Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 9th and 10th, 2010

Mano Marks

About Mano
Mano Marks has been on Google’s Developer Relations team for the last four years, and is the lead Developer Advocate for Google’s Geo APIs. He has travelled the world helping individuals, corporations, governments and aid organizations use Google’s mapping technologies to communicate their message to the world. Before Google, Mano had an eclectic career that involved getting a Masters in History, a Masters in Information Management and Systems, and working as a data manager in NGOs for over a decade.
{speaker.firstName} {speaker.lastName}

Speaking Sessions

  • Introducing Google APIs Part I (A-Z and Geo)

    9:45 AM Saturday   Room: 5501
    <p>This triple session (20 mins talk + 5 mins Q&A each) will give an overview of all Google APIs, and then introduce some key Geo technologies.</p> <p>1. Google APIs A-Z will give an overview of developing using Google's APIs and developer platforms. From App Engine to something ending in Z.</p> <p>2. KML is the most commonly used geographic presentation file format in the world. This session will give a quick introduction to developing KML and show you some great things that you can do with it.</p> <p>3. Upload, visualize and embed your data with just a few clicks of the mouse. This session will show you how to use Fusion Tables to simply and easily create some really sweet visualizations of your data.</p> <p>Both speakers work at Google and are experienced helping developers get started with Google APIs.</p>

    Speakers:    Mano Marks  Kathryn Hurley
  • Mapping on the Phone: Google Maps on Mobile Devices

    2:45 PM Sunday   Room: 5502
    <p>Mobile and mapping go together naturally. New devices have GPS, compass, modern browsers and native APIs for Google Maps. This session will help you choose which is the best route for you to take to incorporate a map into your mobile app or website, and explore how HTML 5 helps you out. Topics include:</p> <ul><li>Native APIs</li> <li>Browser based apps in native code</li> <li>Static Maps</li> <li>Geolocation</li> <li>Performance considerations</li> <li>and more</li></ul> <p>And bring your laptop, a text editor, and if you want to do Android or iPhone specific apps, bring your SDKs.</p>