Building Mobile Apps with HTML5

*Note - This will be held on the 2nd floor...Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments and networking. Talk starts at 7.

About the presentation:

Mobile is hot, and everyone wants to learn how to use HTML5 to create rich mobile experiences across multiple platforms. HTML5 and related toolsets enable sophisticated mobile apps that can compete well with native apps, supporting features like offline storage, camera access, and other device capabilities. This session will give you the big picture on the mobile HTML5 development and deployment ecosystem. Find out what's possible and see how to solve a broad range of challenging problems. You'll learn how a variety of tools and frameworks solve problems by seeing how they were applied, using a production healthcare app as an illustrative example. We'll touch on many technical topics, including cache manifests, offline storage, rich HTML5 frameworks, deployment and security options.

About the speaker:

This session will be led by Jeff Garbers, CTO of Atlanta mobility startup Rover Apps. Jeff has been a pioneer in the field of computing since the early days of the PC. His commercial software products have shipped millions of copies over the years. An expert on usability, mobility, and data communications, Jeff is an engaging speaker willing to share his vast knowledge on the timely topic of mobile Web technology


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From 400 South/I-85 Southbound:
Take exit 84 for 17th St toward 14th St/10th St. Follow signs to 14th St. Make left onto 14th St NW. Turn left at Peachtree St NE. NOTE: Promenade II Building is on the left side right across from the Four Seasons (bronze-colored building). We're on the 22nd floor.

From I-75 Southbound:
Take exit 250 for 16th St toward 14th St/10th St. Follow signs to 14th St. Make left onto 14th St NW. Turn left at Peachtree St NE. Promenade II Building is on the left side right across from the Four Seasons (bronze-colored building). We're on the 22nd floor.

From Airport/I-85 Northbound:
Take exit 250 toward Tenth St/Fourteenth St/Georgia Tech. Merge onto Williams St NW. Make right onto 14th St NW. Turn left at Peachtree St NE. Promenade II Building is on the left side right across from the Four Seasons (bronze-colored building). We're on the 22nd floor.

MARTA:
We're off the Arts Station Stop. Walk up 15th Street. Promenade II Building is on the right side across from the Arts Center Building. We're on the 22nd floor.

EVENT PARKING Parking lots are plentiful:

  • Lot between Mariott and Four Seasons on 14th Street (entrance on right).
  • Attached garage next to building (entrance is off 15th Street).
  • Lot on Spring St. between 14th and 13th St (entrance on left of 13th St).
  • Lot on West Peachtree St NW between 16th and 15th St (entrance on left).

 

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  • Jeff Garbers

    I've posted the slides from the presentation here. They may not stand alone very well, as I do like to talk and not just read slides, but if you have questions just post them here and I'll try to answer them. Thanks! http://files.roverapps.com/rove...­

    July 23, 2012

  • Richard Massicott

    As a marketing person I learned a lot about HTML5 plus more on how it fits into MOBILE APPS. This information increases my ability to influence business prospects decisions on interactive internet marketing and website development.

    July 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good presentation, very timely.

    July 21, 2012

  • Matt Haynes

    Really good talk.

    July 20, 2012

  • Mike Parks

    Very good information in a great presentation by Jeff!

    July 20, 2012

  • Durrell Lyons

    My amazing job schedule me to work a late shift so a co worker could go on vacation, therefore I was unable to make it as well. Is it possible I could get some notes and resources from the meetup as well.

    July 20, 2012

  • Jeff Garbers

    We'll post a link here; that'll probably be the easiest way for anybody who was there (or who wasn't) to find out about it.

    July 20, 2012

  • Meredith Kahan

    Fabtastic presentation. Jeff is a great presenter.

    July 20, 2012

  • Bruce Goldsmith

    The presentation was extremely thorough and entertaining. The information was great and the presenter had a wealth of knowledge.

    July 20, 2012

  • Derrick Morton

    ok cool thanks Jeff. Where there be a link to go to or do i just return here?

    July 20, 2012

  • Jeff Garbers

    Derrick - we're working on flattening the slides so they're more suitable for review. Might be a day. Thanks!

    July 20, 2012

  • Sathyapriya

    Great meet up..very informative and useful!

    July 20, 2012

  • Derrick Morton

    Are there any notes or resources for those who wore unable to attend?

    July 20, 2012

  • David Massey

    Hard to find at first, but beer and pizza is always a plus! The content was very high level, but the speaker was quite good and it was worth showing up for.

    July 20, 2012

  • Pete Sadel

    Excellent presentation by a very knowledgeable speaker.

    July 20, 2012

  • joe

    Great information and good presentation.

    July 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Impressive Presentation, Creative Company, Looking for more such Interesting Sessions

    July 20, 2012

  • Tim Carter

    Excellent coverage of the mobile web development kandscape. Looking forward to some deep dives.

    July 20, 2012

  • Richard Massicott

    As a marketing person I learned a lot about HTML5 plus more on how it fits into MOBILE APPS. This information increases my ability to influence business prospects decisions on interactive internet marketing and website development. Your meetup last evening was very helpful. I am particularly interested in marketing and appreciate the information provided. I have attended over 30 different developer meetups to find out what and who is out there to inform our business members and help them find the right folks. If you like, shoot me your email address to see their names and URLs, or view my LinkedIn profile. Thanks. RICHARD

    July 20, 2012

  • James Ledford

    Good overview for building web apps. Good size crowd. Speaker had nice perspective on creating apps.

    July 20, 2012

  • Michael Beisheim

    Great presentation by Jeff!

    July 20, 2012

  • Brock Newman

    Great turnout and speaker!

    July 20, 2012

  • Tim Corbett

    Great turn out! Very useful info shared! Anyone looking for a change, hit me up [masked]

    July 20, 2012

  • Michelle Johnston

    Excellent, great overview and gave me many ideas and lightbulb moments!

    July 20, 2012

  • Travis Bailey

    Good high level summary... a little legacy on info.

    July 20, 2012

  • Tim Corbett

    What a great turn out!! The speaker did a great job, a lot of very useful info shared! Heard nothing but positive responses to people I talked with.

    July 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very well put together presentation. Large turnout.

    July 20, 2012

  • Wesley Hales

    Jeff did a great job presenting on mobile apps!

    July 20, 2012

  • Cameron Webb

    Saweeet! Thanks for the info!

    July 19, 2012

  • Darren Cato

    They do have bike racks. I believe at most of the entrances.

    July 19, 2012

  • Derrick Morton

    Looks like I'm going to miss it after all...will there be any archived webinars?

    July 19, 2012

  • Jacob Terry

    @Cameron the building has bike racks. On the 15th street side. A lady in my office that rides to work says they've got a camera watching them, too.

    July 19, 2012

  • Lee Jordan

    I'm not going to be able to make it after all - Will there be notes sent out afterward? I was really looking forward to this presentation.

    1 · July 19, 2012

  • Wesley Hales

    @Cameron - I would hope so. They do have a parking garage, but not 100% sure about bike racks.

    July 19, 2012

  • Cameron Webb

    I know I'm late to the party, but does the building have any bike racks or should I go leave my bike at arts center station?

    July 19, 2012

  • Jeff Garbers

    I'll be going over a lot of content, and of course taking questions, but we won't be actually building apps during the session -- it's more of an overview of options, as there are so many. So unless you'll want to take notes on your laptop, you can probably leave it home.

    July 18, 2012

  • Michelle Johnston

    should we bring lap tops? is it interactive?

    July 18, 2012

  • Richard Massicott

    B2B marketing and sales expertise from corporate manager level to "C Suite" learning more about IT.

    July 17, 2012

  • Wesley Hales

    Folks - We will meet on the 2nd floor for this one. @Jeff - I usually park in the lot beside the 4 Seasons hotel and walk across to the meetup.

    July 11, 2012

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