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MS A Swift Kickstart: Introducing the Swift Programming Language NEW
Daniel Steinberg, Dim Sum Thinking, Inc.
Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:30am

If you are an experienced developer who hasn't had a chance to look at the new Swift Programming Language, this workshop is for you! Begin the day with a look at functions in Swift—standalone functions that are not part of a class or other Swift type. Examples will range from helloWorld() to functions that generate other functions and functions that take other functions as parameters. You will be introduced to functions with no parameters, one or more parameters, parameters with default values, and variadic parameters.

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MQ Mobile App UX and Usability: A Continuous Improvement Model NEW
Philip Lew, XBOSoft
Mon, 11/10/2014 - 1:00pm

Today, many organizations are migrating to mobile while new organizations are adopting a “mobile first” or “mobile only” strategy. Because of the special characteristics of the mobile platform and its user base, usability and the user experience (UX) take on an increased emphasis. With SaaS-based business models, where users can switch applications in a heartbeat and pay by the month, user experience becomes paramount. Currently, there are no formal models describing user experience.

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TT iOS 8 Quickstart: The Fundamental Pillars of iOS Development NEW
Daniel Steinberg, Dim Sum Thinking, Inc.
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 8:30am

This tutorial is a hands-on quick start to writing great apps for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch and provides you with a solid foundation to get started. If you are an experienced developer who is new to iOS, this is the perfect workshop for you. Begin the day with an introduction to Xcode and Apple's suite of freely-available developer tools. Xcode provides visual tools for providing your apps’ GUI in a storyboard. Learn how to connect the visual elements to code and interact with them using outlets and actions. Xcode 6 introduces new features for easily customizing your storyboard.

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