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November 2012 Jozi JUG - IOS and Android development using PhoneGap GWT

Richard Kolb will develop an PhoneGap GWT application from scratch that can be deployed on an iPhone or Android device and use phone functionality like the GPS and HTML5 offline storage while writing pure Java.

Agenda:
18:00 – 19:00 Networking and supper
19:00 – 20:00 Presentation
20:00 onward Networking

Sponsors for the evening are Discovery.

About the speaker:
Richard Kolb has enjoyed coding Java professionally since 2001 and is passionate about promoting Java and Open Source in South Africa. He was the test lead for the Oracle Glassfish 3.1 release and involves himself in other open source projects on a daily basis.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello Everyone that attended :)
    Thanks for coming!

    1) The showcase application I demoed on a iPad3, Android 2.1 phone, Android 3 tab, Android 4 phone, Windows 2008 tab last night is downloadable from PhoneGap Build.
    https://build.phonegap.com/apps/249950/share

    The plain ugly Hello World HTML version is also downloadable : https://build.phonegap.com/apps/249918/share

    2) You can also give GWT 2.5 a spin , even if it's in Eclipse (Marius and Myron ) ;-)
    http://mojo.codehaus.org/gwt-maven-plugin/user-guide/archetype.html

    3) You can also check out the fancy demo I hacked together using m-gwt and gwt-phonegap
    https://github.com/rjdkolb/jozijug_phonegapdemo
    You will need to read Google's MVP to understand the concepts : https://developers.google.com/web-toolkit/doc/latest/DevGuideMvpActivitiesAndPlaces

    Java is so cool!
    Richard.

    November 27, 2012

  • Nick A.

    Great topic , very interesting

    November 26, 2012

  • Tomasz S.

    Oh man another interesting talk and i am far far away...

    November 21, 2012

    • Tomasz S.

      Ok hey Abel, finally you went for the Jug :) Anyhow, if you decide to record, I highly recommend parleys.com - if you do not have an account, contact Stephan Janssen he'll create you a free JUG space.

      November 22, 2012

    • Michael W.

      Recording is a great idea. I'll try track down some equipment.

      November 23, 2012

  • Pavel T.

    We have basement parking reserved for Jozi JUG visitors at the 155 West building basement. The Auditorium is just to your right as you exit the basement lifts/stars - past reception on your left and straight ahead of you.

    The entrance to the parking can be seen on Google Street View: http://goo.gl/maps/7Mt8J.

    You want to be driving North-West on West St, if you're driving South-East (towards Rivonia Rd), you will have to do a U-turn and come back.

    See yo all there! :-)

    November 15, 2012

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