTML5 can make you happy...

When: Wednesday, August 4,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center
One Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142

Maybe you've heard of HTML5 -- maybe you've heard that HTML5 will rid you of all your ills, make you infinitely wealthy and save the planet all with a few simple tags.

Come join us as we dispel some myths around HTML5 and offer you some practical examples of how you can use HTML5 to make websites that are fun and standards compliant.

Many great new features such as:

  • New html elements and attributes
  • Built in APIs like Drag and Drop, Video, Audio, and Geo-location
  • New CSS Selectors
  • Local web DB storage
  • Video element
  • Canvas
  • Offline Application Caching
  • and much more...

This will be presented by Matt Lee.

Matt is an invited expert on the working groups for HTML5 and the Social Web at the World Wide Web Consortium.

By night, Matt is the founder and one of the principal creatives behind FooCorp, a company experimenting in music publishing and online social software.

By day, Matt is the campaigns manager at the Free Software Foundation, creators of the GNU operating system which is now most commonly used with the kernel Linux to form the GNU/Linux operating system.

FooCorp has developed, an online music discovery and sharing service, offering musicians exclusive promotion and play in exchange for licensing their music under free culture licenses, and GNU social, a decentralized social network, as recently featured by iTWire.

Both and GNU social are written in PHP and licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License.


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