The open mobile revolution is upon us! Thanks to HTML5 and open web standards, mobile web apps can compete head to head with native applications by using features such as geolocation, offline caching, web storage, canvas and CSS3 transitions among many others. In this session we will cover the basics of mobile web apps creation, [...]
Complex applications need a persistent database to store, search and join data: until now a dedicated server was needed to do this, and no offline usage of the app was possible. With the introduction of HTML5 and the concept of localStorage and Web Databases, we don’t need an external server anymore: everything is stored within the user browser and thus the [...]
Windows 8 is Windows re-imagined. Join this session to learn about the new platform for building Metro style applications. Get an understanding of the platform design tenets, the programming language choices, and the integration points with the operating system and across Metro style apps.
How many of you have ever used Google Docs? Does all the apps feels “strange”, when you can’t see what your colleagues are doing? Would you like to build similar apps? Learn the basics of Operational Transformation, an algorithm family which allows people all over the world to collaborate on the same time on a [...]
Although a great number of changes and additions in HTML5 are “under the hood”, certainly one of the most visible new capabilities is the integration of browser-native multimedia, allowing for the use of video and audio in your pages without the need for any messy plug-in-based solution. Add some of the 2D drawing capabilities of [...]
Hyperaudio is new way of interacting with audio, it’s an open media that takes audio and integrates it fully with the web for a much richer experience. In this talk we look at how we can closely tie audio with other web page elements. We look at making audio more searchable, shareable, navigable and accessible. [...]