Adobe is hosting its MAX conference on May 4-8 in LA and we’re going to be there! This conference has a special place in our hearts as 2011’s MAX announced Nitobi was joining Adobe. We had a lot of fun and it was great to see PhoneGap’s name up on the big screen.
This year’s MAX looks just as exciting as years past, with a full line-up of content geared toward designers and developers to exchange ideas and get inspired. From labs to sessions, you’ll learn the latest technologies, techniques and strategies for delivering your best work.
This year’s schedule boasts a huge list of PhoneGap related topics in hands-on labs and informative sessions:
Beyond Demo Code: Building Apps for Mobile Devices Using Web Technologies
Sun @ 9am
Creating Mobile Applications with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap Build
Mon @ 5pm, Tues @ 3pm
Introduction to PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build
Mon @ 2:45pm, Wed @ 1:30pm
Building Mobile Apps with Web Standards
Mon @ 3:30pm
Join us for an introduction to PhoneGap, which allows web developers to create mobile apps that have access to device functionality. Learn how PhoneGap works and how it will enable you to start building mobile apps with web standards. Read more
Expanding PhoneGap with Plug-ins
Tues @ 2:30pm
How to Avoid App Store Rejections with Your Mobile Apps
Tues @ 1pm
Optimizing PhoneGap Applications
Wed @ 11am
Come learn best practices and tools for gauging performance and optimizing your PhoneGap apps. Because PhoneGap runs on a variety of devices, it’s important to test and optimize your content to ensure a quality user experience. Read more
PhoneGap and Untappd: The Perfect Pint
Mon @ 2pm
Untappd was able to use the power of PhoneGap to deliver a native iOS and Android app that increased daily user signups by 200% per month and check-ins from 1.5 million in 2011 to 16 million in 2012, leveraging the same code as its mobile web app. Come hear how and why PhoneGap can make such an incredible difference. Read more
Tips for Creating Real PhoneGap Apps that Look as Good as They Perform
Mon @ 3:30pm
Learn from those on the front lines of code and design how to build industry-leading digital experiences that perform great and challenge assumptions about hybrid apps, and look darn good while doing it. Read more
Architecting a PhoneGap Application
Wed @ 1:30pm
Explore best practices to build real-world PhoneGap applications that go beyond simple “Hello World” examples to create full-featured mobile applications. Read more
Advanced PhoneGap Build
Wed @ 3:3pm
Go beyond the basics of Adobe PhoneGap Build and explore how to use it in real-world scenarios. PhoneGap Build is a hosted build server that lets you build and package PhoneGap applications without installing native SDKs or specific IDEs on your local machine or local build server. Read more
Top 10 Performance Techniques for PhoneGap Applications
Tues @ 8:30am
Learn how a PhoneGap application can deliver near-native performance if you avoid a few common pitfalls, implement a few performance techniques, and leverage the latest capabilities of the HTML rendering engine available on your device. Read more
We’re also cooking up some other fun things too: PhoneGap in the MAX community lounge, hacking on code at the Brackets/PhoneGap Hackathon on Monday & Tuesday (details TBA!), and meeting members of the PhoneGap team at the LA PhoneGap Meetup group on Wednesday night (details TBA!).
As if that wasn’t enough to convince you to join us, we’ve also got a special promo to pass along too! Register now and save USD $400 with promo code: COM300.
We hope to see you at Adobe MAX in May!