18 November 2013 – Firefox OS in a nutshell + Web Standards: Hot off the Press (#lwsw3trends)

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Join us on our next event on Monday, November 18 at 6:30pm at our new venue The Bakery.

“Firefox OS in a nutshell” by Fernando Campo and Borja Salguero

When you choose Firefox OS, you’re helping build a brighter future for the Web and users everywhere. Learn how it works, and let’s hack the open source OS based on Web Standards!

Slides: http://logofid.es/londonwebstandards/template/#1

About Fernando (@ferkhamp) and Borja (@borjasalguero)

Fernando Campo, Firefox OS Frontend Engineer @Telefónica
Twitter: @ferkhamp
Github: github.com/fcampo

Borja Salguero, Firefox OS Frontend Engineer @Telefónica. Web technologies passionate and Vespa enthusiast!
Twitter: @borjasalguero
Github: github.com/borjasalguero

“Web Standards: Hot off the Press” by Daniel Appelquist

The Web is currently in a process of upheaval unknown since its inception nearly 20 years ago. Among the challenges we are currently facing are the rise of mobile platforms and accompanying changes in the way people are finding, interacting with and producing services and content on the Internet; the increasing maturity of HTML5 which has been produced and developed under a new model between W3C and the WhatWG; the maturity of Web applications and the rise in importance of JavaScript in the Web platform and the increasing maturity and complexity of video, 2d and 3d graphics and peer to peer communications as first class citizens of the Web. The Web is under existential threat from native mobile application development approaches and at the same time there has never been a time of greater innovation and energy in the development of the Web technologies and standards. The W3C “TPAC” (multi-group meeting and plenary session) has run in Shenzhen, China on the week of November 11th. I’ll be offering some overview of what’s happening in the W3C around these areas and more, what news has come out of TPAC and other recent standards meetings, what it’s likely to mean for the future of the Web and how you can get involved in the discussion on moving the Web forward.

Slides: http://lanyrd.com/2013/lwsw3trends/scrzcf/#link-wrgw

About Daniel, @torgo

Daniel Appelquist is a mobile and Web industry veteran technologist who has been bringing innovative and disruptive services to market for two decades. He was an early Internet and Web pioneer, and has been a dot-com CTO and later a dot-com refugee. While at Vodafone, he helped to launch Vodafone Live! In the UK and has been instrumental in the development of industry standards initiatives and ventures such as dotMobi, the W3C Mobile Web Initiative, and device APIs such as the W3C Geolocation browser API. He has been a community instigator, founding MobileMonday London as well as the Mobile 2.0 conference series in San Francisco and the Over the Air hack days in the UK. In his current role as Open Web Advocate for Telefónica Digital he is working with Mozilla to bring FirefoxOS to market and build the ecosystem around HTML5 mobile web applications as well as representing Telefónica in the W3C both in the Advisory Committee and as co-chair of the W3C TAG.

Get your free ticket

Get your ticket here: http://lwsw3trends.eventbrite.co.uk.
Pre-Release tickets will be available on Wednesday 13 November from 1pm.
General release tickets will be available from Thursday 14 November starting at 1pm.

New Venue!

The event will be held at The Bakery.

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2nd Floor, Epworth House
25 City Road
London EC1Y 1AA
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:30pm

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