Tuesday, May 24th Meeting: Mobile Application Development Roundtable: iOS, Android, WP7

May 2, 2011 § 2 Comments

When: 6:00 PM Meet & Greet, 6:30 PM Presentations
Where: Bank of America, 9000 Southside Blvd., Building 500  (click here to map)

In Jacksonville, we are extremely lucky to have residents who have authored books on three major mobile application development platforms–iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7.  During this roundtable discussion, these authors will discuss what they view as strengths of each platform, the architectural approach and tools needed to build solutions on each platform, and make predictions on what they think the mobile marketplace will look like in 2015. Then, we will open the floor for an open discussion with attendees. Two dozen t-shirts are being have been printed (see photo below) specifically for this event and will be given away on a first-register basis, so hurry up and register at the link below!

Panel Participants:

Rob Warner, co-author of “Pro Core Data for iOS”

Michael Privat, co-author of  “Pro Core Data for iOS”

Henry Lee, co-author of “Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development.”

Satya Komatineni, author of “Pro Android 3”

Please take a moment to register so that we have enough pizza for everybody: http://jaxarcsig-may2011.packedhouseevents.com/

About Presenters: 

Michael Privat

Michael Privat is the president and CEO of Majorspot, Inc., developer of several iPhone and iPad apps:

  • Ghostwriter Notes
  • My Spending
  • iBudget
  • Chess Puzzle Challenge

He is also an expert developer and technical lead for Availity, LLC, based in Jacksonville, Florida. He coauthored Pro Core Data for iOS (Apress, 2011). He earned his master’s degree in computer science from the University of Nice in Nice, France. He moved to the United States to develop software in artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He now lives in Jacksonville, Florida, with his wife, Kelly, and their two children.

Rob Warner

Rob Warner is a senior technical staff member for Availity, LLC, based in Jacksonville, Florida, where he works with various teams and technologies to deliver solutions in the health care sector. He coauthored Pro Core Data for iOS (Apress, 2011) and The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace (Apress, 2004), and he blogs at www.grailbox.com. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida, with his wife, Sherry, and their five children.

Henry Lee

Henry Lee is the owner of ToeTapz, a company that specializes in creating Windows Phone 7 solutions.

Satya Komatineni

Satya Komatineni has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from
Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, and a Bachelors
degree in Electrical Engineering from Andhra University, Vizag, India.

He has been a programmer architecting, designing, and building
intelligent, flexible, solutions for large corporations. In over 23
years, to name, he worked with Assembly, C, C++, Rexx, Java, C#, Lisp,
Html, Javascript, CSS, SVG, Silverlight, Android, Lucene, and a
variety of databases.

In his words, he likes programming and he believes programming has the
capacity to transform the human condition.

He is currently working on exploring and writing about the Android
platform. He continues to work on his opensource efforts with
AspireWeb and KnowledgeFolders. You can see them used at
http://www.satyakomatineni.com and http://www.androidbook.com.

He is also a co-author of ProAndroid3
(http://www.satyakomatineni.com/proandroid3) which is in its 3rd
edition.

Jacksonville Software Architects thank TEK Systems for their continous support.

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