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We will be meeting at our usual time in the usual place on the first Wednesday in July. The topic will be HTML5 ( Also, the dates are set for our second annual GTUG Campout. It will be on the weekend of August 13-15, 2010. The theme will be HTML5 this year and we are going global with mulitiple GTUG Campouts happening that same weekend. Stay tuned for more details and check out our Global GTUG Campout Map (

Agenda6:00-7:00pm Dinner and Networking
7:00-7:30pm Seth Ladd, Introduction to HTML5
7:40-8:10pm Tab Atkins Jr., HTML5 and Tags
8:20-8:50pm Nathan Naze, Closure JavaScript Library ( and HTML5

Seth Ladd will start things off with a general introduction to HTML5. He will talk about why it's important, what it is, and give an overview of the features.

Seth is a Developer Advocate for Google, focusing on the Chrome platform and HTML5. He just moved from Hawaii, a very bittersweet transition. He is looking forward to decent Mexican food, though.

Tab Atkins Jr. will go next and do a presentation on the and tags. You will learn the magical things you can do when you combine them together.

Tab is a Software Engineer at Google. He specializes in standards-based website coding that produces good results in *all* current browsers and stands a strong chance of being beautiful in future browsers.

Nathan Naze will speak last about the Closure Library, a JavaScript library on which most of Google's web applications are written. Specifically for this talk, he'll point out some of the parts of the library most specific to HTML5 features, as well as some of the demos.

Nathan is a software engineer at Google, working on user interface for Google Books, one of many projects using Closure Library. He helped open source the library in fall of 2010 as part of the Closure Tools suite.

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