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Free/Open Source Mobile Development: An Introduction - Waterloo, Canada

in Android, Entrepreneurship, Gadgets, Programming, YYZ1

Event Description

This event took place on February 4, 2009. Please see links to the videos in the schedule below.

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We are using Google Moderator to manage questions for the speakers at this event. To view, vote on, and contribute questions, please visit: Embedded mobile development is a key industry. Today's smart phones have more processing power, memory, and network bandwidth than servers & desktops in the not too distant past. They also have applications that could only be dreamed of in the past. This event will provide a synopsis of a few smart phone platforms and developing on them using free and open source software. Each speaker will be giving two presentations about each platform. In the first presentation each speaker will be an introduction to the platform. In the next presentation the speakers will show how to create a program a little more sophisticated than "hello world" on their respective platforms. Please see the bottom of this page for abstracts and a link to the biography of each speaker. This event is co-hosted by and


17:05-17:10 - Accelerator speaker - Tim Ellis 17:10-17:25 - Abdullah Bakhach 17:25-17:40 - FOSSLC speaker - Andrew Ross 17:45-18:05 - Jay Freeman - Introduction to free/open source development on the iPhone 18:10-18:30 - Jean-Michel Bouffard - Introduction to free/open source development on the OpenMoko 18:35-18:55 - Dilpreet Singh - Introduction to free/open source development on the Android 19:00-19:30 - Break 19:35-20:05 - Jay Freeman - iPhone application development HowTo workshop 20:10-20:40 - Jean-Michel Bouffard - OpenMoko application development HowTo workshop 20:45-21:15 - Dilpreet Singh - Android application development HowTo workshop 21:20-21:55 - Panel discussion - Jay Freeman, Jean-Michel Bouffard, Dilpreet Singh, chaired by Alex Kennberg 21:55-22:00 - Prizes & wrap-up

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2009


Accelerator Centre, 1st Floor, West Entrance
295 Hagey Blvd.
Waterloo, ON
43° 28' 54.0264" N, 80° 33' 6.9984" W
YYZ01.pdf4.02 MB
jean.pdf1.57 MB
jay freeman.pdf1.99 MB
dilpreet.pdf1.24 MB