Open Source Google Wave: Building Your Own Wave Provider

Java, Tools & Techniques
Location: Portland 255
Tags: google, wave
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Build your own wave service. Google is open sourcing the lion’s share of the code that went into creating Google Wave to help bootstrap a network of federated providers. This talk will discuss the code that has been released, the state of federation, and the state of the specifications. We’ll review the architecture of the open source implementation, how you can plug it into your own use cases, and how you can participate in the project and evolution of the underlying specifications.

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Joe Gregorio


Joe Gregorio is a software engineer, member of the AtomPub Workgroup and editor of the Atom Publishing Protocol. He has a deep interest in web technologies, writing “The RESTFul Web” column for the online O’Reilly publication, writing the first desktop aggregator written in C#, and publishing various Python modules to help in putting together RESTful web services.

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Dan Peterson


Dan is a Product Manager on Google Wave, especially focused on the API platform, open source, and the federation protocol. Prior to that, Dan helped establish the OpenSocial specification, Apache Shindig, and co-founded the OpenSocial Foundation. Previously, Dan guided the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) team as it became an open source project and worked on Google’s infrastructure team on web search and data center management. Dan earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as minors in Technology & Management and philosophy.

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Dan Peterson
07/26/2010 6:38pm PDT

Hi Michael,

The slides are embedded in the live-wave for this session which is available at:

The live-wave also has some notes and Q&A.

Hope they’re useful, -Dan

Michael Stack
07/26/2010 5:07am PDT

Joe & Dan,

Do you think you’ll be able to post the slides/notes from your presentation? I’d really appreciate it.



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