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Track: Smart phones

The smartphone has turned into the go-to computing device for many users in just a few years. The mobile phone has transformed from a communication device into the medium for accessing social webs, media content, and doing business. At Øredev you will learn how to take advantage of the iPhone platform that started the revolution, as well as Android and other emerging platforms vital for your users in the new age of mobile computing.


10:15 - 11:05

C/C++ programming on Android

Android is a Java-centric mobile operating system built on top of Linux. For those times when the Android API doesn't do what you want, or doesn't do it fast enough, you can always get down-and-dirty with C/C++. The author discusses the hows and whys of so-called "native" programming in Android and shows some examples.

Michael Jennings

Mike Jennings has been programming computers since 1980 and most recently was a senior software engineer at Google London, then head of mobile engineering for The Daily Telegraph. Currently he lives in his native Canada and does freelance consulting for various clients.

11:20 - 12:10

Exploring Windows Phone Development – Part 2

Learn about intermediate Windows Phone concepts including the application lifecycle model, data binding, navigation system, and how to build the best app experience through 10 very useful tips. 

Jeff Wilcox

Jeff Wilcox is a Senior Software Development Engineer on the Silverlight team, currently working on Silverlight for the Windows Phone and the phone application development story. Jeff was a founding member of the Silverlight Toolkit team, created and designed the Silverlight Unit Test Framework. Previously he worked on the ASP.NET team. Jeff is an alumnus from the University of Michigan with a degree in Computer Science.

13:10 - 14:00

The Power of MeeGo

MeeGo a mobile Unix platform where Qt applications are easy to write.

Sami Viitanen

Sami works at Forum Nokia focused in providing Developers with the latest Nokia experiences through tech workshops. Previously Sami has worked in Digia’s Consultancy team, providing technical training and consulting for Symbian OS projects worldwide. His working history includes working as an entrepreneur and partner as well as in globally operating mobile companies from areas like software design and testing to project and product management – as well as expert positions.

14:15 - 15:05

UIKit Tips and Tricks for iPhone

Best practices, useful tips and little-known features for taking your iPhone application to the next level. Discussion of what to do (and what not to do) for best results in iPhone app programming.

Evan Doll

Evan Doll worked at Apple for the past six years on products including the iPhone and iPad. He delivered popular presentations on iPhone development at WWDC 2008 and 2009. During 2009 he taught the popular iPhone app development course at Stanford University, with over 5 million downloads on iTunes U. Evan currently is the cofounder of a technology startup in Palo Alto.

15:35 - 16:25

Building Cross-platform Mobile Applications with Appcelerator

Wouldn't it be great to use your current web development skills to build native smart phone applications? Wouldn't it be great to deploy the same code to both iOS and Android devices and have a native experience on both devices without the need for learning a line of Objective C or Java? Well now you can with Titanium Mobile. Learn what you can with Titanium Mobile and see it in action.

Andrew Chalkley

Andrew is a big fan of jQuery and has been using it since its initial release. His work has included writing Ruby on Rails applications for the insurance sector, developing the the front end for various public and private facing government websites.
He is currently working with commercial and non profit organisations working on a variety of educational websites and iPhone projects. Andrew speaks all over the UK on open source technologies such as Rails, jQuery and Appcelerator for Mobile.

16:40 - 17:30

Smartphone Panel Debate

Panel debate with Speakers from the Smartphone track.

Chris Hughes will be Moderator.

Chris Hughes

Chris spends the daytime hours hacking on small computers like the iPhone and Android based devices. His internet fame grew when his exploits of the first generation iPhone were made public. Being featured on the front page from reddit to the Wall Street Journal. Chris has worked as a mobility engineer at Google, and in a twist of irony, later went on to join AT&T. Give Chris  a soldering gun, and a compiler and watch a number of voided warranties evolve into something cool.

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