Scott Van Looy , AKQA
Blurring The Lines
How to make your mobile web app look and feel native? In his talk, Scott Van Looy, Presentation-Layer Technical Architect at AKQA, will give answers to this question and further discuss how to achieve a native look and feel using HTML, CSS and JS. What are the challenges and opportunities in this space and what tools and techniques are available? This will be a hands on and practical description of the state of the industry drawing on direct experience and showcasing his work.View Slides
Jesper Richter-Reichhelm , Wooga
DevOps Goes Mobile
We've learned a lot through doing DevOps: Every commit is automatically integrated, tested, and deployed to a staging environment. And then it only takes one push of a button and the release goes live... Unfortunately, it's not as simple anymore when operating mobile applications: How can you quickly update your mobile software when the app store provider wants to test your software first for a few days? How can you update your configuration when your app can run offline? And how do you track down errors when the data is distributed to millions of mobile clients? Those were just some of the challenges we encountered during the operation of mobile games with millions of daily users. In this talk, Jesper Richter-Reichhelm, Head of Engineering at Wooga, will talk about the solutions he and his team have found to address these challenges.
Rohit Dantas , AKQA
Mobile As Sensor: BLE and the Internet of Things
Rohit Dantas, Principal Software Engineer at AKQA, will discuss and present the role of mobile in the internet of things, including Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). How can this technology be leveraged to create a conversation between a smartphone and an object? What work has been done in this area and what challenges remain? Rohit will discuss some of the approaches taken by AKQA in these areas and will invite conversation about this.
Thursday 28 August 2014, 18:30 - 21:00
Free Entry. Refreshments Provided.
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