Dion Almaer

Dion Almaer
Founder, Set Direction

Website | @dalmaer

Dion Almaer is the founder of a brand new company named Set Direction where he has the pleasure of working with Ben Galbraith. The pair co-founded Ajaxian.com together and they are now focused on helping developers deliver fantastic experiences and working to set the direction of the software industry as a whole.

Dion has been a technologist and a developer writing Web applications since it took over from Gopher. He has been fortunate enough to speak around the world, has published many articles, a book, and of course covers life the universe and everything on his blog at almaer.com/blog.

He has been called a human aggregator, and you can see that in full force if you follow him on Twitter @dalmaer.

Sessions

Workshop
Location: 2006 Level:
Dion Almaer (Set Direction), Ernest Delgado (Google, Inc.), Ben Galbraith (Google), Joshua Marinacci (PubNub)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 28 ratings)
The Ajax revolution saw a sea change in web application development. By taking advantage of long-dormant browser capabilities, we were able to take our craft to new levels with HTML5. This workshop will go through the new capabilities in HTML5 and show you how to build amazing applications today. Read more.
Development
Location: 2006 Level:
Moderated by:
Dion Almaer (Set Direction)
Panelists:
Ben Galbraith (Google), Douglas Crockford (PayPal), Brendan Eich (JavaScript), Charles McCathieNevile (Opera Software), Alex Russell (Google), Giorgio Sardo (Microsoft Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.21, 42 ratings)
As browsers become the most important piece of software you will use, what can consumers and developers expect to be in the next generation of browsers. What will the top browser makers think of next and how will it be implemented? The panel will have the top movers and shakers of the browser industry who will butt heads to predict the future. Read more.
Silverlight Showcase
Sponsors
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • .CO
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Ericsson
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • IBM
  • Berlin Partner
  • blueKiwi
  • EffectiveUI
  • HP
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenSRS
  • OpenText
  • PayPal
  • Pearltrees
  • The Planet
  • SOASTA

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