Fast Mobile Development with Apache Cordova and Backbone.js

Come hear Garrett Miller of MapBox share his experiences in building a mobile app for the upcoming South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference. This presentation will focus on a higher-level approach to fast mobile development using Apache Cordova and Backbone.js. Garrett will touch on product goals, design, and implementation, along with showing the code and work as it progressed.

The app, which will allow users to quickly and playfully share their location, will be out in time for the presentation, definitely on iPhone and very likely on Android too.

About the Speaker:

Garrett Miller recently joined MapBox as a designer and developer. Before joining the team, Garrett was an early employee at Opower where he saw through its growth as a startup. He has also been responsible for numerous other projects including mashups of child art and illustration, interventionist window doodles, and the addictive node.js powered social drawing game Doodle or Die.

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  • Meetup C.

    New slides/video for Fast Mobile Development with Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) and Backbone.js. With a new interface for slides, now you can watch, fast forward and rewind by slide as well. http://9slides.com/Talks/Fast-Mobile-Development-with-Apache-Cordova-PhoneGap-and-Backbone-js.

    Also there is a re-edited version of the You Tube video hear.

    More to come soon.

    April 14, 2013

  • Meetup C.

    April 8, 2013

    • Meetup C.

      In the video itself. They are enlarged and super imposed over live shots.

      April 8, 2013

    • Omar H.

      Awesome presentation and great video edit.

      1 · April 9, 2013

  • Andrew C.

    Here are the slides but not much use without some context. Still waiting on video. https://speakerdeck.com/heyitsgarrett/super-fast-mobile-development

    April 6, 2013

    • Andrew C.

      I'm told video will be ready on Monday.

      April 6, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I appreciate all your efforts Andrew .. well presented

      April 6, 2013

  • Alberto S.

    Does anyone know if this talk was video recorded? I did notice someone with a tripod and camera. Would it be possible for the video to be posted for the group members to view?

    April 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Loved your presentation at MoDevEast last fall, Aaron

      April 5, 2013

    • Aaron S.

      thanks, still doing appcelerator work, but also doing HTML5 and native development. Have done some phonegap + backbone work and was interested in seeing more but couldnt make it to this event

      April 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great meeting yesterday!

    April 4, 2013

  • Nevin H.

    Top notch content, location, food, WiFi, the whole thing, thank you. We should all just upgrade our maps these days.

    April 4, 2013

  • Andrew C.

    Yes, a big thank you to Garrett and Fathom Creative! What a great presentation on MeatText.

    April 3, 2013

  • Greg M.

    Here are the Cordova slides from Brian Leroux and the excellent PhoneGap discussion from last summer.

    http://brian.io/slides/beyond-html5/#/41
    http://youtu.be/14MhSnFJ3dc

    April 3, 2013

  • Greg M.

    awesome demo! thanks Garrett and thanks to Fathom!

    April 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great job, Garrett! Thanks for appealing to all levels of developer/programmer..

    April 3, 2013

  • Andrew C.

    Since it may be hard to show code on the provided TV, you may want to bring your laptop so you can view the code our presentor will make available online. Don't worry if you don't though. Pizza should there at 7:00 and we'll try to get presentation started at 7:30.

    April 3, 2013

  • Will K.

    Bummed to miss this...

    March 26, 2013

  • Andrew C.

    Sorry for the last minute change up, but I have finally nailed down a new location. It will be next week, April 3rd, at Fathom Creative in DC. It is metro accessible so it may be easier for some of you to do that. We have the gallery from 7:00 - 9:00 PM and I will try to have pizza and drinks provided as well. Hope to see you all there!

    March 26, 2013

  • Steven W.

    Where will the meetup be held?

    March 25, 2013

    • Andrew C.

      It is in the process of being rescheduled, possibly to next week. Venue will change but will be in DC.

      March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm a web developer interested in mobile app development

    March 16, 2013

  • winston j.

    I am going

    March 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yes, please!

    March 6, 2013

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