GoSF - Project Seven5 + Docker.io

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Agenda:

7:00 Networking | Food | Drink
7:30 Every Day Carry - tools, tips, best practices
7:45 Speakers
• Talk 1: Seven5: Opinionated web development for Go and Dart
• Talk 2: Docker.io: Linux container runtime
8:45 Wrap
9:00 End
Talk 1: Project Seven5: Opinionated web development for Go and Dart
Ian Smith will take us through Seven5 (http://seven5.github.com/seven5/), his project that has Dart on the front end and Go on the back-end.
According to Ian, "Seven5 could be called many things, but we prefer to think of it as an encoding of a set of strategies and a code generator. Building a modern web application has a lot of parts that are stupid boilerplate, repetitive and niggling, already solved by others, or just boring. Seven5 generates Dart, SQL, and HTML that is linked together with your application to eliminate this type of work."
About the Speaker
Ian Smith currently hangs around the offices of Captricity (http://www.captricity.com) and appears to do very little other than drink enormous volumes of very thin coffee, complain loudly, and bang on the home row keys (aoeu htns). He currently resides near an 880 freeway underpass in Oakland and his favorite football team is Paris Saint Germain.
Talk 2: Docker – Linux container runtime
Docker complements LXC with a high-level API that operates at the process level. It runs Unix processes with strong guarantees of isolation and repeatability across servers. It is a building block for automating distributed systems including large-scale web deployments, database clusters, continuous deployment systems, private PaaS, and service-oriented architectures. And of course, it's in Go.
About the Speaker
Solomon Hykes is a founder of dotCloud, a polyglot Platform-as-a-Service. He is well versed in the areas of infrastructure automation, software architecture and application development practices, and a champion of service-driven development, a game-changing trend that is transforming the way software is created and consumed. (@solomonstre | @getdocker)
About the Sponsor
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