Robert Shilston demoes an FT app, discussing the technology choices and architectural approaches that have been used to solve some of the most difficult technical challenges faced in web development. Topics covered will include layout and interactions,native wrappers,testing and QA, and how to manage regular, reliable and successful deployments of an offline cached application.
Robert Shilston is a director of the FT's Labs division, which works on experimental web technologies and produces products such as the FT web app. He is currently responsible for the technical delivery of the FT web app and its hosting infrastructure.
Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.