g|Malaysia & GDG DevFest in Malaysia next month

Google will be hosting their first annual g|Malaysia event in Kuala Lumpur from October 3-4, 2012 at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel.

Day 1- is suitable for marketers, webmasters, government and entrepreneurs. Non-technical and technical presentations will focus on Google products, platforms, tips and trends for businesses. Attendees will also get to see awesome applications built by Malaysian developers for Malaysia and the world.

Day 2- is suitable for academe — university faculty staff and students. Presentations will focus on Google products such as apps for education, programmes and opportunities that are beneficial for universities, such as Google-sponsored university programs and internships. Attendees will also get to hear about university student experiences with Google.

Google is looking forward to engaging with Malaysians who are as passionate about technology. Registration is free through this link: https://sites.google.com/site/gmalaysia12/. Google is also inviting developers present at g|Malaysia if they have a product built using Google.

On October 4th(Day 2), Google will also be hosting GDG DevFest Malaysia, which is a community-organised event that connects Malaysian developers to Google developer advocates and engineers. There will be introductory and medium-level sessions on best practices for using Google technologies like App Engine, Web Services, HTML5 and Android.

Registration for GDG DevFest Malaysia is free through this link: http://devfestkl.appspot.com.

In a statement, Google Malaysia said that g|Malaysia and GDG DevFest Malaysia are part of their broader effort to stimulate innovation across the web. “By building developer products using open web standards and open source licenses, we can help move the web forward. Our APIs reach millions of people, and enable developers to build great application on top of our existing products and platforms. More great apps make the web better for everyone, both across the world and here in Malaysia.”

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