Mobile Web Development

May 17, 2011 @ 7:00pm – Mobile Web Development

Description

Developing applications for mobile devices introduces a new set of challenges. Some of these challenges include learning new languages required for native platforms, developing for multiple devices, testing considerations, and more.

This presentation will focus on how you can leverage your existing web skills to build mobile web applications. The emphasis will be on developing mobile web applications once and running on multiple platforms using the jQuery Mobile framework. The application profiled – ICE mobile – is a real-time market data and trading app for ICE’s major markets.

Speakers

Edwin Marcial is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Technology Officer for the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). Mr. Marcial leads a team of very talented technologists as they enhance the ICE’s core trading, clearing and data systems and build new applications for the advancement of the Intercontinental Exchange. In 2007, Mr. Marcial was named the Georgia Corporate CIO of the Year, and in 2009 he was named as one of InfoWorld’s top 25 CTOs. Mr. Marcial holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida’s College of Engineering.

Mark Eagle is the Director of Web Development at IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (ICE). He is responsible for application development for the corporate website (www.theice.com) and other web initiatives including mobile development. Mark has been a long time Java developer but enjoys working with other languages and frameworks that offer flexibility, simplicity around domain specific problems, and are fun to work with.

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