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Webilea #10 - Mobile first - Design matters

One billion people worldwide are using a smart phones, hundreds of millions have tablets. Without a doubt, the incredible success of the mobile devices is changing the way we use the internet. This also has its impact on how web applications should be designed and developed. Traveling, banking and media and other business models are moving into the mobile world.

The following three topics will be presented:

  • Facts, Figures and Trends about the usage of the mobile web by Mike Weber, Vice-President, the swiss mobile Association (smama)
  • Preview of Magnolia 5: First CMS worldwide developed on "mobile first" basis by Boris Kraft, CTO & Co-Founder Magnolia
  • Best Practice Responsive Web Design by Cristophe Schwyzer, Chief Creative, Cargo Media
  • How to Creat a Magazine-App for the Healthcare Professionals by Thomas Morscher, CEO Finebrain/Medical Insights Inc.

Join us for the presentation with some food, drinks and networking.

  • Doors open 19:00
  • Presentation starts: 19:30

We are looking forward to meet you all!

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  • Nicolas R.

    Photos, Videos and Slides from the event can be found online now

    January 13, 2013

  • Hape M.

    Why do you hold these events in English? One could tell that all the speakers were very knowledgable about their subjects, but because some of them lacked the language skills their knowledge came across very poorly. I thought we all missed out. Why can't the presentations be given in the speakers' native tongues? I think we would all greatly benefit.

    2 · January 10, 2013

    • Hape M.

      I don't agree, Nicolas. Meaning and insightful pieces of knowledge simply get lost if someone isn't proficient in speaking a language (never mind heavy accents and wrong sentence structures). Most people in Switzerland are multi-lingual or at least understand (High-)German, French & English anyway, so why not have the presentations in one of these there languages and leave it to the speakers which one of the three suits them best? After all that's what makes Switzerland such a great place, I think.

      1 · January 10, 2013

    • Philipp B.

      We were 5 participants from our company (Magnolia) and only 2 could follow a German presentation.

      I remember remarkably good presentations held in terrible english. While using your native language can make you sound more eloquent it won't fix your presentation structure, slides, missing anecdotes, ....

      Rule number one for good presentations is anyway - rehearse! - If you don't present in your native language, just rehearse twice ;-)

      4 · January 10, 2013

  • Dorothy

    Excellent - super

    January 10, 2013

  • Kate I.

    Gelungener Anlass, tolles Klima.

    January 10, 2013

  • Sven R.

    Good networking, most of the speeches were interesting.

    January 9, 2013

  • Reto

    Unfortunately can't make it this time :( Gogogo christophe! Also be sure to checkout the $fooBar drinkup on January 29th:

    January 4, 2013

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