Red Hat Rolls Out New Technical Conference for Developers with Introduction of DevNation

RALEIGH, N.C.-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced DevNation, a cross-technology open source application development conference. The event is scheduled in conjunction with Red Hat Summit 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, April 13-16, 2014, and aims to bring together software developers and maintainers from a wide spectrum of technologies and backgrounds to share knowledge, experiences, challenges and best practices with their peers.


DevNation will offer technical sessions, labs, expert panels, hackerfests, and birds-of-a-feather discussions on topics ranging from development operations, cloud and mobile development to big data and application integration. Featured speakers already scheduled to present at the inaugural event include:

    Chris Aniszczyk, head of open source at Twitter
    Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation
    Jeremy Edberg, reliability architect, Netflix
    James Strachan, creator of the Groovy programming language and Apache Camel, and co-founder of the ActiveMQ and ServiceMix open source projects
    Gavin King, founder of the Hibernate and Seam open source frameworks and current Ceylon programming language project lead

For more information, or to submit a speaking proposal, visit http://www.devnation.org.

“With the launch of DevNation, our goal is to continue building on similar initiatives that we’ve held in the past such as CamelOne, JUDCon and Red Hat Connect Developer Exchange to offer a unified and consolidated experience for developers,” said Craig Muzilla, senior vice president, Applications Platform Products Group, Red Hat. “DevNation will cultivate a broad range of technologies and projects, whether within Red Hat or beyond, by giving attendees leading-edge content and learning opportunities in a familiar format.”

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