At This Meetup:
Max Katz: Creating and Hosting HTML5 Mobile Apps in the Cloud
Abstract: Learn how to build HTML5 mobile apps using cloud services. Tiggzi is a cloud-based, visual HTML5, and jQuery Mobile mobile app builder. It's incredibly fast to build mobile apps connected to any REST API.
Bio: Max Katz, Head of Community and Developer Relations for Tiggzi (http://tiggzi.com), a cloud-based HTML5, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap mobile app builder. He loves trying out new and cool REST API's in mobile apps. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog: mkblog.exadel.com and Twitter: @maxkatz.
Andrew Smith: Create Native iOS and Android games using HTML5
Description: Join Andrew Smith to learn how to create native iOS and Android games using HTML5. He will talk about how the appMobi XDK tool helps Webdevelopers create cross platform games that feature a leaderboard, achievements, and analytics baked right in. Learn more here.
At Every Meetup:
- "Show & Tell" - 15 minutes lightning talks about exciting and interesting projects and ideas. Followed by 10 minutes shared Questions and Answers.
- The "Helpathon" - You bring your though (or simple) questions and the experts answer!
- "Hackfest" - Collaborative hacking groups; Creating awesome web apps together. Great opportunity for beginners to learn, experts to teach and ideas to materialize.
- "Reconvene" - Show the group's projects and plan the next meeting.
Drinks and great food! :)
The Show & Tell section is a great kick-start for an evening of learning, it sparks interesting discussions, provide a stage for ideas and skills sharing.
Following, the Hackfest is when groups are formed to collaborate on projects, promoting a hands-on collaborative environment to learn from experts and create cool new web projects.
The Great Tournament - Every 6 months, groups will be able to compete their projects to win great prizes and funding for a more serious product development.