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Introd to Serverless with IBM Cloud Functions: a new way to build modern apps
Agenda: 6:00-7:00: Socializing (Thanks GridGain for food and drinks!) 7:00-7:10: Announcements 7:10-8:30: Talk 8:30-8:45: Q&A Abstract: Curious about serverless/function-as-a-service/cloud functions technologies, but haven't had a chance to dig in? Wondering what all the excitement is about? Serverless doesn’t mean no servers, it's a new way to build modern applications. In this meetup developers will learn: * The current state of the serverless ecosystem & major players * Recognized ideal use cases for serverless solutions * Best practices for serverless architecture * Good sources of information to keep abreast of new developments * Live coding examples using IBM Cloud Functions Speaker: Max Katz is a Program Director at IBM. Max leads the North America West Developer Advocacy team. The team provides developer education via meetups, workshops, conferences, online events, content and helps developers do their jobs faster and easier. Before IBM, Max led developer advocacy for Appery.io, a cloud-based mobile app platform. Max helped grow the platform from zero to over 400,000 developers. Max is the author of two books “Practical RichFaces” (Apress 2008, 2011), DZone MVB (Most Valuable Blogger), and is a frequent speaker at developer events and conferences. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog http://maxkatz.org and Twitter @maxkatz.

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    This group was started in April of 2003. We switched from java.net to meetup.com at the beginning of 2009. This Java User Group (JUG) is for anyone interested in learning more about JEE web application development. We meet at Google in Mountain View, California, on the third Wednesday of the month. All levels of JEE web application development experience are welcome. Our meetings are always free to attend.

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