Web Services SIG: Building Apps with the EVDB API

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Description

  • The Monthly Meeting of the Web Services SIG


     

    Topic:

    Building Apps with the EVDB API

    EVDB, the Events and Venues Database, serves as an open web services platform powering numerous third-party services, including the Eventful.com Events Search, Notification, and Demand website. In this presentation, Brian and Chris will provide an overview of the EVDB web services architecture, a quick look at existing mashups and third-party applications built with the API, and build a live application with the EVDB API to show how it's done.
     

    Presenters:

    Brian Dear, Founder & Chairman, EVDB, Inc.

    Brian Dear is founder and chairman of EVDB, Inc. Prior to EVDB, he was founding director of eBay Design Labs at eBay. Earlier work includes positions at Eazel, MP3.com, FlatWorks, RealNetworks, and Coconut Computing. His 25-year career in the online computing field has focused on developing sustainable online communities, e-commerce, collaboration, interactive multimedia, and search & discovery tools.
     

    Chris Radcliff, Software Engineer, EVDB, Inc.

    Chris Radcliff is a Software Engineer at EVDB and is the principal developer of the EVDB API. He is the author of the book "Perl for the Web," published in 2002 by New Riders. For over ten years Chris has been developing scalable Web-based applications using PHP, Perl, XML, SOAP, Java, and other tools. In the past year he's presented at a number of meetings and conferences including Mash Pit and Mashup Camp.


     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    eBay's Silicon Valley Conference Center
    2161 North First Street
    San Jose, CA 95131
     

    Directions

    101 From San Francisco:

    • Take the US-101 SOUTH
    • Take the BROKAW ROAD/FIRST STREET exit - go 0.3 mi
    • Turn left on E BROKAW RD - go 0.2 mi
    • Turn left on N 1ST ST - go 0.5 mi
    • Make a U-turn at ,GUADALUPE PKY onto N 1ST ST - go 0.2 mi
    • Arrive at 2161 N 1ST ST, SAN JOSE

    101 From San Jose:

    • Take the US-101 NORTH
    • Take the BROKAW ROAD/FIRST STREET exit - go 0.4 mi
    • Turn left on E BROKAW RD - go 0.1 mi
    • Turn right on N 1ST ST - go 0.5 mi
    • Make a U-turn at ,GUADALUPE PKY onto N 1ST ST - go 0.2 mi
    • Arrive at 2161 N 1ST ST, SAN JOSE

    Agenda

    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments / Pizza
    7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Presentations and Discussion
     

    Price

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members
    No registration required

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