Kaazing Partners With Marakana to Expand HTML5 Training to the US

Kaazing Is the First to Offer Worldwide HTML5 Training Through Partners Marakana and Skills Matter

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) -  Kaazing, the leading innovator in real-time Web communication and provider of the Kaazing WebSocket Gateway, today announced a partnership with San Francisco-based training company Marakana to offer HTML5 training in the United States, allowing Kaazing to remain at the forefront of HTML5 community education and development. The courses will be lead by Peter Lubbers, the Director of Documentation and Training at Kaazing. Peter is an established international expert in HTML5 development, and co-author of the Apress book "Pro HTML5 Programming." Currently, Kaazing offers several courses, including:

  1. "Building Real-Time HTML5 WebSocket Applications" -- a 2-day course on building WebSocket-enabled Facebook apps (in partnership with John Bergmans/Bergmans Mechatronics LLC)
  2. HTML5 Fast Track -- a new 2-day general HTML5 course
  3. HTML5 WebSocket and Communication -- a 2-day, in-depth HTML5 WebSocket course
  4. HTML5 Bootcamp -- a combination of 2 + 3 above

"Interest in HTML5 and WebSocket is rising rapidly," said Marko Gargenta, CEO at Marakana. "We specialize in offering courses that are on the leading edge of web technology. We're pleased to partner with a company like Kaazing that is driving the standards for next-generation web communications, to offer these new HTML5 courses."

"HTML5 offers many new and improved features and APIs for creating compelling, cutting-edge web applications," said Peter Lubbers, Director of Documentation and Training at Kaazing. "By being the first to offer worldwide courses in HTML5, in partnership with Marakana and Skills Matter, Kaazing continues to advance its position within the development community as the global industry leader in HTML5 education and WebSocket development."

For more information on Kaazing's US training programs, please visit: http://marakana.com/expert/peter_lubbers,3370.html?a=peter. In addition to Marakana, Kaazing also offers training courses through Skills Matter in Europe. For more information on Kaazing's worldwide training programs, please visit http://tech.kaazing.com/training/index.html

Founded in 2007, in Mountain View, CA, Kaazing is the leading developer of WebSocket communication infrastructure software. Kaazing's flagship product, the Kaazing WebSocket Gateway, enables highly scalable, full-duplex real-time Web communication based on the HTML5 WebSocket standard. Using Kaazing's technology, you can seamlessly and reliably extend any TCP-based messaging protocols to the Web with ultra high performance and minimal latency, while dramatically reducing backend infrastructure and operational-costs. For more information, please visit Kaazing Corporation's web site at: http://www.kaazing.com

Marakana is a web technology training firm based in San Francisco, CA. The company, formed in 2001, focuses on presenting open source technologies and programming languages. Marakana is in the business of helping IT professionals get better at what they do by providing training on open-source software and agile practices, as well as fostering local communities of experts. For more information, please visit http://marakana.com/

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