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Windy City Go 2012 Schedule

April 4 - 5, 2012

( 6 available presentations )
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Rating: Everyone
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Recorded at: April 6, 2012
Date Posted: April 1, 2015

Testing your applications is important! Writing good tests is just as important! This talk will be divided into two main parts. The first part will cover exactly what goes into a good test. The second part will cover the basics of two testing frameworks, OCDSpec and Objective C Slim. Objective C Slim is an acceptance testing framework, and for those of you familiar with Ruby and Rails, OCDSpec is a unit testing familiar with syntax inspired by Jasmine and Rspec. At the end of this talk, you should have no problem testing all of your future iOS applications.

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Rating: Everyone
Viewed 469 times
Recorded at: April 6, 2012
Date Posted: January 11, 2013

Designing for Android can be super complicated due to the multitude of device sizes. But does it have to be that way? In this talk, the presenter will show the design process she used while collaborating with a freelance designer to create Monkey Write. The design goal: To produce a single-device design while keeping an eye on elements that need to be fluid.

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Rating: Everyone
Viewed 401 times
Recorded at: April 6, 2012
Date Posted: January 11, 2013

How do you build a polished, functioning Windows Phone app from start to finish? The app is called Realworld Stocks and it will eventually be submitted to the marketplace. The full source code will be available to the WindyCityGo audience. Note: This is not a 100-level talk. It would be a good idea to familiarize yourself with the Windows Phone SDK before the presentation.

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Rating: Everyone
Viewed 536 times
Recorded at: April 6, 2012
Date Posted: January 11, 2013

QuickDialog is a library that lets developers create HIG-compliant forms for iOS without dealing (directly) with UITableViews, delegates and data sources. You can create forms with multiple text fields or thousands of items relatively quickly.
GitHub reports more than 1,000 viewers and 80 forks for QuickDialog. Grab the code: github.com/escoz/QuickDialog.
In this presentation, the creator of QuickDialog will show how to use the QuickDialog library to write iOS applications in hours, not weeks.

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Rating: Everyone
Viewed 404 times
Recorded at: April 6, 2012
Date Posted: January 11, 2013

As the demand for deploying mobile applications increases, organizations have several technology choices to make. This talk will explore the different technologies available for developing mobile applications between mobile web, native applications, hybrid applications and cross-platform tools. You’ll get an overview of each approach and explore the relative pros and cons across areas of technology, functionality and cost.

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Rating: Everyone
Viewed 402 times
Recorded at: April 6, 2012
Date Posted: January 11, 2013

Is it possible to build a mobile app business while keeping a full time job? This presenter has travelled that path, and he’s ready to share war stories. Key questions covered: When does it make sense to outsource? Which tasks should be performed locally? What should an entrepreneur say to an angel investor? Challenge this presenter with questions and learn from his experience.