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Learn the latest news on Android Auto with Godfrey Nolan at the Michigan Google Developers DevFest. This is going to be an awesome day of learning and networking in downtown Detroit. www.michigandevfest.com
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Setting up a Lean Startup Online with David Stiebel

In this hands on presentation, David Stiebel is going to demonstrate a recent "app" he created for a friend who wanted to lean test her startup idea.

His friend wanted to start a unique "social" group-centric flower delivery service, and needed:

•  A way for new customers to signup, order flowers, and invite friends to join their group.

•  A way for invited friends to get notified, join the group, and order their own flowers

•  A way for her staff to manage new users, groups, emails to users + groups, and coordinate scheduling and delivery of flowers, etc.

In this presentation, David will discuss and demonstrate how he created a 1-page website, created new client signup and ordering forms, created automatic emails for clients, and set up the ability for client's to invite friends. David will also discuss how all of this is manageable by his friend's staff and is scalable long term. 

Using a mix of Google technology and best in breed tools - David will demonstrate how a startup can run very lean, be very hands on, and be very flexible. The best part is that most of these tools are free or less than $10/month.

Come out for this great hands on presentation to discuss and learn more about some of the great tools out there to get a startup off the ground.

About David Stiebel

David Stiebel was born and raised in the Detroit suburbs, and went to MIT for his undergrad, where he got a Bachelors in Math with computer science.  In addition to honing his tech and engineering skills, he also became interested in business and finance, and took a job as an Associate Analyst at Bain Consulting in Chicago after graduating. After two years with Bain, he moved on and lived in Israel for a year, before returning to the Detroit area to build a new venture with an old family friend.

Last year, they pivoted and launched PawnGuru (http://www.pawnguru.com/), which they are currently focused on running and growing.
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Just one week left to propose a talk for #midevfest! Check out http://t.co/9lTxdPz4NV and mash on the "Become a Speaker" button today! :)
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RSVP Here: http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Google-Developers-Group/events/220576997/

The A-Z on Solar Power for Developers with Dave Strenski 

Solar power has been growing in this country at a tremendous rate over the past few years, and Ypsilanti is ahead of the curve in embracing it. Dave will explain the basics of photovoltaic power: how to install grid-tied systems, the economics of solar power in Michigan, and why you should consider a solar installation on your building. The talk will also cover the meter reading program we invented to read utility meters for essentially free, and stragities about how to read the new smart 
meters. If you're unable to attend this presentation, then check out Dave's TEDx talk about solar power at <http://youtu.be/Mx0pTz-Qc40

About Dave Strenski

Dave has degrees in Surveying, Civil and Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech. Currently he works as an applications analyst for Cray Inc., which designs and manufactures high performance computing, storage, and data analytic systems. Dave started playing with solar power in 2005 when he founded SolarYpsi, a group of volunteers that design and install photovoltaic systems locally. Here is a video about SolarYpsi made by Google.<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6VtzqZiSEk

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The presentation will start shortly after 6:45pm with food and beverages arriving at 6:30pm.

Unfortunately, we can not validate parking for this event. 
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Crossing the boundaries of Mobile App Development 

In this presentation, Steven Hanus will be demonstrating three apps that break the “boundaries” of conventional app development. He will demonstrate that you too, can make these same applications to impress your friends and family. The applications will focus mainly on Android and iOS with some discussion on Windows Phone as well. 
About Steven Hanus

Steven Hanus is a mobile developer at Title Source in Detroit, MI specializing in Android development. He likes to learn anything and everything about software development as long as it is interesting. Whatever you do, don’t ask him to make your app for you - he won't. 

More details and RSVP can be found here: http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Google-Developers-Group/events/219944753/
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PLEASE RSVP HERE: http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Google-Developers-Group/events/218630204/

Google introduced Google Polymer a little over one year ago. Polymer is a library for creating Web Components, which are a set of W3C standards and upcoming browser APIs for defining your own custom HTML elements. With the help of polyfills and sugar, it can create these custom elements and bring Web Component support to browsers that don’t play nice with the standard just yet.

Google’s using Polymer to bring its new “Material Design” look to the web.  
Join the Detroit Google Developers Group for a evening of learning Polymer and working through code labs on Polymer.

Please bring your own computer to work through examples with.

Food and beverages will be provided as well as some cool Google swag!

PLEASE NOTE: This will be the second meeting of two to discuss and learn Polymer.  
Learn Polymer - Part 2
Tue, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM
635 Woodward Ave

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We are excited to host our next event - Android Bluetooth 4.0: Talking to sensors and listening to beacons by Terry May on Oct 9, 2014. Details at: http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Google-Developers-Group/events/205255082/
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Sign up for our April Event!

Setting up a Lean Startup Online with David Stiebel

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Setting up a Lean Startup Online with David Stiebel In this hands on presentation, David Stiebel is going to demonstrate a recent "app" he created for a friend who wanted to lean test her startup idea. His friend wanted to start a unique "social" group-centric flower delivery service, and needed: •  A way for new customers to signup, order flowers, and invite friends to join their group. •  A way for invited friends to get notified, join the grou...
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Exciting news! Registration for the Michigan Google Developers DevFest is now open. With an all star line up of presenters and awesome tech this is going to be a great day. May 9th in downtown Detroit. Details at http://www.michigandevfest.com
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Mark your calendars! Saturday, May 9th will be the 2015 edition of the Michigan GDG DevFest in downtown Detroit.

This full-day event, co-hosted by GDG-A3 and GDG-Detroit, will have two parallel tracks of Google goodness: Android and Web/Cloud

The call for speakers is open today! Tickets will go on sale April 8th.

Learn more here: http://michigandevfest.com/

#GDG   #devfest
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Thanks to Steve Hanus for presenting on mobile app development and crossing boundaries. Good code and some interesting demos.

http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Google-Developers-Group/events/219944753/
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I wish I had made it. I didn't see the event until the morning of
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PLEASE RSVP HERE: http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Google-Developers-Group/events/218629861/

Google introduced Google Polymer a little over one year ago. Polymer is a library for creating Web Components, which are a set of W3C standards and upcoming browser APIs for defining your own custom HTML elements. With the help of polyfills and sugar, it can create these custom elements and bring Web Component support to browsers that don’t play nice with the standard just yet.

Google’s using Polymer to bring its new “Material Design” look to the web.  
Join the Detroit Google Developers Group for a evening of learning Polymer and working through code labs on Polymer.

Please bring your own computer to work through examples with.

Food and beverages will be provided as well as some cool Google swag!

PLEASE NOTE: This will be the first meeting of two to discuss and learn Polymer.  
Learn Polymer - Part 1
Tue, November 25, 2014, 6:30 PM
635 Woodward Ave

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The Google Developer Group (GDG) for Google Enthusiasts in the Motor City.
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Google Developer Group (GDG) Detroit meets on the last Thursday of the month at the Quicken Loans Headquarters in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The typical meeting format is to meet and eat from 6:30pm till 7:00pm. From 7:00pm onwards we typically have a guest presenter who presents on any topic related to a Google technology that may be of interest to our membership.

Membership is free and open to all.