Google Developer Day Sydney: GData Intro

Posted in Companies, Conferences on July 04, 2007

GData Intro
Presented by Venuprakash Barathan

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. The Google Data protocol helps accomplish this by providing a common mechanism for accessing a myriad of Google services. It embraces the Atom syndication format and the Atom Publishing Protocol (APP) and uses the extension mechanisms adopted by these standards to expose services like Picasa, Google Calendar, Google Spreadsheets, Google Base, Blogger and more. This talk will give an overview of the protocol and dive into some example applications -- including a tool to publish events from a Google Spreadsheet to Google Calendar and Google Base. Previous knowledge of HTTP and XML is beneficial.

Prakash Barathan is a member of core Google Data API team, primarily working on conformance framework to ensure consistency across GData API implementations. Prior to joining Google, Prakash was involved in layer3 network design, planning and analysis especially for US government agencies, large scale enterprises and service providers including Telstra. Prakash is a proud Jayhawk with masters in computer engineering from Univeristy of Kansas.

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