VANCOUVER, British Columbia – July 29, 2005 – Join ActiveState at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) in Portland, Oregon, August 1-5. Drop by our booth, test drive Komodo 3.X alpha for Mac OS X, get a T-Shirt, and talk to our programmers. Don't miss our two fiery discussions on FireFox. The first is Shane Caraveo's session on "Application Development with FireFox and Mozilla". Shane is a Senior Developer at ActiveState and an expert with developing extensions for FireFox. We're also hosting a panel discussion on the "Future of Firefox" led by David Ascher, ActiveState's Chief Technologist.
Test Drive ActiveState Komodo 3.X alpha for Mac OS X
Drop by the ActiveState booth (#509) at OSCON to test drive Komodo 3.X alpha, the professional IDE for dynamic languages. Komodo will also be available for demo on Linux and Windows. Just want to chat? Ask our leading Perl, Python, PHP, Tcl, and Ruby developers anything — they love a challenge.
Application Development With Firefox and Mozilla
Shane Caraveo, Senior Developer, ActiveState
Date: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005
Time: 10:45am – 11:30am
Location: Portland 252
Major topics covered include:
- XUL and XBL
- Python bindings for XPCOM
- XPI, the Mozilla extension installer
The Future of Firefox as a Platform: A Panel Discussion
David Ascher, Chief Technologist, ActiveState
Track: Products and Services
Date: Thursday August 4, 2005
Time: 5:20pm – 6:05pm
With the stunning success of Firefox, many are looking anew at Mozilla as a general-purpose application framework. What is needed to turn Mozilla into a world-class contender? Join David Ascher and invited guests including Jon Udell and a Mozilla representative for a discussion on the future of web-enabled application development. Discover whether Mozilla can simultaneously comply with standards and set new ones.
- David Ascher, Chief Technologist, ActiveState
- Aaron Boodman, UI Software Engineer (and Greasemonkey author), Google
- Ian McKellar, Senior Software Engineer, Flock Inc.
- Mike Shaver, Technology Strategist, Mozilla Foundation
See you there,
The ActiveState Team