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.
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.
Elan Lennard discusses porting a desktop app to a mobile device: choosing the functionality that makes sense, make it look great, and deciding between native and HTML5.
Peter Friese compares several cross-platform mobile development approaches: Native, Web, Client-side Web, Hybrid, Interpreted and Cross-Compiled, outlining their pros and cons.
Robert Altland discusses what makes a great enterprise mobile application: types of apps, features, technologies and best practices.
Dave Johnson introduces PhoneGap: how to write apps with it, the existing community, an API overview, extending PhoneGap, tooling, libraries, and an argument on web vs. native apps.
Josh Long and Roy Clarkson discuss developing native mobile applications for Android with Spring Android.