pinch/zoom is pleased to host the Seattle iOS DevCamp 2010—a three day event focused on iOS and the future of mobile.
The unconference style event, will invite participants—made up of both designers and developers—to collaborate together to build native or web-based applications or services targeted at iOS devices over a three day period.
In addition to the unconference we will also be offering eight sessions on Saturday from a number of Northwest mobile experts. Topics will range from better understanding the mobile market, how the iPhone is changing it, and how to design and build an application for iOS and beyond.
Friday 8/20Social Mixer sponsored by pinch/zoom (5 to 8pm)
The weekend starts with a social event. Open to all. Please RSVP by selecting the above free ticket.
Saturday 8/21"iOS & Beyond" Sessions (9:30 to 5:30pm)
If the hack-a-thon isn't your thing, then we have a full day of speakers discussing the topic of "iOS & Beyond."
We'll discuss a variety of topics, including:
the future of mobile
mobile market trend
what role iPhone and iPad play in mobile
the state of the iPhone market and ecosystem
how to understand and design for the mobile context
what are iAds and how will they impact the future of advertising
how to build mobile applications with PhoneGap
native versus mobile web
how to make money in mobile
The confirmed speakers for Saturday are:
Chetan Sharma—curator of Mobile Future Forward on September 8
Dave Shea—creator of the CSS Zen Garden and author of The Zen of CSS Design
Joe Marini—Program Manager for Windows Phone and author of The Document Object Model
Andrew Lunny—Developer for Nitobi creators of PhoneGap
Kevin Stewart—Developer & Product Engineer
Lauren Isaacson—Mobile Strategist & Market Researcher
Brian Fling—founder of pinch/zoom and author of O'Reilly's Mobile Design and Development
iOS Hack-a-thon (9 to 9pm)
Developers for the hack-a-thon are welcome to work from the office, catch a session or two. We'll be on hand to help concept and provide our guidance during the event. Come to learn, to play or to code an awesome app.
Enter apps into the main iOS DevCamp event in San Jose for prizes.
Sunday 8/22iOS Hack-a-thon (9 to 5pm)
The hack-a-thon continues on the final day.
We are asking participants for a small fee to help cover for food and beverage over the course of the three days.