The biggest PHP community conference in Japan, PHP Conference 2008 was held on 21th July2008 (Sea Day, national holiday) at Kamata, Tokyo. There were 500 PHP engineers atendees. Keynote began with Rui HIROKAWA, Japan PHP users group, who has been contributing a lot for PHP multibyte handling. He talked mainly about the PHP updates on… Continue reading PHP Conference 2008 report
Celebration of new Firefox 3 launch was held at a hotel in Shinagawa, Tokyo, with over 300 people, Mozilla Japan staff, developers, translators, web designers, engineers, bloggers and others. Contributors, Mozilla’s new CEO John Lilly, Mozilla Japan chairperson Satoko Takita Firefox Ice Trophy Foxkeh!!, Japan made mascot to appeal Japanese internet users The next Firefox… Continue reading Firefox3 Release Party Tokyo
I have not seen a lot of crowd pleasers at the Virtual World Expo [ja] I attended last week but Second Coa‘s booth was actually a heavily frequented one. The company did a great job in reconstructing Edo in Second Life. Edo is the old name for Tokyo. I suggest you just have a look… Continue reading Japanese company rebuilds old Tokyo in Second Life
Toru TAKASUKA, known as a very few Japanese entrepreneur challenging in US internet market by his Lunarr (covered on TechCrunch, Mashable, and a lot more), invites popular bloggers from US for one week Tokyo and Japan web technology meetings trip. The invited bloggers are: Tom Foremski from Sillicon Valley Watcher Marshall Kirkpatrick, Read/Write Web Kristen… Continue reading Lunarr founder invites famous US-bloggers to Japan
This is the second part of our coverage of the Asiajin meeting #1 which took part this Tuesday. Presentation No. 4 “The 4th presenter abused the meeting by violating its regulation of not speaking in one’s mother tongue against agreement. Thus we do not cover the presentation. You may find the information somewhere else. (Akky… Continue reading Report: Asiajin Meeting #1 (part two)
The Asiajin Meeting #1 took place this Tuesday in Akasaka/Tokyo. Courtesy of Cybozu Labs, the event was free of charge. About 30 people participated while the number of people viewing the live broadcasting (done by Andrew Shuttleworth) peaked at 25. We will see to it that we announce the livecast earlier next time, especially for… Continue reading Report: Asiajin Meeting #1 (part one)
We have sent e-mail to people who had applied for the first Asiajin Meeting Tokyo at Cybozu Labs, Tameike-San’nou, Minatoku. Please check your e-mail for the event detail. If you need to salvage your spam folder, our sender domain of the mail is, as you might guess, “asiajin.com”. We are sorry for people to whom… Continue reading Asiajin Meeting Tokyo #1 tonight
We are going to hold our first readers’ meeting on 2/26 (Tue) night. Asiajin Meeting Tokyo The meeting will include 5-6 English presentations about 1. popular net services in Japan, or 2. their project/product. Those presentation will be in English by Japanese web entrepreneurs/developers, all of whom heavily use Japanese net services everyday at their… Continue reading Asiajin Meeting Tokyo #1 on 26th(Tue), Feb.