Web Dev Happenings: Amazon Web Services and ColdFusion Scorpio

There’s two big events coming up for Houston area Web Developers! We all love guest speakers right?

This Wednesday, February 28, Mike Culver from Amazon Web Services will be discussing the benefits of their new Mechanical Turk web service. In an bold step, Refresh Houston is teaming up with Houston Ruby on Rails group to bring you Mr. Culver’s presentation. Come out and learn the whats, whys, benefits and more of the AWS Mechanical Turk. The meeting will be from 6:00 to 7:00pm at DataCert Corporate Offices, 3040 South Post Oak Road , 18th Floor

And a little further down the road: The man himself, Ben Forta, is will show us some awesome ColdFusion Scorpio love. May 1st, Ben will be at the Houston CFUG to present the new features and development updates on where the ColdFusion platform is headed. There’s a Meet and Greet, food, door prizes and ColdFusion-y goodness. Stay tuned to the HouCFUG as the details are ironed out.

Escape the bluish glow of your monitor and learn about cool technolgy. And while you’re at it, join in on some of the webdev groups around Houston: Refresh Houston, The Web Design Meetup, The CSS Meetup, and NetSquared… just to name a few.

4 Comments so far

  1. shawn (unregistered) on February 26th, 2007 @ 8:36 am

    The Houston Web Design Meetup last week was really good. About 8 people showed up, all with very vast backgrounds. Some with Flash backgrounds, Content Management Systems, custom application development. I highly recommend this group.

  2. katya (unregistered) on February 26th, 2007 @ 8:47 am

    Awesome! I’m so there for the Mechanical Turk goodness :)

  3. katya (unregistered) on February 26th, 2007 @ 11:50 am

    Erica just set up an Upcoming for RSVP info for the Refresh / Ruby meetup:


  4. Erica (unregistered) on February 26th, 2007 @ 11:54 am

    Hey Adrian — thanks for posting this. I look forward to seeing you on Wednesday night ;)


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