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QCon New York Update (June 10-14): JavaScript, HTML5, Future of Mobile Tracks; Schedule Now Live

by Nitin Bharti on Mar 28, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 3-7, Join us!

The schedule is live for QCon New York 2013 with registrations 60% ahead of last year at this time. QCon New York will take place at the New York Marriott just outside of Manhattan (at the Brooklyn Bridge) on June 10-14, 2013. New speakers and sessions are being posted to the conference site every week.  You can get in early by reserving your seat now, saving $400 by Apr 19th.  

QCon New York features 2 days of tutorials (June 10-11, 2013) and 3 full conference days (June 12-14, 2013). The 'tracks-to-days' schedule is now live and can be viewed here.  

Hear about the latest tools, trends, and innovations in Mobile, JavaScript, and HTML5 development. Some of this year's track topics include: 

Tomorrow's Mobile
As we move into the post-PC world, both consumer and business applications are becoming mobile. What will this look like, and how can we be ready for it? What problems will we meet along the way, and what do we already know about their solutions? Sessions in this track include:

  • "Well Behaved Web Apps in the Haute Société of Native Apps," by Adrian Kosmaczewski, Author of "Mobile JavaScript Application Development”
  • "Design Patterns for Mobile Applications," by Saul Mora, Host of NSBrief podcast, MagicalRecord
  • "Hyper Focused to a Fault," by Brittany Tarvin, Chicago's GirlDevelopIT, iPhone/Mac
  • "Gamifying Enterprise Mobile Applications: Do We Have a Winner?," by Michelle Andreassen, Enterprise Architect at Lego

Track Host: Graham Lee, Author "Professional Cocoa Application Security"

The JavaScript Ecosystem
Hear leading experts provide valuable insight into how they leverage JavaScript for building innovative products and services. Learn about popular JavaScript  libraries and tools, motivations, best-practices, deployment patterns and more. Sessions in this track include:

  • "Surviving Big JavaScript projects," by Anton Kovalyov, Creator of JSHint, Mozilla Engineer
  • "Testable JavaScript," by Mark Ethan Trostler, Author of O'Reilly's 'Testable JavaScript'
  • "Web Browser Automation" by Jason Huggins, Co-founder of Sauce Labs
  • "JavaScript MVC Frameworks," by Erik Bryn, Ember.js core team

Track Host: Dio Synodinos, Research Platform Team Lead at C4Media

HTML5 and Modern Web Languages
What types of new programming languages and development environments beyond vanilla JavaScript are available to help us build truly sophisticated and innovative applications? Learn about the new tools, techniques and mechanisms that are helping us build more maintainable and manageable systems. Sessions in this track include:

  • "Meteor - A Radically Faster Web Development Platform," by Matt Debergalis, Meteor Founder and Core Developer
  • "Using Dart with Google Web Toolkit," by Shannon JJ Behrens 
  • "Wrangling WebRTC: Challenges and Opportunities for Real-time Communication," by Badri Rajasekar, Engineer Behind OpenTok API
  • "The CoffeeScript-Streamline Challenge," by Aseem Kishore, Senior developer of the Paper App

Track Host: Frank Greco, Chair, NYJavaSIG

See the complete list of track abstracts here

Related Tutorials

  • Creating iOS Apps in Objective-C
  • PhoneGap
  • Writing Real Apps with Dart
  • Building Web Applications with WebSocket
  • Testable JavaScript
  • Responsive Web Design

See the complete list of tutorials here 

QCon New York is the premier east coast event for team leads, architects, and project managers, with over 100 speakers presenting across 6 concurrent tracks.  There will be numerous opportunities for knowledge sharing and peer networking during the many breaks, evening parties, and facilitated open spaces.

There is no other event in the US with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the Java, .NET, HTML5, Mobile , Agile, and Architecture communities.

Registration is $1,795 (a $400 savings) for the 3 day event until April 19th, and increases afterwards every month. Group discounts are available. QCon is produced by InfoQ.com and runs annually in London, San Francisco, New York, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Tokyo and São Paulo. http://qconferences.com

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