Schedule: Mobile Platforms sessions

Beyond the web browser, the Mobile track deals with the promise of JavaScript in Mobile apps, and provides strategies for working with the constraints of mobile features and mobile UI design.

JavaScript in the Browser Mobile Platforms, Continental 5
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops.
Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 44 ratings)
With iOS 5, Android 4 and IE9 we can now push the limits of JavaScript and HTML5 APIs on mobile. Hardware access, performance timing and other APIs are out there. However, not everything is similar to desktop: performance, background code and events needs a review. Hybrid apps such as PhoneGap apps also add problems. This session will give you an overview of what you need to know for mobile web. Read more.
Faruk Ateş (four53)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 10 ratings)
The rise of HTML5 and CSS3 has been exciting, but it’s also made browser support infinitely more complex. Modernizr made it easy for developers to manage these complexities, and still take advantage of the many great new features. Learn what lessons in design and development Modernizr teaches us about the next generation of websites and applications, and the importance of great API design. Read more.
James Pearce (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.11, 9 ratings)
One of the web's untapped opportunities is to benefit from hooking up JavaScript to mobile device and network APIs. Doing so allows apps to create rich, contextual, & social experiences that play to mobile's unique characteristics. In this session, we will explore what is possible, what should be possible, and what we should do with them as these APIs become available in browser runtimes. Read more.
Ryan Stewart (Adobe Systems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.08, 13 ratings)
jQuery Mobile is a robust framework that excels at letting developers quickly build applications for the mobile-web. But taking jQuery Mobile and turning it into a native application can be a bit of a challenge. This session will cover tips and tricks to take your jQuery Mobile app and help it feel more like a native app that can be deployed with PhoneGap. Read more.


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