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iBeacons for Everyone! From iOS to Android in C#

This month we are talking all about iBeacons!

iBeacons are taking the world by storm allowing developers to leverage Bluetooth Low Energy to give their apps location support that can work just about anywhere including indoors. This give you the ability to enable any number of scenarios based upon device proximity that were never before possible. From retail stores to even sports including the Super Bowl and MLB, you will soon be finding iBeacons just about everywhere. Introduced as a core feature of iOS 7 iBeacon support has now found it’s way to Android. You will learn what an iBeacon is, how they work, how you would want to use them, and how to get started making apps in both Android and iOS. All demonstrations will be coded in C#, but will be applicable to any iOS or Android developer in any language.

Schedule:

• 5:30PM - 6:15PM: Pizza + Social + Intro

• 6:15PM - 6:45PM: Lightning Talks (Submit your talk here)

• 7:00PM - 8:00PM: Main Talk

• 8:00PM - 8:30PM: Prizes + Social

Food + Beverages Provided By Xamarin 

Speaker:

James Montemagno is a Developer Evangelist at Xamarin. He has been a .NET developer for over a decade and over the last two years been developing multiple cross platform mobile apps using Xamarin Technology. He is a regular contributor on the Xamarin forums and is also very active on Twitter and his development blog MotzCod.es.


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