[ajug-announce] Next Meeting - May 18: Easy mobile development (IPhone, Android, iPad) without native code
gunnar at hillert.com
Thu May 13 19:12:21 EDT 2010
Dear AJUG members!
This is just a friendly reminder that the May meeting is here. This
month our very own Pratik Patel will talk about "Easy mobile development
without native code". I was just reading about the latest statistics on
mobile phone sales, which are stating that Android-based phones outsold
iPhones for the first time and both platforms have now roughly the same
Therefore, the option of being able to develop for both platforms (and
others as well) with a single development approach does sound very
compelling. Additionally, for us application developers, mobile
platforms are getting increasingly important. Therefore, please join us
for this very educational and free event!!
Lastly, if you would like to present on Java/JVM related topics at our
monthly AJUG meetings and/or at the DevNexus 2011 conference, please
contact us at *info at ajug dot org*.
_This month's meeting details:_
*When:* May 18, 2010 @ 7:00pm
*Where:* Holiday Inn Select - Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
*Who:* Pratik Patel
*What:* Easy mobile development (IPhone, Android, iPad) without native code
So you have a great idea for an IPhone app, you've tried learning
Objective-C, but it's just too hard. What about those other new
platforms like Palm Pre and Android? Who wants to write the same app
three times? Four times if you count Blackberry! Fear not, there is a
much easier way for you to develop on the IPhone. Using a development
style called "hybrid mobile applications" you can write apps for IPhone
and other platforms using stuff you already know: HTML, CSS and
* Pratik Patel wrote the first book on 'enterprise Java' in 1996, "Java
Database Programming with JDBC." He has also spoken at various
conferences such as the Net Database Summit, WWW7 and the No Fluff tour.
Pratik's specialty is in large-scale Java applications for
mission-critical use. He has designed and built enterprise applications
in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors.
Pratik holds a master's in Biomedical Engineering from UNC, has worked
in places such as New York, London, and Hong Kong, and currently lives
in Atlanta, GA.
* 4t Networks (http://www.4tvirtual.com)
* Anteo Group(http://www.anteogroup.com)
* Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)(http://www.theice.com/jobs.jhtml)
* JBoss (http://www.jboss.com)
* Sun/Oracle (http://www.sun.com)
* Matrix (http://www.matrixresources.com/)
* GCA Technology Services (http:// <http://www.gca.net>www.gca.net
* Adorsys (http://www.adorsys.com/)
*Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody
4386 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: (770) 457-6363
Fax: (770) 458-5282
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