Maximiliano Firtman overviews of what you need to know, including labs testing on progressive enhancement, feature detection and HTML5 APIs: UI, core, data, network and hardware.
Tom Coupland discusses some of the various technologies investigated, and in many cases deployed at Nokia including Gradle, Spring, MongoDB and Clojure.
Alex Batlin and Shane Williams explore the challenges faced maintaining the security of mobile apps and also take a look at the enterprise implications with the push for BYOD.
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.
Phil Nash discusses iOS development, from the idiosyncrasies of Objective-C to how to test a mobile app to getting an app on the app store and getting it noticed.
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.
The panelists discuss Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS), each one presenting his company approach to this segment of the market.
Darach Ennis investigates data distribution biased for occasionally connected near-real-time data streaming in low fidelity environments with traditional messaging and discusses the nuances, tradeoffs and considerations that require a very different approach from traditional practices.
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.
Graham Lee discusses strategies and tools for testing iOS apps with a view to uncovering hidden security and usability issues.
Eric Burke advises on creating mobile applications for Android: the lifecycle of an app, loaders, fragments, Otto, DI, and others.
Ed Callahan and Derek Henninger demo building a SpringSource application with WaveMaker including web services, DB access and generating a mobile version of the app.