Mark Murphy
Commons Guy, CommonsWare

Website | @commonsguy

Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of the Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development and other books on Android application development. He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on StackOverflow to publishing sample code and reusable components as open source.

A three-time entrepreneur, his experience ranges from consulting on open source and collaborative development for the Fortune 500 to application development on just about anything smaller than a mainframe. He has been a software developer for nearly three decades, from the TRS-80 to the latest crop of mobile devices. A polished speaker, Mr. Murphy has delivered conference presentations and training sessions on a wide array of topics internationally.


Business & Marketing Grand Ballroom C
Mark Murphy (CommonsWare)
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Selling individual apps to individual users has been the focus in mobile since the introduction of the iPhone, yet it is only one of a seemingly endless array of business models. In this fast-paced presentation, we will review other revenue streams developers should consider to complement or replace selling the 99-cent app. Read more.
App Development Grand Ballroom B
Mark Murphy (CommonsWare)
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One of the staples of the new Honeycomb UI framework is the action bar -- the combination toolbar, menu, and title bar that appears at the top of most Android activities. This presentation covers a myriad of topics related to using the action bar, from simply enabling it, to customizing its contents, to supporting context-sensitive operations. Read more.
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  • X.commerce
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  • Dolby
  • Intel
  • Make magazine
  • Marvell
  • Meshin
  • MIPS Technologies

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