• Discount to Samsung Developers Conference

    Moscone West Convention Center

    Samsung Developer Conference (SDC 2018) SDC 2018 is being held on November 7th & 8th at Moscone West in San Francisco. The theme is “Where Now Meets Next!” This year you will be the first to hear announcements at the Opening Keynote, and get access to the newest SDK’s. The complete schedule is here: https://www.samsungdeveloperconference.com/schedule/ Please use the code GA-WORKSHOP when registering https://www.samsungdeveloperconference.com/ to receive a 25% discount off registration.

  • Qt Happy Hour

    Tied House Brewery

    Join us to see the latest features, fundamentals and demonstrations to building devices for the Internet of Things and native C++ cross-platform applications & UIs. Sign up at https://www.qt.io/event/qthappyhour/ The Qt Company will have another Happy Hour just down the road from the festivities on the last evening of Google I/O. Mix and mingle with our Qt experts and learn more about Qt, Qt Creator, and how you can use it to power your next desktop, embedded, mobile and wearable projects in a casual environment. Agenda: · Introduction and Insider stories of successful IoT projects · Introduction to Qt Creator IDE [1] · Qt 3D Studio [2] · Mix and mingle · Customer Show and tell [1] Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt GUI Application development framework.[3] It includes a visual debugger and an integrated GUI layout and forms designer. Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qt_Creator [2] The Qt Company recently adopted the NVIDIA DRIVE Design Studio on February 20 and announced that it will integrate the state-of-the-art 3D HMI authoring system into the Qt System. Get the overview and learn more in person. Please register your seat by Friday, May 11 at https://www.qt.io/event/qthappyhour/ Walk ins are welcome, but we would prefer you sign up so you there are enough seats for everyone. : ) See you in Mountain view!

  • Attend Qt World Summit 2016 October 18-20

    Pier 27

    **15% REGISTRATION DISCOUNT with “Meetup15off” (‘till Oct 12)** NOTE: RSVP here but MUST REGISTER AT http://www.qtworldsummit.com/ Qt World Summit 2016 is a conference for technology managers and developers alike interested in software driving the future of IoT and in learning about the exponential possibilities of cross-platform application development and embedded device creation. This is a 3 day event starting with a pre-conference training day followed by two days of keynotes and breakout sessions covering everything from strategy planning and project management to deep technical dives into C++ libraries, APIs and UI development. Inspiration & Insight from: • Thought-leaders – Kevin Kelly (Wired), Stephen Casner (NASA), Josh Clark (BigMedium) • Companies – Canonical/Ubuntu, Microsoft, LG Electronics, Jaguar Land Rover, AMD, HP, Dolby, Tableau Beyond the sessions: • Qt Support – Get face-to-face with The Qt Company Support Desk live on things like architecture guidance, simple code review, and components assistance • Qt Garage – Checkout software and IoT projects from visionaries showcasing wearables, in-vehicle screens, virtual reality demos, medical devices, data visualizations and much more • Live Theater – Get up and close with experts presenting in the Qt Garage with Q&A during the lunch and coffee breaks • Qt Party – Mingle, network and crawl through the Qt Garage after the evening keynote “Magical UX and the Internet of Things” (Oct. 19th) • Lighting talks – Listen to quick 10 minute talks from your peers’ about their Qt experiences, opinions or ideas ***Special offer for group members. To save 15% use code: Meetup15off (valid thru October 12th).*** Register at: http://www.qtworldsummit.com/

  • Touchscreen Development Workshop

    Silicon Valley

    REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED: The embedded touchscreen workshop is now closed to new registrations but if you want to attend one in the future email me directly at [masked] and I’ll get you advance notification of a future workshop. Or if there are a bunch of people in your company interested we can also hold a special class for your company; email [masked] for details. For more details on these workshops see http://www.ics.com/learning/training/programming-qt-embedded-devices-decription (BELOW IS FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES ONLY) ========================================================== (IMPORTANT: RSVP here but must also register and pay at http://bit.ly/rpi-class-registration) (This is a pricey workshop to be promoting on Meetup but it is five full days and teaches tools and skills that would be hard to obtain otherwise. Maybe your company will pay to send you?) This week-long hands-on workshop in Silicon Valley M-F July 11-15 will teach you how to use Qt to develop an elegant and efficient touchscreen user experience using the Raspberry Pi as your development platform. Hardware is included: you walk off with a Raspberry Pi and a Pi-compatible touchscreen, fully equipped and configured with a touch interface development platform to continue your development after the workshop. WHY THIS WORKSHOP MATTERS: It’s difficult to create the fluid and snappy user interface and user experience (UX/UI) people expect these days, especially on resource-constrained hardware. Qt efficiently provides high-end graphics and I/O capability to the RPi and other SoCs. The skills, tips, and tricks you’ll learn in this workshop are applicable to all sorts of embedded devices and other embedded micro controller platforms. Discounts for early registration: see all the details here: http://bit.ly/rpi-class-registration Don't miss it! Questions? Email [masked] off-list.

  • Outreach Strategies for Crowdfunding w/ Indiegogo

    Please RSVP on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-greet-and-learn-how-to-leverage-the-power-of-live-streaming-tickets-22393350113 This is an event meant to connect Periscope users and influencers with product makers and brands. Their will be plenty of time for networking, food and drinks will be provided. This event is a paid event for general attendees. Everyone who is coming as part of a brand and willing to give products to demonstrate or showcase to attendees can attend for free. At the Meetup we will have a presentation about how bootstrapped entrepreneurs can connect with Periscope influencers to promote their products before they become commercially available, and how Periscope influencers can work with entrepreneurs to fund their video content. If anyone wants to attend for free they must work own or work for a company that has an interesting product that they can provide as a gift to attendees or be willing to demo the product. Product must not be commercially available. No paper or concept products. Speaker: Evan Cohen joined Indiegogo in early 2014 with the mission of helping the world’s top hardware and technology startups perfect their go-to-market strategies. Currently, Evan serves are Senior Director of Hardware, Design and Technology, leading Indiegogo’s efforts to support the platform’s largest campaigns and build out the growing hardware ecosystem around the world. Since joining Indiegogo, Evan has worked closely on many of the platform’s largest campaigns including Bluesmart Connected Carry-on, Jolla Tablet, Flow Hive and Opal Nugget Ice Maker. As senior director of the Technology vertical, Through his close work with campaigners, Evan has helped raise over $40 million for companies from around the globe on Indiegogo. Prior to joining Indiegogo, Evan spent three years as a television producer and broadcast engineer, working on productions for Jimmy Kimmel Live, The United Nations World Food Programme, and Travel Channel. As a producer, Evan contributed to a number of incredible productions that have been watched by millions of people around the world. Please RSVP on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-greet-and-learn-how-to-leverage-the-power-of-live-streaming-tickets-22393350113

  • 50% OFF HTML 5, CSS 3, Responsive Design Crash Course Overview

    Hacker Dojo (event room)

    50% OFF Code: HALF-OFF-BAMD @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/html-5-css-3-responsive-design-crash-course-overview-tickets-10259978873 Overview Crash Course In HTML 5 and CSS 3 along with other goodies! Want to learn the basics of developing a web application. Interested in being able building your own app? Would you like to will be able to communicate with developers? Well then this crash course is for you. Technologies we will go over both and a high level and a technical dive into: * HTML 5 * CSS 3 * SVG * D3 * Responsive Design Agenda: 9 AM Introduction to Web technologies (high level) 10 AM CSS 3 basics 11 AM HTML 5 Canvas 12:00 Lunch will be provided 12:30 PM SVG and D3 overview 1:00 PM Responsive Design overview 1:30 PM Q & A 2:00 PM End What To Bring: * a laptop * a notepad Instructor: Oswald Campesato More info: http://codinghouse.co/workshops/

  • Advertising - New trends and monetization strategies

    Sandbox Suites

    Register https://www.myeventsignup.com/guest/guestregisters.php?q=21&r=sC13RYmd Date & Time: Thursday, Jan. 30 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Location: Sandbox Suites 3295 Scott Blvd Santa Clara, CA 95054 Join industry leaders and innovative startups in exploring the latest in Advertising industry from Real Time Bidding to Hyper-personalization using Big Data, new ad formats and new channels such as Mobile, Connected TV and Wearables. The panel will speak to both the technical advances as well as business model innovation which is changing the advertising industry as we know. In addition, the speakers will share skills and methods for those seeking to enter the Ad industry. Speakers: Philip Smolin, SVP Market Solution, Turn Diya Jolly, Group Product Manager, Google Sunil Kumar, VP Monetization, xAd Scott Shapiro, Product Marketing Manager, Facebook Moderator: Ayusman Sarangi, Sr. Product Manager, Yume SIPA members: Free Non Members: $ 15 Register on this link: https://www.myeventsignup.com/guest/guestregisters.php?q=21&r=sC13RYmd

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  • AT&T Developer Lab

    AT&T Foundry

    AT&T Lab Event for Developers & App Product Managers AT&T is inviting you to join a small group of developers and product managers to spend a day with their technical developer team and consumer marketing decision-makers. The program is free to attend. EVENT DETAILS DATE: August 15th TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PLACE: AT&T Foundry - Palo Alto, CA REGISTER FOR DETAILS: http://attdevlabsf.eventbrite.com The day will be hands-on learning about AT&T’s API Platform & the benefits AT&T offers to app focused companies and developers. If you and your company build and market apps, and want a true working partnership with a leading mobile operator, this exclusive event is your chance. This August 15th event from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m is for true Developers. Space is limited. Here is what you can expect from the day: • Brief intro to the AT&T Developer Program (30 min) • API Lab exercises & coding – become familiar with API sets • Meet and hear from AT&T Subject Matter Experts • Connect with AT&T Consumer Marketing Decision Makers • Networking & Cocktails • Meals provided throughout the day

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  • Mixer Aug 8 for Lean Launchpad Class at UCSF this Fall

    UCSF Parnassus Campus

    There's a mixer for the special Health Care / Life Sciences Lean Launchpad Class at UCSF this Fall. Register for the August 8 Mixer at UCSF's Parnassus Campus here: http://llpmixer.eventbrite.com/ PLEASE RSVP BOTH HERE AND ON EVENTBRITE (WILL SHOW EXACT LOCATION UPON REGISTRATION) ----------------------------------------------------------- WHAT'S ALL THIS ABOUT? If you're interested in: 1) Lean Launchpad, as currently taught at Stanford and UC Berkeley http://steveblank.com/category/lean-launchpad/ and 2) Developing Health Care / Life Sciences related applications and apps UCSF is holding a special Lean LaunchPad for Health Care/Life Sciences class starting October 1st. You can register your interest in the class here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FTW70EseWGW8AY9KsQnnasQnYrayUZWMOCcHAghSLHc/viewform HOWEVER you must apply for the class as part of a team and teams are forming now. There are many forming teams with life scientists looking for developers here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtjTNK2niAVAdEZnOHNfMlpSWnN3aERRbmFnMWl3emc#gid=0, feel free to peruse this list and contact people with ideas that interest you. You can also meet people at the August 8 mixer and/or arrange to meet them there. Questions? Email me off-list at [masked]

  • Monetization Workshop: Picking the Path to App Profitability

    Are you looking for ways to make your apps profitable? Are your apps not meeting their profit potential? Join us for the Monetization Workshop: Picking the Path to App Profitability Mobile app developers and publishers are being forced to understand, adopt, and execute monetization strategies earlier and earlier in the lifecycle of their product. They are pushed by investors, users, and the market itself to consider dozens of tools offering hundreds of options without understanding the challenges and benefits of each opportunity. The San Francisco Monetization Workshop will educate and prepare developers to make informed decisions about their monetization strategies. This half-day event features a Publishers Panel – focused on content types – a Platform Panel – focused on monetization tools - and a keynote presentation. Each event will be followed by a networking reception. Learn more and Register. Monetization Workshop: Picking the Path to App Profitability DATE: August 2, 2013 | FREE LOCATION: Twilio HQ | 645 Harrison Street, 3rd Floor | San Francisco, CA 94107 AGENDA: 2:00pm – 2:50pm Publishers Panel 3:00pm – 3:50pm Platform Panel 4:00pm – 4:30pm Keynote Presentation 4:45pm – 6:00pm Network Reception Refreshments will be provided throughout, and pizza and beer are available during the reception. Learn more and register at: http://devsbuild.it/SFmonetizationworkshop