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Giving Your Mobile Apps a Sense of Place

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Dave Johnson (Nitobi)
Location: Regency Ballroom #2

Combining the web and geo location in smart phones is one most powerful technology combinations in software development today. Moving your web application to a mobile device is quick and easy using open source web technologies.

In this talk you’ll learn how to move your web app to the modern smart phones including the iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Nokia phones. Using nothing more than HTML, JavaScript and PhoneGap you’ll be able to make your web apps location aware by the end of this session.

Dave Johnson


Dave is a co-founder of Nitobi, a software consultancy in Vancouver, Canada. He holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering (UBC) and a PhD in Solid State Physics from London’s Imperial College. Dave spends most of his time writing JavaScript for mobile phones and working on the PhoneGap project.