Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
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Schedule: Native and hybrid mobile apps sessions

1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Cross-Platform and Mobile
Location: 210 AE
Ryan Salva (Microsoft), Ian Geoghegan (Microsoft), Nader Dabit (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 5 ratings)
React Native is a great way to build native, cross-platform mobile applications using JavaScript. Ryan Salva, Ian Geoghegan, and Nader Dabit offer a deep dive into React Native, demonstrating how to use it to build apps and exploring the tools and tricks that the community uses to achieve native-like performance. Read more.
11:00am–11:40am Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Cross-Platform and Mobile
Location: 210 DH
TJ VanToll (Progress)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
The web is cool, but sometimes you need to push the boundaries of what you can do on a mobile device. NativeScript and Angular let you build the highly performant native apps you want—with the web technologies you already know and love. TJ VanToll explores what NativeScript makes possible. Read more.
3:35pm–4:15pm Thursday, June 22, 2017
Cross-Platform and Mobile
Location: 210 DH
Simon MacDonald (Adobe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.86, 7 ratings)
Progressive web apps (PWAs) are the new hotness, and Google is pressing hard to make them the de facto choice for building mobile applications. But what about iOS, where many of the key APIs are not supported? Cordova/PhoneGap offers a solution, polyfilling the missing functionality. Simon MacDonald demonstrates how to create a PWA that runs on the web, Android, and iOS from a single code base. Read more.
4:25pm–5:05pm Thursday, June 22, 2017
Cross-Platform and Mobile
Location: 210 DH
Tracy Lee (This Dot)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Native or hybrid? React Native apps are easier than you think. You can get started building apps in just a few minutes—even as a beginner. The React Native CLI makes the building experience as easy as typing a few commands. Tracy Lee explains how to get started and build an native app easily in less than 30 minutes. Read more.