• ESRI
  • NAVTEQ
  • Veriplace
  • AT&T Interactive
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Google
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • ZoomAtlas
  • Digital Map Products
  • Pitney Bowes Business Insight
  • NAVTEQ

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Yvonne Romaine at [email protected]

Media Partner Opportunities

For media partnerships, contact [email protected] oreilly.com or download the Media & Promotional Partner Brochure (PDF)

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at [email protected]

Where 2.0 Newsletter

To stay abreast of conference news and to receive email notification when registration opens, please sign up for the Where 2.0 Conference newsletter (login required)

Where 2.0 Ideas

Have an idea for Where to share? [email protected]

Contact Us

View a complete list of Where 2.0 contacts

Cross-Platform Mobile Development with PhoneGap

Average rating
****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Add your rating
Jonathan Stark (Jonathan Stark Consulting), Brian LeRoux (Nitobi Inc.)
General
Location: Ballroom IV

Winner of the LaunchPad competition at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, PhoneGap is an open source initiative for bringing native device capabilities to mobile browsers. With PhoneGap, you can author location-aware and mapping apps in HTML and JavaScript and still take advantage of native mobile device capabilities like geo location, camera, vibration, local storage and sound.

In this session, you’ll learn how to use PhoneGap to easily build apps for iPhone, Android, Pre and Blackberry.

The tutorial will cover:

  • An overview of mobile web opportunities and platform landscape
  • Getting started building location-aware and mapping applications for iPhone and Android with PhoneGap
  • Overcoming barriers to cross-device development
  • Differences in capabilities across devices
  • Mobile web development with XUI
  • Mobile web development with Dashcode
  • Contributing back to the PhoneGap project
  • A complete ‘how to’ on getting certified and selling your applications in the app store, including provisioning, and more.

Join us to learn how to use your HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills to build innovative, device-neutral mobile apps.

Photo of Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark Consulting

Jonathan Stark is a mobile application consultant who the Wall Street Journal has called an expert on publishing desktop data to the web. He is the author of Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, both of which are available from O’Reilly.

Follow Jonathan on Twitter: @jonathanstark.

Brian LeRoux

Nitobi Inc.

Brian LeRoux is the lead software architect at Nitobi Inc. where he focuses on delivering apps and helping developers all over the world write their apps. Contributor to PhoneGap and creator of XUI and Lawnchair. Suffice to say, Brian believes that the future of the internets is mobile and will rely on web standards, open source and hackers like you.