Nov 102011

Inaugural Address at the 2nd Annual Conference On Mobile Application Development, August 2011, delivered by Dr. Sunu Engineer, CEO of Embedded Computing Machines and earlier a senior scientist at IUCAA.

Sunu talks of the genesis of mobile applications, the predecessors to mobile apps and how similar / dissimilar they are to other kinds of applications & software. Continue reading »

Aug 052011

The 2nd Annual Conference On Mobile Application Development will be held on 19-20 August 2011 in Pune, India. Sessions at the conference deal with topics like building software for tablets, animations on Android, near field communication, Flash Flex on Playbook, iPad & iPhone, testing mobile apps with FoneMonkey, Mobile payment systems, Windows Phone 7 (Mango), Phonegap, etc.

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Jun 202011

The 2nd Annual IndicThreads Mobile Application Development Conference will be held on 19-20 August in Pune, India.  The Mobile Call for Papers/Speakers closes on the 25th of June 2011.

The 6th Annual IndicThreads Conference on Java will be held on 2nd & 3rd of December also in Pune, India. The Java Call For Papers / Speakers closes on the 31st of August 2011.

Presenting at a good conference is perhaps the best way to learn, to network & to be recognized as an expert by the technology community. Submit your session for the Mobile or Java Conference today. Continue reading »

May 312011

I recently spoke at JavaOne India 2011 held in Hyderabad on 10-11 May 2011. While Sun had been holding a similar event for several years, this was the first time the event was under the Oracle banner. It was also repackaged & rebranded as JavaOne + Oracle Develop.

The conference naturally had many talks from Oracle about various technologies, including Java & the various developments in that space. I thought it would be interesting for developers to hear an independent overall perspective on Java. So my talk at the conference was titled “An independent, “ear to the ground” report on Java”. Continue reading »