BoxWorks 2017 - Developer Sessions

San Francisco, CA - October 11, 2017, October 12, 2017

CFP closed at  August 26, 2017 04:59 UTC

Join hundreds of Box Developers from around the world for two days of keynotes, developer-focused sessions, demos, training and more. Learn how to use our APIs, get an exclusive look at the latest Box product developments, share best practices and connect with industry experts, Box employees and members of the Box Developer community on building content-centric applications in the cloud.

At BoxWorks, you’ll be able to:

  • See what’s new in the Box APIs and learn how you can use cloud content management services in your applications.
  • Learn from other developers about what they’ve built using the Box APIs and how you can make the most out of building with Box.
  • Hear from executives and industry experts like Kevin Scott, CTO at Microsoft, about the future of software development in the enterprise.
  • Meet and network with other Box developers from business of all sizes, all around the world.
  • [NEW FOR 2017] Get hands on training from Box experts to learn the ins and outs of the Box Platform.

Sessions include:

Five Things Box Admins Can Do with the Box API

Thousands of Box customers use the Box APIs to automate processes and extend the power of Box for their business. In this session, we’ll explore real examples of how Box customers use our APIs to make Box even more powerful for their business

Leveraging Machine Learning in Your Custom Apps

One of the key advantages of cloud content management is the ability to leverage powerful AI and machine learning technologies to extract even more value from your content. In this session, we’ll explore how you can integrate services like image recognition, document translation, and facial recognition with your Box applications.

Built on Box Platform: How Startups are Building Apps on Box

Box Platform helps businesses of all sizes built enterprise-grade applications in the cloud. In this session, we’ll see how disruptive technology startups are tackling highly-regulated industries and outdated methods of working with new software products built on the Box Platform.

Using Serverless Technologies for Enterprise Apps

The advent of new technologies has created a new norm of development without traditional servers. This has created a new opportunity for software developers to easily build and deploy cloud applications, and also requires cloud API providers to provide tools for developers building in server-less environments. In this session, we’ll discuss the growing popularity of server-less development and the types of tools available to serverless developers. We’ll also provide a tutorial for how to use AWS Lambda, Amazon’s serverless environment, with Box Platform.

360, 3D, VR, and More: A Deep Dive Into Box’s Preview Technology

The future of content in the enterprise goes way beyond static documents and images. Using the Box’s preview technology, you can display nearly any type of file in your apps with just a few lines of code. In this session, we’ll take a dive into some of the more advanced file types and how we built our preview technology at Box.

Designing Better User Experiences with Box UI Elements

We get it. Building a great user experience is hard. At Box, we’ve spent more than 10 years designing, developing, and iterating on a cloud content management application millions of people around the world use every day. In this session, we’ll take a deep dive into the Box UI Kit, a collection of Javascript libraries that allow developers to leverage parts of the Box UI in their own apps.

CFP Description

At BoxWorks 2017, we’re bringing together hundreds of users, admins, developers, business leaders, and more to discuss the future of work and how businesses can use technology to transform the way they work. In our Developer Breakout Track, we’re looking for developers in the Box community to share their ideas, learnings, and expertise in building with the Box APIs and inspire other developers to build with Box.

As a BoxWorks speaker, you’ll be able to:

  • Get a free ticket to BoxWorks 2017
  • Share your expertise with other developers
  • Become a thought leader in the Box developer community


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