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To boldly go where no man has gone before: Exploring Geo in iPhone & Android

Mobile
Location: Ballroom IV Level: Novice
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 5 ratings)

A Star Trek fan developer will tell her story how she learn Objective-C, Cocoa-Touch Framework, MVC model, CoreLocation Framework to build her first two Tricorder apps “Sound Tricorder” and “Doctor Tricorder” in Apple App Store. She will explain mapping options in iphone SDK. She will explain how to use 3rd party SDK framework to detect geographic coordinates in both iPhone and Android app. Surely this will be a fun entertaining way to learn Geo in mobile.

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Bess Ho

Archimedes Ventures

Bess Ho is the Mobile Architect (EIR) at Archimedes Ventures. She gesture lectures at well-established universities and teaches mobile design and development privately and online at Udemy.com. She is also an active mobile publisher and hacker. The team she led won “Best Healthcare” category at iPhone Dev Camp in 2009 and 2011 and receive “Honorable Mention” at iPad Dev Camp 2010. She won top prizes in iOS app at Muther! Hackathon in 2011. She is also a winner recipient of Nokia Open Screen Project Fund in 2010.

Bess has presented at major tech conferences and events in Web20 Expo SF, Where20 Conference, Plug and Play Mobile Play conference, Silicon Valley Code Camp (SVCC), Techcrunch Disrupt Hackathon, Silicon Valley China Wireless Conference (SVCW) and local user groups. She served as the Technical Editor of the first Open Social developer book “Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with MySpace Platform”, written by MySpace Chief Software Architect. She is also the book author of “Sam Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours”.