Among the confirmed presenters are Guido Van Rossum (Google software engineer and creator of Python programming language) in Beijing; Chris DiBona (Google open source programs manager) in London; Mark Stahl (Google data APIs tech lead) in Madrid, Spain; Bruce Johnson and Joel Webber (co-creators of the Google Web Toolkit
) in Mountain View, Calif.; Bret Taylor (group product manager for Google developer products) in Mountain View; Lars Rasmussen (Google Maps senior engineer) in Sydney, Australia; and Greg Stein (Google engineering manager and chairman of the Apache Software Foundation) in Tokyo.
It's an HTML 5 app, built on Google Web Toolkit
. It includes a rich text editor and other functions like desktop drag-and-drop (which, for example, lets you drag a set of photos right into a wave).