Author: Angela Segovia

Thinking of upgrading to Dojo 1.7? SitePen can help.

Upgrading to Dojo 1.7 With the release of the revolutionary Dojo 1.7, you may be wondering if it’s time to upgrade.  If you haven’t already, we recommend that you check out the Dojo 1.7 documentation and tutorials.  They’re pretty awesome (if we do say so ourselves)!  Still have questions?  Read on! Upgrade FAQs Why should I upgrade? Dojo 1.7 offers massive improvements over previous versions of Dojo.  This doesn’t mean that previous versions of Dojo are bad or useless, only that

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SitePen at IBM Impact 2012

Dylan wrapped up his 2012 Dojo tour last week, presenting twice at IBM Impact 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you attended IBM Impact 2012 and missed Dylan’s talks, or didn’t attend IBM Impact and want to see what was presented we’ve posted the slides of the talks: Star Search: Dojo 2 and HTML 5 Beyond Dojo: The Rise of Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) – with James Thomas A big thank you to IBM for having us speak at Impact

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Only two stops left! Phoenix Mobile Festival and IBM Impact 2012.

Over the last few weeks, Dylan has given talks across the western United States and Europe and we’ve tracked his every move on our blog. Dylan will finish his trip with stops in Tempe, AZ and Las Vegas, Nevada. Phoenix Mobile Festival.  Tempe, AZ.  April 21. Speaking at the inaugural Phoenix Mobile Festival, Dylan will present how Dojo’s adoption of AMD allows you to create the most extremely optimized JavaScript toolkit for your application.  (Attendance at the event is free

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Dylan presents AMD at London Ajax

Continuing on his road trip, Dylan presented AMD in Depth at the London Ajax User Group meeting on April 10th.   Over 80 optimistic and energetic developers attended the engaging presentation. Want to learn more about AMD?  Check out the presentation on our SlideShare page. Next stop for Dylan?  Phoenix Mobile Festival on April 21. If you’re in the Phoenix area, stop by and say hi! Learn more about how SitePen can help you.  Contact us today!

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Parlez-vous Dojo? Dylan speaks at Web-5.

Dylan travelled to IUT, a modern technical university in Béziers, France, to present the keynote talk at Web-5.  Over 70 people attended his AMD and stores presentation.   The audience was highly engaged, asking a wide range of questions and Dylan was honored to have been shown brief demos of apps that were re-written using Dojo! Next event stop for Dylan is London, England on April 10th for the London Ajax User Group.  With James Thomas, Dylan will present a pair of talks

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Top Ways Dojo Can Improve Your Mapping App

The 2012 ESRI Developer Summit is attended by 1,700 developers, half are attending for the first time and thirty percent are from international locations! Dylan continues to mingle with like-minded Dojo enthusiasts from around the world, including people from the US, Canada, UAE, Japan, England, Germany, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, and the Netherlands!  The conversations at ESRI Dev Summit are confirming what we already know – Dojo is worldwide! Yesterday, Dylan presented Top Ways Dojo Can Improve Your

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SitePen in Palm Springs for the ESRI Developer Summit

Dylan arrived in Palm Springs on Saturday with hundreds of other ESRI Partners just in time to participate in the Jim Christoffersen Golf Classic.  The four-player shamble event took place on the south course at the Indian Canyons Golf Resort.  Dylan had the honor of golfing with the founder of ESRI Japan, Chiharu Masaki, and meeting many ESRI partners from around the world.  The five hour event was enjoyed in the almost perfect Palm Springs weather, and Dylan reports that

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Road trip anyone? SitePen’s CEO is taking it to the streets.

Dylan has a full schedule of events from March to May!  We are excited about the awesome opportunities we will have over the next couple of months to support our clients, teach more Dojo, and, hopefully, meet you! If you will be attending any of the events listed, and want to chat with Dylan while you’re there, send us a message.  We will do everything we can to make your meeting happen. ESRI Dev Summit. Palm Springs, CA. March 26-29.

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Attend a SitePen Dojo Workshop. We’ll even help you convince your boss.

We hear it a lot. You want to learn Dojo, especially now that Dojo 1.7 is released, but you don’t know how to ask your boss. We’ve pulled together some tools you might be able to use. What to say Here’s a sample script. Remember, everyone is different, so be sure you try to use your own words. Your boss probably won’t like you reading this verbatim, but if you have to, you have to. You: SitePen is having a

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Eleven Trends for 2012: The Year of Dojo

Most 2012 trend lists include 12 trends. (Get it?  12 in ’12.  Of course you do.).  Because we are not fond of adding unnecessary or filler content (read code), Dylan has come up with 11 trends for 2012. 1.  Mobile Mobile will gain even more momentum in 2012.  There’s no doubt we will see many new APIs, development tools and capabilities in place to both build and install most any app as a web app rather than using native technology.

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