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Postcards from January Garages

February 2, 2009ByJulia Lam

This year, we’re excited that so many of you are joining us not only on the Web, but also in person. Our Facebook Developer Garage program aims to connect local developers so they can share new information about Facebook Platform, discuss ideas, and collaborate on projects. Last year, the Facebook Developer Garage program connected developers in over 55 regional communities. This year, we hope to expand the program by supporting and participating in even more Developer Garages worldwide.

Facebook Developer Garage London kicked off the year with a jam-packed event with 170 attendees meeting up at Sun Microsystems in London. Our London developers ran through the latest technical updates, the fastest growing Platform apps, and recent user stats -- and how to best leverage that information within the developer community. They concluded their Garage by sharing local Facebook Connect implementations and working together on new ideas over tasty refreshments.

We want to make it even easier for you to host a Facebook Developer Garage in your local community. Please check out our newly uploaded Garage-In-A-Box documentation to learn how to organize a Facebook Developer Garage in your area. If you just want to stop by and participate, check out our Garage Calendar for upcoming events.

We look forward to seeing you at a Facebook Developer Garage in a community near you!

*Special thanks to Joshua March and the crew that runs the Facebook Developer Garage London program .