Orange County Chapter
Program, October 2008
Monday, October 13, 7-9 pm
Kon has provided a copy of his Datacasting
For the month of October, we're going to try something a little
Instead of the normal 60 to 90 minute presentation, we will have
several short topics.
According to Wikipedia, the name "lightning talk" originated at the
YAPC Perl conference and was quickly adopted by many other conferences.
There's still time to sign up to present a short (~5 minute) talk.
It's painless, and fun!
You can sign up on
the UUASC wiki.
The currently scheduled topics and intrepid volunteers are:
- Synopsis: We're always told you just type the code in and it
runs with scripting languages.
This really is an over simplification, and this talk will provide
an overview of steps to get a bash script working.
- Presenter: Dallas Legan
- Biography: Dallas is a system administrator and e-mail
marketing assistant with the Ergogenesis LLC of Plano, Texas.
His academic background is in engineering.
- Synthesizing Closures in Java
- Synopsis: Although Java does not currently provide closures,
future versions of the language will.
This talk will provide insight into what closures are and how to use
anonymous inner classes to synthesize things which behave something
like closures in current versions of Java.
- Presenter: Mike Elliott
- Biography: Mike is a junior assistant programmer at The Boeing
Company in Long Beach where he works mainly in Java.
His academic background is in formal language theory and type
- Top 5 tips for Drupal n00bs
- Synopsis: Knowing a few of Drupal's pain points will speed the
climb up the learning curve.
This talk will briefly touch on five quick wins :'''
- Presenter: Stephen Gornick
- Biography: Stephen is currently learning Drupal.
These talks will be followed by a 30 minute presentation:
- Synopsis: This talk will examine data transmission over
satellite, digital television, and handheld mobile RF networks,
specifically using the *nix environment.
It should be interesting for programmers and network engineers.
- Presenter: Kon Wilms
- Biography: Kon is Chief Architect at StreamingMediaHosting,
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