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G-Mauritius Day 2009

The G-Mauritius event is a joint initiative from Google and BOI which aims as at training 100 Mauritian IT graduates for Google application development such as Google maps, Google apps, Youtube and Google crome.

The event will be held on the 3 and 4 September 2009 at the conference room of the Ebene cyber tower 1.

Participation in the event is free of charge and you can register yourself for the event online

Day 1 ( 3 Sept) is targeted for Software Developers

Day 1 will focus on pushing the boundaries of web applications using Google developer technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will lead you through one full day of in-depth sessions on the latest Google technologies and hands-on codelabs. The day will also be about bringing brilliant developers together to share their own ideas. There will be plenty of time to meet other developers, discuss ideas and share what you’ve been working on.

The interesting Agenda will include:

0845-0930: Registration, coffee, snacks

0930-0945: Opening Speech byย Chairman of the Board of Investment, Mauritius Mr. Maurice Lam

0945-1015: Keynote

1015-1100: Google Maps – My Maps, API

1115-1200: YouTube – Embeds, Chromeless Player, API

1215-1300: Google App Engine

1300-1400: Lunch

1400-1445: Gadgets, iGoogle

1500-1545: OpenSocial, Google Friend Connect

1600-1645: Chrome

1700-1900: Code clinic – anyone who wants to stay and ‘ask an engineer’ can do so

Pretty interesting agenda na…I have already added it in my Google Calendar for SMS reminders ๐Ÿ˜€

This event is being the kick-off event for the G-Africa event.

So developers, let’s gather and enjoy the sessions by brillant Google engineers ! Let’s get trained and contribute to Google’s core mission:

“to organize all the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”

12 responses

  1. I registered since long. lets hope that I will be selected to attend the event!

    20 August, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    • hey hi! Do you about the selection criteria? years of programming experience, Google API used, Familiarity with Google products etc.???
      I think they will not select .NET developers (joke)

      21 August, 2009 at 7:37 am

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  3. LOL! I am also a php developer who has good knowledge in wordpress ๐Ÿ˜€

    Any doubt?

    21 August, 2009 at 8:18 am

    • ahh yes, and which php framework do you master?

      21 August, 2009 at 8:34 am

  4. I did not mention about frameworks… I only told that I knew PHP pff.

    21 August, 2009 at 8:36 am

    • Ok chill…chill..

      Ben if we get to go to Ebรฉne, pas blier pass prend ti bhai (Mo ene top net fan de Google moi! :D)

      21 August, 2009 at 8:42 am

  5. si o cas, ti bhai bisin marche imper this time vine ziska kot anand lol!

    dont count your chickens before they hatch ๐Ÿ˜›

    21 August, 2009 at 8:43 am

  6. I’ll be in Mauritius then. Flying back tonight. I’ve registered and have just received confirmation for Day 1. Anybody else going?

    25 August, 2009 at 8:50 am

    • Hi Shane! Welcome to my blog!
      I am also happy to receive confirmation for Day 1 ! ๐Ÿ™‚
      Apparently there is a waiting list..
      Hoping to meet you there…

      25 August, 2009 at 8:51 am

  7. I will be there too. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    25 August, 2009 at 12:03 pm

  8. i heard about the forum, will be a web forum online , or simple group of people

    3 September, 2009 at 7:57 pm

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