With the proliferation of mobile devices and app-powered consumer electronic devices, it is more important than ever to be able to target these many platforms in the most efficient way possible. If you are deploying to iOS, Android, or even a ten foot touch wall, you don't want to have to rewrite your application for every platform. This session introduces users to the world of cross-platform multi-screen development by looking at not only the software behind this revolution, but the hardware that is changing how users interact with their data. We will discuss the state of these devices, the development platforms that are available, and focus on two of the major platforms for building true cross-platform experiences: HTML5 and Flash. This session will answer these questions: 1) What are the popular development platforms available to build cross-platform multi-screen software? 2) What are some considerations when developing software for multi-screen applications? 3) How do I get started developing on these platforms? and 4) What is the future of multi-screen software?
Brian LeRoux is the lead at Nitobi Software with the prestigious title SPACELORD!1!! He also has the dubious distinction of being the creator of wtfjs.com and crockfordfacts.com. To make matters worse he actually has a non-breaking space tattoo. Aside all these ridiculous distractions he is also responsible for leading the direction on the wildly popular PhoneGap free software project that has the audacious goal to provide a web platform complete with Device APIs for nearly all smartphone operating systems.
Software developer, science fiction writer, and cartoonist.
Currently based in Dallas, Texas, Daniel Dura is Vice President of Product Development at Dedo Inc., Dedo is focused on providing both hardware and software solutions for interactive displays systems, tablets, and mobile devices.
Most recently, Daniel was Senior Platform Evangelist at Adobe focusing on Adobe AIR, Flex, and Flash. After joining Macromedia in 2003, Daniel helped in partner development, engineering, consulting and marketing of numerous projects including the AOL Instant Messenger API for Macromedia Central, the Yahoo! Maps Flash API, and Flash Platform API for Facebook. In the past he was also product manager on the Adobe AIR team focusing on platform validation and API design and also helped lead developer outreach efforts as a Product Manager for Developer Relations.
Daniel is a well respected speaker who has given presentations on Flash, AIR, Flex, ActionScript, and numerous web technologies all over the world to thousands of developers at user groups, meetings, and conferences.
Jonathan Campos has been specifically building web applications since 2000 using a variety of tools and languages for many different clients.
Jonathan is currently the Director of Software Development at Dedo Interactive Inc. in Dallas Texas and Co-Owner of UnitedMindset with friend Dimi Arhontidis.
Jonathan leads various development teams and advises for multiple companies around the world along with being an active trainer in Flex development.
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