GTUG Campout and Beyond

Kevin Nilson submitted this excellent guest post about GTUG Campoutto the Google Code Blog. I won’t repeat everything he said again here. If you do nothing else, you should at least see the sketches, photos and video from the event and the San Jose Mercury News Article about camp. Needless to say, the event was a tremendous success and you can expect it to become an annual summer event for the Silicon Valley GTUG going forward.

Kevin and I are now feverishly working on plans for Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College on October 3-4, 2009. This will be the fourth annual Code Camp. Silicon Valley GTUG is a Community Sponsor of the camp again this year. We had more than 700 developers attend last year’s camp and this one is shaping up to be even bigger and better. Attendance is FREE, but, the space and the sponsorship funds do have limits. So, I recommend signing up sooner than later because registration may be capped at some point.

On the future meetings front, we have one of the main members of the Guice team, Jesse Wilson, coming to present at our September Meeting. At our November Meeting, the topic will be Google Health. We will have an overview of what Google Health is plus several related application demos including two Google Wave applications created during GTUG Campout: Chief Medical Officer and Patient Aware Wave. No specific plans for October or December yet, but, you can always contact Kevin Nilson or Van Riper to suggest a topic. Suggestions that include speaker recommendations along with speaker contact info are more likely to be realized.