May 9th, 2008 | Published in Google OpenSocial
If you've taken a look at the Google I/O website recently, you may have noticed a number of new sessions by OpenSocial app and container developers. There are now over 15 OpenSocial sessions posted, and over 80 sessions in general. A couple of the new sessions posted include:
OpenSocial, OpenID, and OAuth: Oh, My!:
Joseph Smarr of Plaxo will discuss how OpenId and OAuth can be used with OpenSocial for seamless and efficient identification and authentication.
Apache Shindig - Make Your Social Site an OpenSocial Container:
Dan Peterson from Google will join Paul Linder of hi5, and Chris Chabot to introduce you to the Apache Shindig project, explain how to integrate Shindig with your social site, and show you a demo of the code.
OpenSocial - Scaling and Analytics, Nuts and Bolts:
Nat Brown, CTO of iLike.com, will give an overview of iLike's infrastructure and the places they have invested to make the syndication of their social gadgets quick and easy.
Building on the Promise of OpenSocial
Jeremiah Robison, CTO of Slide, will be speaking on best practices for delivering multiple applications on multiple OpenSocial containers, including addressing architecture, data segmentation, and differences in networks.
Monetizing Application Traffic On Social Networks
Sourabh Niyogi, co-founder and VP of Engineering at Social Media Networks, will be talking about his experiences in growing, monetizing, and measuring traffic.
OpenSocial at MySpace - Implementing the Container:
Chris Bissell, Chief Software Architect of MySpace, will explain the architecture of the MySpace OpenSocial container including how it manages data requests and how it addresses scalability issues.
The event is now less than three weeks away (May 28 - 29). Don't forget to register soon if you haven't already. 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.
See you soon in San Francisco.