Introduction aux WebSockets avec Atmosphere – Présentation du Montréal Java User Group à Google Montréal

Introduction aux WebSockets avec Atmosphere – Présentation du Montréal Java User Group à Google Montréal 4910Le groupe des utilisateurs java de Montréal offre une présentation sur la création d'applications Web temps réel en utilisant le projet Atmosphere. La présentation débutera par l'introduction des techniques Comet et du protocole HTML5 WebSocket. Une introduction au projet Atmosphere sera ensuite effectuée et une application sera développée pour démontrer les concepts d'Atmosphere et sa facilité d'utilisation. La présentation se terminera avec la démonstration d'une application d'Atmosphere exécutée dans le nuage Amazon. Pizza et boissons seront gracieusement offertes par Google Montréal, qui nous offre également ses locaux pour l'événement ! Noter que, pour des raisons de sécurité, l'enregistrement est obligatoire et la billeterie sera fermée 2 jours avant l'événement. Enregistrez-vous sur Eventbrite maintenant ; il ne reste que quelques places de disponible. Présentateur : Jeanfrançois Arcand Jeanfrançois travaille dans le développement logiciel depuis   Read more…


[Upcoming] Google Montreal announces HTML5 hackathon

[Upcoming] Google Montreal announces HTML5 hackathon 3255Google, a company known for its love for engineers, and ready to snap any top programming talent, has announced a big hackathon for the end of October. While it's organized on a wednesday afternoon (Oct 26th), Google Montreal hopes to gather 75 programmers, from noon till early evening. The community from NewTech and also Notman House is invited to participate, with presenting projects to win great prizes. As everyone knows, HTML5 is hot currently, since it's a great way to quickly publish a cross-platform app, without investing heavily in iOS or java development. Specifically, Google Montréal wants to introduce to developers their numerous API, as well as other tool available for Chrome, and as an extension, the Chrome OS. Check out here for the complete list of APIs starring at the event. Let's cross fingers they'll give out winners Chromebooks!   Read more…


Canvious is Google Docs for web developers

Canvious is Google Docs for web developers 2422ThBll was already mentionned on MontrealTechWatch recently, as well as canvious when it was tested at the usability fix sessions at bolidea, but the applications were never officially launched or presented to the community. Gregory Whiteside (@paisible) took the opportunity to present the new web development tool at the latest Montreal NewTech. The event gathers mostly developers, entrepreneurs and geeks, so it was a good match to present canvious. Unless many other web services who would invest heavily on fancy graphics and other multimedia features, canvious is at the first glance a new generation of web application who is not afraid to present an utilitarian interface. The HTML5 creation process reminds me of a mix of vim and visual basic, with many windows and dependancies to setup, plus a text-heavy interface. Gregory Whiteside highlighted his consulting experience, making content management systems for corporate customers, and trying to find tools that   Read more…


The Five Most Important Technology Numbers of 2010

12947_bluestreak_technology_255255255 2085Editor's note: This is a guest post from Dominique Jodoin, CEO of Bluestreak Technology, who put together the five most important trends of this past year. Bluestreak Technology is the proven leader in software presentation solutions, deployed on multi-screen embedded devices, such as set-top boxes, digital televisions, mobile phones, and other consumer electronics. Privately held and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bluestreak Technology’s MachBlue™ platform powers the user interfaces and applications for many of today’s leading television and mobile companies, including Bouygues Telecom, DivX, Orange, Irdeto, Mitsubishi, NDS, Qualcomm, Soft@Home, Time Warner Cable, Videotron, and Zon Multimedia. 2010 has been a year of tremendous change in the technology industry. The television and wireless industries, in particular, have undergone a lot of inflection points, disruption, and accelerated growth which presents new opportunities for companies both large and small. With so much happening it is easy to get caught   Read more…