Building your Mobile App Ecosystem

Andre Charland (Nitobi Inc.)
Location: Conference Room E Level:
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Mobile apps are a must-have for any business whether you’re a Fortune 500, an Internet start-up or an enterprising hacker. No matter what the business need or development style, organizations are searching for the most effortless and economical way to add mobile to their mix.

In this session, open source pundit and PhoneGap creator Andre Charland will illustrate why HTML5 and open source are the most flexible, open and cost-effective technologies available for building out an app ecosystem. He’ll demonstrate how HTML5 can be combined with free development frameworks and tools to build fully functional, platform-neutral apps that are future-proofed for what’s to come in phones, tablets and beyond.

You’ll learn that there’s a lot more to HTML5 than a spec from W3C; you’ll get to know the growing movement of HTML and JavaScript developers dedicated to building a better mobile world for users; and you’ll see how building apps using open standards and open source produces better apps at a lower cost than native development.

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Andre Charland

Nitobi Inc.

Andre Charland is the co-founder and CEO at Nitobi Software Inc, creators of PhoneGap. He’s been at the forefront of web software development for almost a decade and has spent the last few years focused on mobile apps, websites and businesses. Andre is an advocate for usability and user experience and speaks regularly about how to keep users engaged and active on web and mobile apps. He has presented on the Adobe On AIR Tour throughout the US and Europe and has been a speaker at the Web 2.0 Expo, Adobe MAX, JavaOne and Deploy. Andre is the co-author of “Enterprise Ajax”, published by Prentice Hall and is a mentor for 500 Startups. Andre blogs at and is on on Twitter @andrecharland.

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Vincent Visco
10/18/2011 11:08am EDT

are your slides from the New York session on line anywhere?

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