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Building a Complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with the Cloud Platform

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This month we are excited to have Max Katz, the head of Developer Relations for, showing us how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap app.

5:30-6:10: Networking and Food

Food, Soda, Beer and Networking. We are grateful to Emmet Rooney from TEksystems for their continued sponsorship of the Food and Soda! Our friends over at FullContact are bringing the beer, so a big thanks to them.

6:10-6:20: Announcements

6:20-7:30: Learn How to Build a Complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with the Cloud Platform - Max Katz

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 backend services, and to 3rd party APIs. Use Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) for native device features, build/deploy the app. This is a live coding session where attendees will be able to test the app as it's being built.

About Max Katz

Max Katz heads Developer Relations for, a cloud-based mobile app platform. He loves trying out new and cool REST APIs in mobile apps. Max is the author of two books “Practical RichFaces” (Apress 2008, 2011), and is a frequent speaker at developer conferences. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog: and Twitter: @maxkatz.

7:30: Door prizes:

JetBrains IDE License
Books - Provided by O'Reilly Media
Safari Books Online Subscription (1 year) - DevelopIntelligence

7:45: Networking/Food/Drinks at The Pour House.

Our sponsor,, will be hosting the food at The Pour House. Come join us for further discussion on topic of the night and whatnot.

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