FITC Mobile 2010

2010-09-16 00:00:00 2010-09-18 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Mobile 2010 Back for its second year, FITC Mobile is one of the only events covering all aspects of mobile content development – jam-packed with presentations, demonstrations, and panel discussions. With some of the most interesting and engaging presenters from around the world, FITC Mobile is two… Toronto FITC Toronto

A Marketer’s Take On Profiting From Mobile
We will look at the App business from a marketer’s perspective, as well as discuss how to approach differentiating your products. This will be a revised and updated version of… Read more…
Business
Brady Gilchrist
Advanced Android
The Advanced Android session will enable you to take the next steps in Android Development. You will learn some of the core Android features such as how to build and… Read more…
Web Dev
Faisal Abid
An Android App Case Study
What started as a simple attempt to make better decisions while driving home faster has turned into something much bigger including unexpected success as an OEM application (PhantomAlert) for the… Read more…
Web Dev
Adrian Lee-Kwen
Best UI Practices Across Various Mobile Platforms
In designing for mobile applications for the smartphone platforms today, there are several different paradigms regarding UI’s that change depending on their platform. The increasingly varied screen resolutions, pixel densities,… Read more…
Web Dev
Boris Chan
Brass Monkey, Seriously Fun Control
Infrared5 President and CEO, Chris Allen will present their new cutting edge Brass Monkey SDK for creating cross platform experiences. Brass Monkey is at its core a networking library for… Read more…
Web Dev
Chris Allen
Building Applications for Windows Phone 7 using Microsoft Silverlight (Part 1)
Together with part 2, this session gives an overview of the functionality for Silverlight applications that is unique to the Windows Phone application platform. Part 1 covers new input paradigms… Read more…
Web Dev
Mark Arteaga
Building Applications for Windows Phone 7 using Microsoft Silverlight (Part 2)
Together with part 1, this session gives an overview of the functionality for Silverlight applications that is unique to the Windows Phone application platform. Part 2 covers the new application… Read more…
Web Dev
Mark Arteaga
Building Native Cross-Platform Mobile Apps
To build a native mobile application, you need to know Objective-C or Java and specialized SDKs that are likely very unfamiliar. Not in this session! Yes, you can still build… Read more…
Web Dev
Rob Rusher
Canada to the World: From Front Street
Growing a global customer base is best done by leveraging strong relationships with roots in the region.  It is important to find partners that share your vision for growth and… Read more…
Business
Kunal Gupta
Canada’s State of the Mobile Nation – 2010
The Canadian mobile industry has come a long way in a few years. In 2010 the Wall Street Journal described Canada (and Toronto) as a “hotbed” of mobile innovation. Such… Read more…
Business
Tom Purves
Catalyst for AIR on Devices
This session will show you how you can use Flash Catalyst as the starting point for rapid application building for mobile devices with AIR. Along the way we’ll discuss both… Read more…
Web Dev
Terry Ryan
Coding Practices for Android developers
As more Android devices reach consumers, the different platforms and features offered on these devices start to present challenges to developers. Writing a single application to run on multiple devices… Read more…
Web Dev
Anna Schaller
Connect Phones to Big Screen Games with MegaPhone
Learn to create real-time, multiplayer, big-screen games that you control with a phone call. Play Pac Man, Pong, Racing, and Trivia with the audience. Then get out your laptop and… Read more…
Web Dev
Colin Moock
http://moock.org/
Create Cross-Platform Native Mobile Apps in Flex with OpenPlug ELIPS Studio
OpenPlug’s ELIPS Studio combines a Flex/Flash Builder plugin and an Actionscript/MXML SDK for creating native mobile applications for iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian. With ELIPS Studio, if you are… Read more…
Web Dev
Guilhem Ensuque
Developing Apps on Android as an Entrepreneur
This presentation is for both present and prospective Android developers, but other platform developers will benefit as well. Ash will attempt to compel you not to neglect your business and… Read more…
Web Dev
Ash Kheradmand
Developing Web Applications for BlackBerry®
The BlackBerry® Web Platform offers a robust and creative environment for building highly functional and visually rich web applications using standardized markup and scripting languages. This session provides an overview… Read more…
Web Dev
Adam Stanley
Finding and Fixing Memory Leaks on the iPhone
Join Owen Goss, founder of Streaming Colour Studios, as he teaches you how to use the Instruments Leaks tool to track down and fix memory leaks. The session will explain… Read more…
Web Dev
Owen Goss
Flash Platform for Mobile and Devices
2010 has seen the Flash evolve into a multi-screen web and application platform, created to drive innovation on the web and deliver new experiences on desktops, mobile phones, netbooks, tablets… Read more…
Web Dev
Mark Doherty
From Newton to Now! – A Collection of 15+ Years of Mobile UI and Usability Best Practices
A collection of 15+ years of Mobile UI and Usability best practices to help guide your next gen Mobile app design and development. In this session, Rock Jethwa, a leading… Read more…
Business
Rock Jethwa
Going Native with Android
A look at the Native Development Kit for Android (NDK) – writing C code to supplement the Java SDK Read more…
Web Dev
Frank Ableson
HTML5 and Mobile Web Development
Alex will do a deep dive into HTML5 features that look very promising for making rich web applications for desktop, tablets and mobile. A lot of this you can start… Read more…
Web Dev
Alex Kennberg
Intro to Unity – High-Quality Interactive 3D Content
Unity Evangelist Tom Higgins will give an overview of the award-winning Unity platform for creating games and rich 3D applications for web, mobile and console, highlighting some of the most… Read more…
Web Dev
Tom Higgins
Unity
Market Opportunities for Developers in Telecoms 2.0
More and more people are using mobile devices as their primary access for internet and web-based services. This demand is building a whole new market for applications that combine telecoms,… Read more…
Business
Marc Leclerc
Media Player Programming on iPad and iPhone
Weʼll have some fun with the MediaPlayer classes in iOS4, taking a look at custom views, pre-rolls, time-lines, local and streamed content. Read more…
Web Dev
Adam Hunter
Mobile Design That Doesn’t Suck
Creating mobile content presents some interesting challenges for the designer and developer alike. From screen size, button size, typeface, and layout decisions to using unique mobile capabilities such as the… Read more…
Inspire
Paul Trani
Adobe
Mobile Web: HTML5, CSS3 and Other Buzzwords
This session will explore various ways to enrich the quality of your mobile websites and webapps by utilizing the features introduced with HTML5, CSS3, and existing online services. Topics will… Read more…
Web Dev
Mohammad Jangda
Multiple Device Solutions: Innovation & Evolution
Many companies are now thinking about deploying RIAs across multiple device platforms. These platforms come with distinct challenges and considerations, such as consistent user experience, ROI strategy, technology differences, data… Read more…
Web Dev
Brian O’Connor
Optimized Networking and Data Handling on iOS 4
Explore the asynchronous network and data handling facilities in iOS 4, and the means by which you can create your own. Learn best-practices for network applications and how to manage… Read more…
Web Dev
Jim Dovey
Social Mobile: Opportunities at the Intersection of Social Media and Mobile Development
Until recently constrained by platform fragmentation and integration challenges, mobile campaigns are commanding increasing prominence alongside traditional web campaigns, thanks to the evolution of second generation social media APIs (e.g.… Read more…
Web Dev
Timothy Quinn
Starting-up a Mobile Development Company
In this seminar, Mario will be talking about the challenges of starting a mobile development company. He’ll discuss everything from contracts and insuring the success of your business, to hiring… Read more…
Business
Mario Zelaya
Street Cred – Becoming the iPad DJ, from Idea to Main stage
Rana began her love affair with music at age 6, beginning with piano, building with viola, and crystallizing with guitar and audio engineering. She views the iPad to be the… Read more…
Inspire
Rana Sobhany
The Android Way: Getting Other Apps to do Some of the Work
The Android application framework is unique in how it allows applications to interact. Understanding this interaction is key to effective application design. Leveraging other applications means less duplicated work and… Read more…
Web Dev
Sathya Iyer
The UX for Multi Device Applications
As we see more devices flood the market, we run into challenges with the variety of specifications and building experiences for them. Joe Johnston wanted to explore whether it’s better… Read more…
Web Dev
Joe Johnston
Unleashing Canadian Local Search Data
As a leader in Canadian local search, Yellow Pages Group (YPG) has been linking consumers and businesses for over a century. Now, with online and mobile platforms, YPG will be… Read more…
Web Dev
Matthieu Houle
Using the iPad to Create Multi Screen Applications
This presentation will walk you through how to use the iPad to create applications that take advantage of multiple screens. This can be either be done using the video out… Read more…
Web Dev
James Eberhardt
Canadian Digital Service
Welcome to bada! Millions of devices, open platform, rich toolkit: what more could you want?
bada is a new platform that allows developers to create feature-rich applications that elevate the user experience in the Samsung mobile environment. With millions of devices available by the end… Read more…
Inspire
Sathya Iyer
Workshop: Android Development
This all day, hands-on workshop will equip the participant to build a non-trivial Android application within the course of a day. During the course of the day we will create… Read more…
Inspire
Frank Ableson
Workshop: Exploring the iPad
This iPad workshop will take iPhone developers through the differences between developing for the iPhone and iPad. While they share the same OS and SDK, it’s important to treat these… Read more…
Inspire
James Eberhardt
Canadian Digital Service
Workshop: Unity for Mobile Development
Unity Evangelist Tom Higgins goes in-depth with Unity, giving attendees a crash course in the UI, the API and the mobile deployment workflow. Bring your Android or iOS devices and… Read more…
Inspire
Tom Higgins
Unity