Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.
Cameron Barrie, James Brett, Stewart Gleadow share lessons learned using Agile methodologies to build an iOS application, discussing its architecture and the benefits of hybrid apps.
Matt Lacey shares 10 tips for mobile developers porting their applications to Windows Phone.
Adam Blum covers the latest smartphone capabilities, advising developers to stay ahead of the pack with examples of hardware and applications that are at the forefront of this ever-changing frontier.
Bijan Vaez discusses building large-scale cross-platform mobile apps with HTML5 including offline support, real-time interactivity, and device APIs (camera, GPS).
Brittany Tarvin discusses the security and privacy issues related to mobile inter-app communication.
Michelle Andreassen takes a business-to-employee look at UX, prototyping and user testing of gamified enterprise mobile apps to see if these really do bring more value to the company beyond the hype.
Praful J Todkar and Cassandra Shum share their experience ending up with an architecture for a mobile application whose development was driven by user experience.
Michael Nuciforo covers the recent history of mobile banking from SMS alerts to Java, then Web and Native apps. It highlights the major trends, key industry players, and consumer expectations.
Anne Halsall reviews the nearly two-year process of designing, developing, and releasing the official mobile apps for Quora, sharing lessons and advice for creating apps across multiple platforms.
Josh Long and Roy Clarkson explain how to build for multiple platforms using RESTful services exposed through Spring MVC, HTML5 and client specific rendering thanks to Spring Mobile and Spring Android