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Augmented Reality with Android

February, 21 2012

This month Summers Pittman is going to present on how to use computer vision technologies in Android. He will be presenting an Android application using the Qualcomm AR toolkit to control a Java game using Augmented Reality Tags.

About the speaker

Summers is a Java developer at Engauge in midtown Atlanta. He has a degree in Human Computer Interaction from Georgia Tech and serves as the AJUG Web Chair.

Advanced Javascript for Java Devs

February, 21 2012

So you think you’ve picked up enough JavaScript to be dangerous, but feel like the whole prototypical language thing is still a mystery. In this session, we’ll go from basic JavaScript to advanced JavaScript. We’ll discuss and code modular JavaScript with CommonJS. We’ll look into the details of a prototype language and discuss things like parasitic inheritance. We’ll also look at JavaScript libraries that will help you get the most out of JavaScript – not jQuery, but a library like UnderscoreJS and SugarJS.

This is a fast paced session meant to bring you up to speed with the latest and greatest JavaScript techniques and tools. Whether you’re building client side JavaScript with HTML5 or Appcelerator Titanium, or server-side JavaScript with node.js, you’ll come away with knowledge and patterns for how the pro’s use JavaScript for building real apps.

About the speaker

Pratik Patel wrote the first book on ‘enterprise Java’ in 1996, “Java Database Programming with JDBC.” He has also spoken at various conferences and participates in several local tech groups and startup groups. He’s the CTO of Atlanta based TripLingo (http://www.triplingo.com/). You can find him on twitter here: @prpatel
Pratik’s specialty is in large-scale applications for mission-critical and mobile applications use. He has designed and built applications in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors. Pratik holds a master’s in Biomedical Engineering from UNC, has worked in places such as New York, London, and Hong Kong, and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.

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