Be a Web 2.0 Rock Star

Release your inner geek at this festive Web 2.0 code-athon!

  • For newbies, get an up-close look at the latest Ajax and Web 2.0 technologies.
  • For rock stars, compete for the title of Fastest Web 2.0 Developer in the West!

This BoF mixes hands on tutorials for Ajax and Web 2.0 newbies with the action and excitement of a white knuckle coding competition.

Rules for the fastest Web 2.0 in the West challenge:

  1. Start with a blank screen and your Ajax toolkit of choice
  2. Build a cool Web 2.0/MySQL app in 30 minutes or less
  3. There is no rule 3

Want a shot at fame and glory? Here’s How

Our panel of distinguished gearheads will award prizes in 5 categories:

  1. Fastest Web 2.0 in the West – most functionality in the shortest time
  2. Coolest Web 2.0 app – most likely to appear on TechCrunch
  3. Funkiest Ajax widget – most strangely fascinating UI
  4. Gnarliest database call – unleash the beast inside of every MySQL server!
  5. Geekiest Ajax app – most Knuth-worthy implementation
  • Kickfire
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Continuent
  • EDS
  • JasperSoft
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Symantec Anti-Virus Software
  • XAware
  • Data Direct Technologies
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Infobright, Inc
  • Linagora
  • Microsoft
  • OpSource
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Red Hat
  • Ticketmaster
  • TechRepublic

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