Jeff French covers the pros and cons of native app development vs. HTML5 hybrid app development so one can make the right choice based on the needs of his app.
Halle Winkler overviews the state of speech technology, examining the opportunities in usability and new forms of usage that become available with speech interfaces in mobile apps.
Hannah Dee describes the 'Android Programming Family Fun Day', a one day AppInventor workshop introducing kids and their parents to mobile phone programming.
Burin Asavesna shares his team’s experience building applications with PhoneGap Build.
Mo Ramezanpoor discusses how two different activity tracking apps -"Zombies, Run!" and "The Walk"- have different approaches for tracking user activity.
Tomomi Imura takes a look at the current state of HTML5 and how it supports mobile web development, comparing to where it was a year ago.
Grant Davies introduces Xamarin and demos creating a cross-platform mobile application.
Chris Risner demos an Android app built with Azure Mobile Services using structured data stored in the cloud, GCM push notifications with a single line of code, authentication, security and others.
Filip Maj introduces UI testing for web, native and hybrid apps on simulators or real devices with Appium, an open source framework built on WebDriver.
Jacob Rutledge introduces Google Glass, what can be done with it and how to get started programming against it with Android SDK, sharing his own experience with it as a consumer and developer.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Oracle, Simon Ritter looks at how Embedded Java and a Raspberry Pi were used for Audi S3, and how JavaFX has been used for an in-car information system.