by Avi Bryant
People have been programming computers for less than a century–which might be why we don’t know much about what we’re doing, and why we keep comparing our field to others. I’ll share some thoughts on what the discipline of computer programming can take from other fields such as math, engineering, writing, law, and politics. I’ll also discuss the implications of such similarities on how we do our jobs, and how we conceive of our careers.
Developing for the Facebook Platform using the Facebook API, FBML, FBJS and FQL. Discussion will focus on Facebook Applications and the Facebook Connection platform with an overview of the Facebook Platform Architecture and Design.
by Leah Culver
22nd–24th January 2009