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Into the Mind of the Nerd

How hard is it to build and publish a native app? All those technical decisions -which language, which framework, how many developers, what skill sets are needed? The options are mind boggling, especially for a non-technical entrepreneur --- that is --- until this May 13th panel.  

Into the Mind of a Nerd [May 13th]:

Join us as a team of developers build, design and publish an app in 59 minutes or less while the entire process is narrated for non-technical attendees.

That's correct!  A full explanation of each technical option will be explained at each fork in the development path. 

The Speakers/Developers: 

• Dave Shanley 

• Cody Garvin

• Jackson Gariety

This will be a very innovative panel not to be missed:

• Massively accelerate your technical understanding of developing apps

• Enjoy food and beer [for free...]

• Network with some interesting Portland innovators. 


Space is limited - Event is free - RSVP is required. 


Sponsors: 

CorSource: The Northwest’s leading Business Intelligence firm, CorSource specializes in data analytics, development and technical staffing.

CrowdCompass: The leading mobile app developer for conferences and meetings. 

WePost Media: WePost Media is a leading provider of digital media services.

Digital Aptitude: A radically different way of marketing. Strategic, ROI-focused and innovative.

TAO drives economic development for the region’s technology sector by promoting, connecting, and advocating for thousands of companies involved or affiliated with the software and technology industries.




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  • Spencer C.

    This format was a very cool way to show the development process. I wish the developers' screens were bigger though. A great way to end this season of IIM! Looking forward to the fall.

    1 · May 14, 2014

  • Elise H.

    Awesome panel and demonstration! It was great to have a presentation geared towards both technical and none technical folks. Cant wait for the next one.

    2 · May 14, 2014

  • Robert B.

    Great overview of what's involved in building an app, pointing out key but often overlooked items such as validating the market, defining the problem and UX. Good review of languages, frameworks and other development options.

    May 14, 2014

  • Andrew C.

    Fascinating panel. Thanks, Kevin, for organizing this thing. HUGE thanks to Jackson, Cody, and Dave for putting on such a great show. Amazing stuff!

    2 · May 14, 2014

  • Dan S.

    Great panel discussion! I am now approaching the "knows enough to be dangerous" stage. Watch out!

    May 14, 2014

  • Holly J.

    Thanks for the interesting presentation on "nerd" language. The app was well planned and executed; that was a tough assignment!

    May 14, 2014

  • Sam R.

    Outstanding.....Thank You Kevin for going the extra mile

    1 · May 14, 2014

  • Tom K.

    Excellent information! Great to witness the actual creation of a mobile app in less than an hour!

    1 · May 13, 2014

  • Rian Sergeant H.

    What a dedicated panel! So much information in such a short time. Thanks guys!

    May 13, 2014

  • John P.

    What's the url for the live stream since I can't be there?

    May 13, 2014

  • Kristina

    I'm looking forward to seeing how this process works

    April 22, 2014

  • Ruth Ann B.

    Download the Adobe 2013 Mobile Consumer Survey results. Helpful. http://digitalsavvy.blogspot.com/

    1 · May 8, 2014

  • David

    Looks very interesting would love to join in and see what I can learn and maybe spark my interest.

    May 7, 2014

  • Jon T.

    It's a little too technical for me but if I can help any of you with auto, home, life or business insurance, or retirement plans/rollovers, please contact me. I'll be happy to help -- no cost, no obligation, no pressure.

    May 7, 2014

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