There’s a special early CloudAustin user group this month on Thursday, March 6 out at Rackspace. We’re having some folks from West Coast startup Stormpath (http://stormpath.com/), API-driven user and group management for developers come and give two talks:
Cloud Marketing 101: How to Market Your Cloud Product
You pour blood, sweat and tears into your API, open source and weekend projects – let’s make sure they get the attention they deserve! We’ll go through real-world examples of tactics developers can do to attract attention to their work. Beyond growth hacking and that first post to Hacker News, we’ll look at high-value marketing maneuvers that will drive usage, but won’t make you feel like a dirty huckster.
To Infinity and Beyond! Scaling Your Stack with Service Oriented Architecture
Abstract: Service Oriented Architecture is a proven design pattern which allows you to simplify your codebase, seamlessly scale your service, reduce engineering frustrations — and even helps lessen hosting costs. Come learn what SOA is, why it’s useful, and take a look at an in-depth technical overview of SOA, and how it can help your organization. Delight your engineers (and business people!) by building your product on top of simple, REST API services.
Sign up here! http://www.meetup.com/CloudAustin/events/161089112/