Seattle Google Technology Users Group (GTUG)

The Seattle Google Technology Users Group meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at StartPad in downtown Seattle.

Our members are using or want to learn more about developing applications using Google technology, including:

  • Google Ajax APIs - maps, search, visualization, gadgets (JavaScript)
  • Google Friend Connect and Open Social
  • Android - mobile development (Java)
  • Google App Engine - scalable cloud computing (Python and Java)
  • Google Web Toolkit - web development platform (Java)
  • Project Hosting
  • Analytics and AdSense - advertising and web analytics
  • Google Wave - real-time collaboration and communiction

Events coming up

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Past events

  • Google maps API, a practical demonstration.

    Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 02:00 - 04:00 in Seattle, United States

    Great Fun to present, would love to give a comprehensive presentation on google maps API and how I used it to intergrate my DB backends etc and draw the pretty flightviewer. For those who did not see my quick work project presentation, SymonTek's flightview project was a hectic two day rocky R&D journey that finally landed with a realtime plane plotting and status system.

  • Dart

    Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 02:00 - 04:00 in Seattle, United States

    Abstract: Dart is a new programming language for structured web programming. The Dart project includes a language, libraries, a virtual machine, and even an IDE. It also takes a fresh look at DOM and HTML interfaces. Join Seth Ladd, a Developer Advocate with the Chrome team, as he gives a tour of Dart and its motivations.Bio: Seth is a Developer Advocate with the Chrome team.

  • Chris Wilson/GoogleTV

    Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 02:00 - 04:00 in Seattle, United States

    GoogleTV talk moved to * Wednesday November 16th *30+ are wait listed, please update your RSVP if you cannot make it, thanks.Chris Wilson/GoogleTV talk covers and demos v2, but also captures the overall GTV story. of NCSA Mosaic for Windows v 1.0.  IE guy for over a decade.  Open standards advocate. Tool of the Man.  Ex-Microsoftie, new Googler.  Study in contradictions.

  • Architecting Business Solutions with GWT

    Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 17:00 - 19:00 in Seattle, United States

    Stephen Smith Chief Architect Sage Business Solutions will talk about the mechanisms to live with-in the fast changing world of the Web and Business Solutions development. Learned from experience implementing the new version of Sage ERP Accpac with GWT: *New Event Model *New Table Control *Client Bundles *Deferred Binding *Eclipse Plug-in *In Browser Debugging *Better Code Generation

  • High Performance Mobile

    Wed, 7 Sep 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    We have a special event with Steve Souders for GTUG members and Starbucks Dev Team.Case studies from Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Netflix, and others testify that making websites faster drives more traffic to your site, improves the user experience, increases revenue, and reduces operating costs. Best practices, tools, and web services abound for improving website performance on the desktop. But where are we when it comes to mobile performance?

  • Our monthly GTUG meeting:

    Tue, 17 May 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    Our monthly GTUG meeting:6:00: Networking & Pizza6:15: Open Q&A - Ask Questions about any Google Technology6:30: Group Announcements6:40: Lightning Talks/Demos - (let us know in advance if you have something to show - 5 minutes)7:00: Main Presentation7:45: Q&A & Dessert

  • Google I/O Show and Tell

    Tue, 17 May 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    If you missed the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, you can get an update from the Seattle GTUG-ers who did attend.  We will have a series of Lightening Talks that highlight the most exciting and interesting new technologies we heard about at Google I/O.Come join us for a great community discussion.P.S. Add your name to the comments below if you're willing to present a 5min to 15 minute talk.Our monthly GTUG meeting:6:00: Networking & Pizza

  • Google I/O Viewing Party - Kirkland

    Tue, 10 May 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Kirkland, United States

    Enjoy the company of your fellow Seattle developers and Googlers while watching a live remote videocast of the Google I/O conference.This is being offered just for the first day of the Google I/O event - and seating is limited. This event is being offered in two locations - please only sign up for one of them.  If you get in, and find you cannot make it, PLEASE, release your RSVP so that someone on the waiting list can attend.Sign up for the Seattle Viewing Party, instead.

  • Google I/O Viewing Party - Fremont

    Tue, 10 May 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Seattle, United States

    Enjoy the company of your fellow Seattle developers and Googlers while watching a live remote videocast of the Google I/O conference.This is being offered just for the first day of the Google I/O event - and seating is limited. This event is being offered in two locations - please only sign up for one of them.  If you get in, and find you cannot make it, PLEASE, release your RSVP so that someone on the waiting list can attend.Sign up for the Kirkland Viewing Party, instead.

  • Special Event - Eric Ries, Creator of the Lean Startup

    Tue, 12 Apr 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    BWO stealthy arrangements, Eric Ries is our special event speaker for Seattle GTUG (Google Technology Users’ Group). This special event, hosted by Google for GTUG members, is an incredible opportunity to hear Eric present his upcoming book, The Lean Startup, which is about entrepreneurship and startups. Entrepreneurs are everywhere. You don’t have to work in a garage to be in a startup!OverviewGTUG welcomes @EricRies, the creator of the Lean Startup methodology.

  • Will.am Power: Google Extensions for beginners

    Tue, 22 Mar 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    Our monthly GTUG meeting:Walk-through demonstrating how to make a Chrome extension from scratch - how to for beginners. Bring a laptop, it will be hands-on.Super Bowl ads will feature the “Baby Peas,” a group of animated characters created by will.i.am that represent the Black Eyed Peas, the band slated to perform during the halftime show.

  • Moishe Lettvin: Realtime Web @ Kirkland Campus

    Tue, 1 Mar 2011, 02:00 - 04:00 in Kirkland, United States

    Google is hosting us in Kirkland: Please make sure to pre-register and bring ID as we need to badge all attendees.** Google's Moishe Lettvin on General Realtime Web tying into App Engine **General "realtime web" stuff, primarily on PubSubHubbub (for server server) and tying that into App Engine's Channel API for server -> client communication.Bio: Moishe Lettvin is a software engineer at Google, and enjoys writing code and talking about writing code. Previously he was at Microsoft.

  • Monthly Meeting

    Tue, 18 May 2010, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    Our monthly GTUG meeting:6:00: Networking & Pizza6:15: Open Q&A - Ask Questions about any Google Technology6:30: Group Announcements6:40: Lighting Talks/Demos - (let us know in advance if you have something to show - 5 minutes)7:00: Main Presentation7:45: Q&A & Dessert

  • April Meeting - TBD

    Tue, 20 Apr 2010, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    Our monthly GTUG meeting:6:00: Networking & Pizza6:15: Open Q&A - Ask Questions about any Google Technology6:30: Group Announcements6:40: Lighting Talks/Demos - (let us know in advance if you have something to show - 5 minutes)7:00: Main Presentation7:45: Q&A & Dessert

  • January Meeting - Closure - Shuichi Koga

    Tue, 12 Jan 2010, 02:00 - 04:00 in Seattle, United States

    On Nov 5th, 2009, Google released a completely new JavaScript library for developing web applications called "Closure". Along with it, they also released an optimizing "compiler" (minifier+code optimizer), and a client-side template library. Shuichi Koga (Google engineer) will give us an overview of the Closure technologies. We're also going to be holding this meeting on the EASTSIDE - at Google's NEW Kirkland campus.

  • November Meeting - Google Talk API

    Tue, 17 Nov 2009, 02:00 - 04:00 in Seattle, United States

    Moishe Lettvin will talk about the Google Talk API, Gadgets, and maybe some internals behind XMPP.

  • October Meeting - App Engine 101 - Dan Sanderson (Google)

    Tue, 20 Oct 2009, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    Dan Sanderson (Google Engineer) will present App Engine 101 - a quick start guide to building your first App Engine application. His new book, Programming App Engine is due to be released on November 15, 2009. Join us for Dan's talk and a some member-provided lightening presentations at our first full Seattle GTUG meeting!

  • Seattle Google Technology Users Group (GTUG) October Meetup

    Tue, 20 Oct 2009, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    This is our first (organizational) meeting. We hope to have our first "full" meeting on October 19th. Proposed Agenda

  • Seattle Google Technology Users Group - Kickoff Meeting

    Tue, 22 Sep 2009, 01:00 - 03:00 in Seattle, United States

    This is our first (organizational) meeting. We hope to have our first "full" meeting on October 19th.

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