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Amazon DevCon

Updated on November 14, 2023
By Pete Freitag

The web developers at Amazon have been treated to a private conference with 16 top speakers in web technology. Jeff Barr has been blogging a summary of each talk on the Amazon Web Services Blog.

Here are a few of the speakers:

  • James Gosling - Father of Java, Sun Microsystems
  • Joel Spolsky - of Joel On Software fame, Author of 2 books, former Microsoft employee, and founder of Fog Creek Software.
  • George Dyson - beginnings of computing
  • Eric Neustadter - talks about Halo 2
  • Rael Dornfest - blogging software bloxsom
  • Michael Tiemann - wrote the first native code C++ compiler, now works for RedHat
  • Greg Kiczales - professor at the Software Practices Lab at the University of British Columbia
  • Margo Seltzer - CTO of SleepyCat software, Berkeley DB
  • Craig McClanahan - Struts and JavaServer Faces, Sun Microsystems

Amazon DevCon was first published on January 20, 2005.

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