HTML5 is making the web more interactive and in the quicker. It also reduces the need for middleware with HTML5. Peter will explore what some of the major new feature areas are when it comes to HTML5 connectivity and real time and how those are changing how you will build modern web apps.
Everyone talks about Cloud computing, but the reality is the Clouds form in specific spots for specific reasons. Understand why Clouds and Commerce are driving the next wave of HMTL5 Development and the ability to facilitate more direct transactions through the Internet.
Hybrid mobile development frameworks, most prominently Apache Cordova, formerly known as PhoneGap, make it easy to implement mobile apps using HTML5. But how does writing an app differ from a mobile web site? Andrew will explore the challenges, benefits and surprises of writing apps with web technologies.
Smart Phones and tablets are not about keyboards and voice commands, they are about touch and sight. Getting the look and feel right is critical for application developers. Learn the nuances of developing the right touch.
Are Web apps on par with native apps? What will it take to make the army of cellphones smart enough to take over from the PC? What is missing and how does it impact your app development? Should you ever design for a desktop/keyboard again?
Graphics and parallel computation to enable dynamic, engaging content. Get the latest insights into WebGL from two browser vendors that have shipping implementations. This session includes an update from the WebGL working group chair and a walkthrough of one of the leading WebGL content engines.
Zhenyao will explain the basic concepts in WebGL technology before he walks the audience through the source code of a solid example; also, he will discuss guidelines for optimizing a WebGL app's performance, followed by a few WebGL demos.
This is not a war between native OS and the Web, It’s a marriage of better delivery and device optimization. Learn how moving to Node.js advanced not only the mobile application look and fell but also the performance of the application.
In addition to talking about what makes BlackBerry a compelling platform for developers, Dr. Ronjon will also cover:
Transition to BB10
HTML5 BlackBerry WebWorks
Making money on BlackBerry