100 SE Salmon
Portland, Oregon 97214

The iPhone and iPod touch are compelling platforms for both independent developers and small, medium, and large business interested in capitalizing on the next wave of mobility and the ever-evolving marketplace.

We'll be discussing what it takes to take a native application from concept to reality including:

• Capabilities and limitations of the iPhone and iPod touch
• Development requirements
• Objective-C, the development language for Mac OSX and iPhone/iPod touch
• Development frameworks involved in building native applications
• Different classes of applications
• Introduction to the Apple App Store
• Real-life lessons learned

We'll focus on lessons learned during the development lifecycle and how to ramp up quickly and be successful with your own ventures. A brief Q&A session will follow.

About the Presenter

Dave Shanley
Dave has been deploying mobile solutions to global enterprises for over 5 years. Responsible for all aspects of solution delivery, including architecture, enterprise application integration, and training, he enabled customers to successfully mobilize thousands of users.
Dave began his career in mobile in 2000 at a venture-funded startup in San Francisco.
Recently, Dave has been developing on and teaching for the iPhone platform and believes the industry will follow Apple's leadership into the future.
He holds a BSE in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Added by nixwire on February 23, 2009