March 4, 2015
The SXSW Interactive Conference and Festival is just about the greatest place for creators and builders in the tech space to gather for learning, connections, and unique party experiences. We’re proud to partner with Google Cloud Platform to promote a series of events in Austin from March 13-16 called Hang out with Google Cloud Platform @ SXSW.
Next-generation cloud technology is helping developers build applications faster. This represents a new wave of technologies that enables new frontiers of scalability, portability, and developer productivity. What can Google Cloud Platform do for you? Whether you’re a business owner who needs to make important decisions about cloud computing, or an app developer who wants to build the next addictive gaming app, you’ve got to come hang out with the Google Cloud Platform team.
Hear from Francesc Campoy Flores, a developer with a history in backend, C++, and Python, who focuses on the Go for Google Cloud Platform. Check in with Fransesc to ask your questions about Google App Engine.
Meet developer evangelist Greg Wilson to learn everything you need to know about Cloud Containers and Kubernetes, Compute Engine, and Google Cloud Storage. Greg has over 25 years experience spanning multiple platforms, including cloud, mobile, web, gaming and various large-scale systems.
Bring your questions to startup coach and program manager Kathy Kam. How can you build apps that take full advantage of the Google Cloud Platform? Kathy has extensive API experience and can help with both web and client technologies.
Ray Tsang is a Cloud developer advocate who has spent time as a full-stack application development manager building middleware, big data and PaaS products. If you’re looking to get some guidance on enterprise systems integration delivery and management, Ray is your guy.
Look to Todd Prives for guidance on media and entertainment projects. The Google Cloud Platform offers many case studies on using visual effects, video rendering, music storage, and gaming app management. Todd is highly experienced in computer graphics. Speaking of case studies, check out:
- Case Study: Video Rendering/Transcoding
Find out how visual effects company Atomic Fiction adapted Google Cloud Platform to its unique needs.
- Case Study: Music
See why Sony Music chose Google Cloud Platform to build an app for a special music event.
- Case Study: Game
Explore how gaming companies Rovio and Ubisoft harness the power of Google App Engine.
- Case Study: Growth/Scale
Get the story behind Starmaker, a karaoke app built with Google App Engine.
On Sunday, March 15, after announcing the winners of the Google Cloud Platform Build-Off, join Google at the Google Fiber Space downtown at 2nd and Colorado from 8:30 to midnight to celebrate all that’s great about SXSW: tech, apps, startups, networking, and most of all: parties.
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