Two engineers from Nitobi will do a deep dive on phoneGap, showing off it's core features, talk about the plug-ins being built and the phoneGap Cloud build service.
Building for bada with phoneGap
bada is a smartphone platform that allows developers to create feature-rich applications that elevate the user experience in mobile spaces. Long story short, Samsung is aiming to bring the smartphone experience to the mass market with a robust, feature-rich, yet affordable mobile platform.
With 5M devices on the market and 10M in the first half of this year, it's a platform to watch out for! Samsung will be presenting an introduction of the ba
da platform, its market share and the latest bada devices, as well as a demonstration on how PhoneGap runs on the bada platform.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm - checkin and networking, and pizza provided by Samsung
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - phoneGap ecosystem
8:00 pm - 8:15 pm - PayPal plug-in for phoneGap on iOS
8:15 pm - 8:45 pm - Building for bada with phoneGap
Jesse MacFadyen, Senior Developer at Nitobi
As an active and contributing member of the PhoneGap open-source project, Jesse is passionate about bringing device level functionality across multiple mobile devices through simple web-tech APIs.
Sidney Maestre - Developer Evangelist at PayPal
Sidney Maestre is a Developer Evangelist with PayPal and the organizer of BAM! Bay Area Mobile a meetup focused on jQuery Mobile, AIR, and other multi-platform mobile technologies. He lead the Bring Your Own Laptop session "Building mobile applications with jQuery" at Adobe MAX 2010, presented "Intro to jQTouch" at the Sencha Conference 2010 and will present again at Adobe MAX 2011 on Building apps with jQuery Mobile.
Hod Greeley, Engineering Manager, Android at Samsung
Hod Greeley has been programming professionally for over 17 years. He has worked in a variety of software fields, including computational physics and chemistry, computer and network security, investment management, and mobile devices. He is currently an engineer and team lead at Samsung’s San Jose Mobile Communications Lab, Mobile R&D Group, where he focuses on the Android platform. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from Columbia University.