• GDG Berlin: Production ML Pipelines with TensorFlow

    SRH Hochschule Berlin

    Welcome in the Berlin summer, Google Developers! Before we do our usual July/August pause, let's have a GDG Berlin meetup. We are very lucky to welcome Robert Crowe, a data scientist and TensorFlow addict from Google, coming to Berlin from California. Robert has a passion for helping developers quickly learn what they need to be productive. He's used TensorFlow since the very early days and is excited about how it's evolving quickly to become even better than it already is. Before moving to data science Robert led software engineering teams for both large and small companies, always focusing on clean, elegant solutions to well-defined needs. You can find him on Twitter at @robert_crowe Robert talk will cover Production ML Pipelines with TensorFlow. Here is a short abstract: Most of the focus in the ML community is on research, which is exciting and important. Equally important however is bringing that research to production applications to solve real-world problems, but the issues and approaches for doing that are often poorly understood. We discuss the use of distributed pipeline architectures for implementing production ML applications, and in particular we review Google’s experience with TensorFlow Extended (TFX). Google uses TFX for large scale ML applications, and offers an open-source version to the community. TFX scales to very large training sets and very high request volumes, and enables strong software methodology including testability, hot versioning, and deep performance analysis. Robert Crowe is a data scientist and TFX Developer Advocate at Google and will discuss how developers can move their ML applications to TFX or similar platforms for both training and inference. Following Robert's talk, we will have our usual short "What's new on the Google Cloud Platform", to give you some highlights of what was presented at Next a couple of months ago (including a quick Cloud Run demo). Thank you to SRH Hochschule Berlin for hosting us this month and for providing us with snacks and drinks for you all. See you on Monday 24th September 2019! Manjula and Jerome

  • Google I/O Extended Berlin 2019

    Google Berlin

    Please register here for Google badge printing: https://events.withgoogle.com/berlin-google-io-extended-19/ Hello Google Developers! Google I/O is here again! Taking place in Mountain View, it will give us insights into the newest innovations. Come join us in the new Berlin Google Office to watch the keynote live stream, share the excitement on new products and technology announcements and exchange with tech enthusiasts and Googlers. We will start at 17:30 with a mixer and watch the keynote at 19:00. Please register now to secure your spot as space is limited. We are very much looking forward to seeing you there! Please register here for Google badge printing: https://events.withgoogle.com/berlin-google-io-extended-19/

  • GDG Berlin: Introduction to Flutter

    Rotherstraße 19

    Hello Google Developers, For our March meetup, we will host Johannes giving us an introduction on Flutter along with a demo. Flutter is a cutting edge framework from Google for developing mobile applications on iOS & Android. After this talk you will know how Flutter's architecture works in general for creating high performance mobile applications. In the second part of the talk, we will investigate how to build a simple Flutter application with the BloC pattern, which helps you to create mobile applications with a simple and clean architecture. Johannes Milke is a Flutter Software Engineer from Berlin who recently graduated from FH Lübeck university with a degree in Applied Science of Information Technology and Software Engineering. In his bachelor thesis, he has focused on evaluating Flutter and developing mobile business applications for service providers and their customers. In addition to our main presentation on Flutter, we will as always present a quick update on what is new on the Google Cloud Platform, and we will give you a quick demo Google Cloud Functions as a way to prototype a service. We are looking forward to welcoming you at adesso AG. Thanks a lot to them for hosting us, and providing drinks and pizzas! We are looking forward to seeing you there, Manjula and Jerome

  • DACHFest 2018 (DevFest DACH)

    TU Munich

    For this year's DevFest season, GDG and WTM communities of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are all working together to organize our largest event yet: DACHFest! DACHFest is a two-day DevFest conference focused on making a difference. Meet technology experts in emerging fields like AR/VR and Voice UI, discover all the different ways in which technology is transforming lives, find out how to make your apps and websites accessible and friendly towards everyone, learn the secrets of building and nurturing a diverse community — let our speakers surprise and inspire you! And don't forget to make new friends: there will be plenty of opportunities to meet people passionate about your favorite things. ❤️ Join us in Munich on November 10–11 for two days full of talks, workshops, showcases, networking, and fun! DACHFest is a paid event, but diversity scholarships are available for people who belong to underrepresented groups in tech or cannot afford a ticket. Website: https://dachfest.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/dachfest

  • GDG Berlin: Cloud Firestore presentation and codelab

    Factory Berlin, Görlitzer Park Campus

    Hello Google Developers, For our event on Wednesday October 31st, on Halloween day, we are very lucky to have not just one, but three Googlers from the Firebase team coming to Berlin to present at our GDG. Their visit follows the Firebase Summit in Prague. We will start at 18:30 with a presentation on Cloud Firestore. Following that presentation, a Firestore web codelab in an instructor-led format will take place. You will be able to run the codelab on your laptop, or just watch as it is being done by the Firebase developer. We will then have time for question, and networking. Here are the Firebase team members we are excited to have at this event: - Sam Stern writes open source samples and libraries (like FirebaseUI) to make Firebase development easier. He works on a lot of areas, but focuses on backend services (Firestore, RTDB, Functions, etc.). And he’s the team's designated Android nerd. - Tina Skublics is a software engineer on the Firebase console backend, which focuses on provisioning and managing resources for Firebase projects. Her work includes integrations such as Crashlytics BigQuery export, as well as support for selecting Cloud resource locations. - Rachel Saunders is a technical writer for Firebase. She writes developer and reference docs for various Firebase services and tools, like Firebase Hosting and the Firebase CLI. We are looking forward to welcoming you for this second event at the Factory Berlin - Google for Entrepreneurs space.

  • GDG Berlin: PWA and Google Next Recap

    Factory Berlin, Görlitzer Park Campus

    Hello Google Developers, After a nice summer break, we are ready to start hosting GDG Berlin events again. We are very excited to have our new GDG Berlin co-lead, Manjula Dube, Senior Developer, talking about PWA: What ? Why ? & How ? If PWA is totally new to you, it means Progressive Web App, a set of practices and frameworks to create reliable, fast and engaging mobile web applications. The second part of our event will be a summary of what happened at the Google Cloud Next event in San Francisco last month. Jerome will summarize the key takeaways from the conference. We are looking forward to seeing you at the Google for Entrepreneur hub of Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park in Kreuzberg. Please note: We unfortunately have no drinks or snacks at this event. See you there, Manjula and Jerome

  • Google I/O 2018 Extended - Berlin South

    SnapEngage GmbH

    Happy Spring, Google Developers! It is this time of the year again, when Google will announce exciting product and developer updates. Let us get together to watch the product keynote streamed live from Mountain View on Tuesday May 8th at 7pm. This viewing party meetup will take place in Berlin Steglitz, the 2nd largest shopping district of Berlin, just 2 stops south of the ring. Our office is located above the Decathlon and Uniqlo stores, right on the U9, and a 5 mins away from the S1. Following the product keynote, we will have time to network and talk about what was announced. SnapEngage will provide pizzas and drinks. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Jerome Note that if you feel like Steglitz is too far away from where you work or live, there is another viewing party organized by the GDG Berlin Android in Kreuzberg at the same time: https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Berlin-Android/events/248973854/

  • DevFest Berlin 2017 - November 3rd, 4th and 5th

    Hello Google Developers, The yearly very exciting event, the DevFest Berlin, is taking place this coming weekend, and we are looking forward to seeing you there: https://2017.devfest-berlin.de/ On Friday, starting at 15:00 will be the bootcamps around Android, Android Things, Groovy, and Actions on Google. More details here: https://2017.devfest-berlin.de/schedule/day1 Saturday is the conference day, with 3 parallel tracks covering Cloud, Mobile, and Web, and some general lightning talks. Full schedule available here: https://2017.devfest-berlin.de/schedule/day2. Finally, on Sunday, there will be a hackathon and some additional codelabs: https://2017.devfest-berlin.de/schedule/day3 Buy your tickets on Xing Events: https://www.xing-events.com/devfest-berlin-2017.html See you at the DevFest Berlin this weekend!

  • GDG Berlin: Designing for Virtual Reality

    Google Office Berlin

    Hello Google Developers, We are very excited to have Macy Kuang visiting us from Toronto. She has been working in the gaming industry for over 9 years and she is the founder of Miaomiao Games. Macy is also the Google Developer Expert for Wearable, IoT and the Intel innovator. In her spare time, she has her own Youtube technical show called "Code To Create" which was being featured at Google Developer conference, Google I/O in 2015. She is as well the co-organizer of the Google Developer Group Toronto and of the AndroidTO (Android Toronto) conference. Macy will present about designing for Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality is very popular now and designing for this new platform isn't that straight forward. From this talk you will learn the lessons she learnt from my various VR projects. The second part of our event will be a summary of what happened at the Google Developer Day in Krakow, and what are the latest hot topics from the Google APIs and developer services. Macy will be available to demo some of her VR games too after the talks. We are looking forward to seeing you at the Google Berlin office! Jerome

  • GDG Berlin: Machine Learning with Googler Marc Cohen

    This time we are happy to welcome Marc Cohen (https://www.mcohen.io/), Developer Advocate for Google Cloud Platform, in our community to speak about Machine Learning at Scale. Venue, food and drinks are happily sponsored by Novoda (https://www.novoda.com/) this time. About the talk "I will share an overview of Google's AI APIs, which offer easy access to rich, pre-trained models via a single API call with lots of demos, and a brief overview of Cloud ML Engine, which allows training and hosting of custom machine learning models in the Cloud." About the Speaker "I'm a Developer Advocate at Google. I build tools, demos, codelabs, and other things to make the Google Cloud Platform (https://cloud.google.com/) easier and more fun to use. I co-authored a book about Google Compute Engine (https://bit.ly/gce-book) and wrote the product announcement demo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPtJd6AzU8c&feature=youtu.be&t=39m19s). In a previous life, I developed communication systems at Bell Labs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_Labs) and Lucent Technologies. Outside of work, I enjoy indie music, quirky films (especially docs), books, puzzles, and chess. I'm very interested in education, teaching, and applying technology to enhance the learning experience." Our Agenda 06:30 PM - Open doors, drinks & food 07:00 PM - Welcome & What's new in GDG land 07:30 PM - Marc's talk 08:30 PM - Closing note, networking & more drinks