Goldfish and Microsoft host Vancouver Open Data Shindig

by Warren Frey | Technology

Bloggers, open source aficionados and virtual map makers descended upon Goldfish, Yaletown's upscale seafood restaurant last night to attend the Open Data Vancouver Shindig, a showcase for the best open source apps currently drawing on Vancouver's Open Data Catalogue.

Amongst the apps shown were Vanguide, OData, May Way, Free Finder and the Vancouver Parking app. Nitobi also showed a video (disclosure, I shot the video for my main gig, Freyburg Media) to highlight Vanguide and their hard work bringing Open Data to the masses, at least in Vancouver.

Company:
Microsoft
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Vancouver Development Center (VDC) is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The centre is home to some of the best and brightest software developers from around the world. Since opening its doors in September 2007, the VDC has quickly become an intricate part of Microsoft’s global strategy for distributed software development. VDC employees play a key role in architecting systems,... more

Company:
Nitobi
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Since 1997, Nitobi (formerly eBusiness Applications) has been providing Enterprise Solutions and web-based software components. With a focus on end-user experience, we're committed to changing the way Rich Internet Applications are built. By empowering developers and end-users with revolutionary user-interface components and technologies, better applications will be built that help users do... more


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Warren Frey

Warren Frey

Warren Frey is a writer, editor, blogger and podcaster based out of Vancouver, BC. After working for six years in the Canadian broadcasting industry, he switched to print and has since covered varied assignments from plumbing conferences to star-studded film galas. But he’s never lost his love for the internet and interactive media, from his teens when he dived into the WELL on his “Woz”... more




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