Building Apps with

  • June 10, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • ThoughtWorks

Build a Complete App with Cloud Platform: HTML5 + Mobile Backend + API 

Join us as architect and developer, Shawn Johnson, shows how to create mobile apps with  Learn how to build a complete mobile app with the cloud platform. We will build the mobile app UI with HTML5/jQuery Mobile using visual drag and drop builder. Connect to integrated mobile backend services, and to 3rd party APIs. Use Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) for native device features, Push Notifications, and build/deploy the app. This is a live coding workshop where attendees will be able to test the app as its being built.   Please bring your laptops and be ready to build an app in an hour! offers a cloud-based rapid development environment with integrated back-end services and a rich catalog of API plug-ins that simplify integration with cloud services and enterprise systems. It combines the simplicity of visual development with the power of JavaScript to create cross platform enterprise apps rapidly.

About the Speaker

Shawn Johnson


A mobile developer with extensive experience in the industry, Shawn Johnson developed his first mobile app in 2000. He continues to assist and influence clients in creating mobile apps that boost company visibility in a fun and interactive way. When not implementing his own mobile app designs, he mentors aspiring mobile developers to become successful in the industry.

Update:  Please make sure to bring your laptops, as this will be working session.  Also, please sign up for a free account, here, prior to arriving at the workshop so we can all be ready to get started.

Plenty of food and drinks will be provided.  A big thanks to our sponsor ThoughtWorks for hosting this event!

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    Excellento! Met wonderful ladies, and it was excellent class. is real cool stuff. I loved the hands on learning experience. Kudos to our teacher Shawn Johnson. He was so patient and interactive with us!

    1 · June 11, 2014

  • stephanie t.

    Great application. Will definitely have fun using this one!

    1 · June 11, 2014

  • Kenyana

    I loved it. Wonderful group of ladies.

    1 · June 11, 2014

  • Daniel Flores d.

    I understand now!

    2 · June 10, 2014

  • Monique B.

    I won't be able to make it tonight. Enjoy.

    June 10, 2014

  • Heather F.

    I emailed Erica last night. I will not be able to attend due to a death in the family.

    June 10, 2014

  • Michelle S.

    Sorry storming bad here

    June 10, 2014

  • Human E.

    How's the weather in Atlanta?

    June 10, 2014

  • Daniel Flores d.

    Hello. We are at the elevators and the 14th floor button in the elevator will not function without a key card

    June 10, 2014

    • Daniel Flores d.

      Security is helping access the 14th floor. check with them if your elevator's 14th floor button is not responding.

      June 10, 2014

  • Erica S.

    Additional Info on Parking Provided by the ThoughtWorks Team:

    There is a public parking garage at the 100 building accessible on Peachtree Street (right before 14th Street).

    From parking, go to the mall level (red) and turn right at Moe's Mexican Grille to get to the elevators. There will be a set if glass doors that security will leave one for entrance. Take elevator to 14th floor and enter the office through the back door (turn right off the elevator).

    Guests taking MARTA can enter the building from the side mall doors by Chick-Fil-A and follow the same directions once in the mall.

    1 · May 22, 2014

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