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IOS Development


MA Introducing the Swift Programming Language
Daniel Steinberg, Dim Sum Thinking, Inc.
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:30am

If you are an experienced developer who is interested in the new Swift programming language, this hands-on workshop is for you. Daniel Steinberg introduces standalone Swift functions that are not part of a class or other Swift type. Then, he shows how to give or hide external names for parameters. Daniel shares examples of four fundamental Swift entities: String, Int, Dictionary, and Arrays. You’ll practice creating mutable and immutable arrays and explore different ways of iterating through them, changing values along the way. Learn to save the application’s state, and much more.

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TA iOS 8 Quick Start: The Fundamental Pillars of iOS Development
Daniel Steinberg, Dim Sum Thinking, Inc.
Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:30am

If you are an experienced developer who is new to iOS development, join Daniel Steinberg as he facilitates this hands-on workshop to teach participants how to write great iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch apps. Daniel introduces Xcode 6 and Apple's suite of freely-available developer tools. He demonstrates how to use Xcode’s visual tools and storyboards to create your app’s GUI. Learn to use Outlets and Actions to connect the visual elements to code and interact with them. Examine the Swift code that implements your application’s Model and Controller layers.

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Concurrent Sessions

W7 From Web Developer to Hybrid App Developer
Greg Avola, Untappd
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:00pm

You or your company have a great idea for an app—and now you need to build it. So, what architecture do you use to support iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, and future operating systems? How can you deal with all these platforms and still re-use your skills as web developer? The answer is a hybrid app, which allows developers to use part native code and part web code to create cross-platform apps.

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W10 A DevOps Approach for Building 100 iOS Apps
Leigh Williamson, IBM
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:00pm

Apple and IBM forged a global partnership to transform enterprise mobility, which includes delivering 100 applications built exclusively for iOS devices. There are myriad challenges involved in producing that many mobile apps quickly—and with excellent user experience and quality. The team had to work smarter rather than simply throw more people at the project.

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T7 Windows Azure: Connecting the Dots for a Mobile Workforce
Mike Benkovich, Imagine Technologies, Inc.
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:00pm

We live in a mobile bring-your-own-device kind of world with a proliferation of devices—smart phones, tablets, and UltraBooks running iOS, Android, and Windows. People are working in online and offline modes, and moving from device to device. How do you build applications that provide a consistent view of identity, data, and services so that your workforce can be productive wherever they are?

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