User Conference 2011 Labs & Lounge Schedule

As part of this year's User Conference, the MarkLogic Developer Community is sponsoring the Developer Labs and Lounge, a space dedicated to those who think working code is nine tenths of the law.  The labs and lounge activities include:

Self-paced, hands-on labs

  • Drink some coffee, experiment, & learn a few things
  • You'll need to
    • Bring your own laptop
    • Be prepared to fire up your IDE or text-editor
  • Take home some working code you can use

Lightning talks given by hands-on developers

  • Learn through the hardwork of others
  • Rate them on their whiteboard and preso skillz

Community-based, open-source projects

  • Meet project leaders and committers
  • Learn how to get involved

"Ask-the-Experts" Table

  • You got questions?  We got answers.  'Cuz we wrote the code.

Schedule of Talks

 
WEDNESDAY, April 27
 
  Talk Speaker Slides
10:00AM-
11:00AM
Query Performance: Tips from the Trenches Paul Rooney, MarkLogic Query Performance: Tips from the Trenches (PDF)
11:00AM-
11:30AM
Optimization: Instrumentation & Query Avoidance Dave Steiner, LDS Optimization: Instrumentation & Query Avoidance (PDF)
2:00PM-
2:20PM
Want to Know How We Test MarkLogic Server? Raghu Polasani and Larry Ratcliff, MarkLogic Want to Know How We Test MarkLogic Server? (PDF)
2:20PM-
2:40PM
Easy Page Composition with XML Style Tags: Work in Progress Erik Hennum, MarkLogic Easy Page Composition with XML Style Tags: Work in Progress (PDF)
2:40PM-
3:00PM
Lightweight Binding of HTML Forms to XML Nuno Job, MarkLogic Lightweight Binding of HTML Forms to XML
3:00PM-
3:20PM
Mary's Crazy Hour: SQL Mary Holstege, MarkLogic  
3:20PM-
3:40PM
Mary's Crazy Hour: XCC Sam Neth, MarkLogic XCC Speed Talk (PDF)
3:40PM-
4:00PM
Mary's Crazy Hour: Server Plugins Micah Dubinko, MarkLogic System and Application Plugins (PDF)
4:20PM-
4:45PM
Tips for Diagnosing Server Behavior Ronnen Miller, MarkLogic  

THURSDAY, April 28 
 
  Talk Speaker Slides
10:20AM-
10:40AM
MarkLogic in a Nut-shell Nuno Job, MarkLogic  
10:40AM-
11:00AM
Build an App in 15 minutes with App Builder Nuno Job, MarkLogic  
11:00AM-
11:30AM
XQuery Web Applications for Java Developers Ryan Semerau, LDS XQuery Web Applications for Java Developers (PDF)
11:30AM-
12:00PM
Object-oriented vs. Functional Programming Ryan Semerau, LDS Object-oriented vs. Functional Programming (PDF)
12:00PM-
12:30PM
Tips for Diagnosing Server Behavior Ronnen Miller, MarkLogic  
1:45PM-
2:05PM
MarkLogic in a Nut-shell Nuno Job, MarkLogic  
2:05PM-
2:25PM
Build an App in 15 minutes with App Builder Nuno Job, MarkLogic  
2:25PM-
2:45PM
Open Source Hour: mluc11 app and mljson Ryan Grimm and Eric Bloch, MarkLogic MLJSON slides (PDF)
2:45PM-
3:05PM
Open Source Hour: URL rewrite library Nuno Job, MarkLogic URL rewrite libray (PDF)
3:05PM-
3:25PM
Open Source Hour: Marker CMS Toolkit Eric Bloch, MarkLogic and Chad Chatfield, Avalon Consulting Marker CMS Toolkit (PDF)
3:45PM-
4:15PM
Ask the Chief Architect Christopher Lindblad, MarkLogic  

FRIDAY, April 29
 
  Talk Speaker Slides
10:00AM-
10:20AM
Monitoring MarkLogic with Nagios Wolfgang Krause, MarkLogic Monitoring MarkLogic with Nagios (PDF)
10:20AM-
10:40AM
A Peek at Searchable Documentation Danny Sokolsky, MarkLogic A Peek at Searchable Documentation (PDF)
10:40AM-
11:00AM
Building XSLT-based Web sites on MarkLogic Server Evan Lenz, MarkLogic Building XSLT-based Web sites on MarkLogic Server (PDF)
11:00AM-
11:20AM
Templating with Mustache Nuno Job, MarkLogic Templating with Mustache (PDF)
11:20AM-
12:00PM
Semantic Q&A Professor Jim Hendler and Li Ding, RPI  

Self-paced lab materials

Here are the electronic copies of the self-paced tutorials provided in the Developer Lounge:

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