May 5th, 2008 | Published in Google Code
May is here, which means Google I/O is just a few weeks away (May 28 - 29). If you haven't already, don't forget to register for the event.
Google I/O will be our largest developer event of the year. We'll have over 80 in-depth, technical sessions focused on building the next generation of web apps. If you haven't visited lately, you may want to check out the sessions related to the Google data APIs, including:
Extend the Reach of Your Google Apps Environment with Google APIs:
Jackie Bodine and Ryan Boyd from Google, and Ron Hess from Salesforce will show how to use the Calendar, Spreadsheets, Doc List, and other APIs to integrate Google Apps with other systems and add custom functionality
Creating a Google Data API Client:
Jeff Scudder will explain how to create your own client library when there isn't one in the language that you need or it doesn't fit your needs.
Authenticating to Google Data Services:
Jeff Fisher and Jeff Scudder discuss current options for authenticating users to Google services, their limitations, and some advanced use cases.
YouTube on Your Site:
John Harding will give an overview of the updates to the YouTube API since it launched last Fall and how you can use the new features on your own site.
Hands-on YouTube: Creating an Applications with the YouTube APIs in Python:
Jochen Hartmann and Stephanie Liu will lead this Code Lab on how to use the Python Client Library to control and interact with embedded YouTube videos.
Be sure to visit the website to see the complete list of sessions and to
register. For those coming from out of town, we've arranged discounted room rates at nearby hotels. Read the details on the website to take advantage of the discount, but move fast because the hotel discount ends May 6th.
We're looking forward to seeing you in San Francisco in just a few weeks!
Update: Fixed Typo