Want to know how big companies like Facebook, Sproutcore and Zynga are using HTML5? Developers from each company will tell you how, live from Facebook HQ on Wednesday, Jan. 26th at 7PM PST. The live stream will be found here.

This is part of Facebook’s Tech Talk series. We covered the one on how Facebook makes MySQL scale here.

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Laurent Desegur (Zynga) – Zynga recently launched their mobile version of Mafia Wars built fully with HTML and JavaScript. Laurent will talk about the successes as well as some challenges, mostly regarding variations between browsers, native shims, and performance.

Charles Jolley (SproutCore) – SproutCore is an HTML5 app framework for building responsive, desktop-caliber apps in any modern Web browser. Charles will give an overview of how to use SproutCore in your own applications to take advantage of the latest Web technologies.

Cory Ondrejka (Facebook) – Cory will speak about a project that exercises browsers under game-like conditions to measure how many sprites can move around on the screen at once. The server collects the performance data and spits it back in several forms.

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