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Presentation files from Mobile Developer Summit 2010 are made available after the summit has concluded and the speaker has given us the files. We will update this page with more presentations as and when we receive more decks from speakers. (Please note some speakers choose not to share their presentations, however.)

Apps in the Post-Converged World: the Next Big Thing in App Development?

Tim Cloonan

Speaker: Tim Cloonan
Duration: 20 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Apps are all the rage; from zero to everywhere in seemingly no time at all. As app proliferation congests the app marketplace, identification of the next big thing in app development is critical for commercial success. Network APIs that expose operator capabilities to app developers represent the next big opportunity in applications development. Attend this session for a preview of ProgrammableWeb, OpenPlug, and find out about creating next-generation apps, built to take advantage of device features, freely available web APIs, and operator network APIs. Also, see what’s in the lab, there are a host of new services in queue for tomorrow. Hackathon finalist will be announced at this session.

Best Practices in Mobile Apps Cross Platform Development

Wolfram Kriesing

Speaker: Wolfram Kriesing
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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In this talk, Wolfram will teach you from his experience of building web apps for mobile over the last several years. You will see why he thinks the mobile web is where the web on the desktop had been about ten years ago and why he believes that we will get much further in much shorter a time. Wolfram will showcase some tips and tricks, how he works and how EmbedJS, the super-optimized mobile toolkit, came about. He will demonstrate some tools and patterns that he applies to get around the pain points of mobile development.

Bringin' Home the Bacon – The Economics of Your Ad Supported Application Business

Karthik Mahadevan

Speaker: Karthik Mahadevan
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Advertising offers an excellent opportunity for developers to earn a living, but the industry has done little to educate on the real economics of the mobile advertising opportunity for developers. How many downloads do I need? What are the economics? How many impressions should I generate? Join InMobi as we provide hard data and insight on what it takes to earn a living, what to expect across various countries and networks, and how we can learn from others who have been successful. InMobi will provide hard data on the economics, global research on the various ad platforms including Android and iPhone, and two case studies from both a B2B and B2C application.

Attendee will leave with an understanding of what to expect and what is required to build a profitable business on an advertising model. An understanding of the size and opportunity globally across the various app platforms including iPhone and Android and key learning based on actual case studies from successful developers; Simpaddico, interactive gaming app and Econtact Pro; a B2B small business app.

Building Cool Android Mobile Applications - Part I

Rohit Bhardwaj

Speaker: Rohit Bhardwaj
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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The Android SDK provides the tools and APIs necessary to begin developing applications that run on Android-powered devices. Cool apps that surprise and delight mobile users—built by developers like you—are a huge part of the Android vision. Google has also participated in the Android Market by offering several applications for its services. These applications include Google Voice for the Google Voice service, Scoreboard for following sports, Sky Map for watching stars, Finance for their finance service, Maps Editor for their MyMaps service, Places Directory for their Local Search, Google Goggles that searches by image, and My Tracks, a jogging application. Android phones that include the 'Google Experience' also have Google Search, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Google Navigation and Gmail integrated.

Building Cool Android Mobile Applications - Part II

Rohit Bhardwaj

Speaker: Rohit Bhardwaj
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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This is a continuation of the talk "Building Cool Android Mobile Applications - Part I". In this session, join Rohit to explore many real-world examples of android.

Creating a True Local Ovi Store

Nisha Malhan

Speaker: Nisha Malhan
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Nokia sold 250 million devices with Ovi Store enabled from 2008–2009 alone worldwide.No other mobile phone brand provides you the same reach. The Ovi Store is global with active users in more than 190 countries. But, Local Adaptation is the key to reach, as local market content proves to be a major download driver. Nokia has lowered the barriers of entry to make publishing faster and easier, by creating easy on-ramps for a variety of different stakeholders who want or need to "go mobile". The presentation seeks address how the content community in India - be it publishers, brands, developers and individuals can leverage these new tools - Ovi App Wizard and Ovi Quick Start - benefit from the economies of scale.

Developing for success in the New App Store Economy

Scott Apeland

Speaker: Scott Apeland
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Online app stores are here to stay, as they offer consumers the convenience of finding multiple categories of apps under one roof and the confidence that these apps have been validated by a trusted brand. As consumers get more and more demanding they will want at carry their experiences across multiple devices. App store that make this possible are going to be the most successful, while they open up a whole new software and business opportunity for every developer. This session talk about some of the key future trends and the critical choices that developers need to make to successfully ride the app store wave. Explore how you can build your application once and make it available on multiple devices with minimal efforts.

Developing Powerful Applications on bada

Aditya Bhide

Speaker: Aditya Bhide
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Mobile apps represent the next phase in the evolution of mobile devices and they have already taken root in Smartphones. To the curious developer in you, this talk will illustrate how easy it is to make powerful applications on bada and how Samsung can help you with the process. The range of tools, programming languages, features, frameworks & the bada server support with integrated social network, storage access that come with bada will all be explained. A few best practices of bada application development will be shared too. Finally, the presentation will be wrapped up with demonstrations of a few bada apps made in India. Get ready for the adventure.

HTML 5 Apps - The Mobile Web Is Taking Over!

Wolfram Kriesing

Speaker: Wolfram Kriesing
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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The mobile eco system has been going through an incredible evolution when looking at the quality of browsers installed on mobile devices. Today you can write sophisticated mobile applications - cross platform - using JavaScript/HTML/CSS. In this talk, Wolfram will provide an overview of the mobile platforms out there which you can use today, give you insight into strategies on how you can approach the challenge of writing code for different devices and show you the works of several challenging applications written entirely in JavaScript/HTML and CSS.

Human APIs, Expanding the (Mobile) Web to the Real World

Wolfram Kriesing

Speaker: Wolfram Kriesing
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Have you ever wondered why we, JavaScript developers are not able to access real hardware through the browser? Did you ever dream about controlling your home appliances via your JavaScript, HTML, CSS based native mobile application (iPhone anyone?)? Well, your dreams are heard and finally, now you are able to do all this (thx to folks like PhoneGap).

In this talk I will discuss the implications of opening up the browsers APIs, explore real life use-cases and will demonstrate working (yes you will see hardware) examples which will make you want to write mobile applications accessing and controlling hardware.

Mobile Platform Wars: A Repeat of the PC Platform Battles of the 80's?

Sridhar Ranganathan

Speaker: Sridhar Ranganathan
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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The current showdown between the major smartphone operating systems, has sparked comments from analysts who say this is simply a repeat of the PC platform battle of the past. Many more think it will even play out exactly the same way. But will it? While it may seem like a repeat of the PC platform battle of the 80's there are some key differences that we will discuss including: how operators influence the hardware market, the personal nature of mobile devices, and the Steve Jobs factor.

Mobile Web Development: Technologies, Techniques and Tools

Shwetank Dixit

Speaker: Shwetank Dixit
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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This talk will start out with the key and emerging trends and technologies in the mobile web space, including an overview html5, CSS3, offline storage and geolocation and how it fits in the mobile arena. This will be followed by an analysis of the recommendations of the W3C Mobile Web Best Practices group. The talk will also showcase Opera’s developer tools and how it can help people to better develop mobile web applications. Attendees to this talk will get to have a better understanding of how emerging technologies like html5 can translate to the mobile space, and how to exactly use them. Other takeaways include an understanding of best practices for mobile web development as well as knowledge to use techniques such as remote debugging in conjunction with Opera’s developer tools in order to better analyze and debug applications on mobile.

Prototyping SMS/Voice Services for Emerging Markets

Uday Shankar

Speaker: Uday Shankar
Duration: 20 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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With nearly 600 million phones, India is an interesting testbed for sms/voice based services because of its current basic state of mobile ads, content and services and the lack of standards. Since Voice and Text are the only two technologies that are native to any type of mobile device (including low end phones and smart phones), text/SMS and Voice based advertising opportunities can be monetized with any kind of device, running with any kind of carrier, anywhere in the emerging markets. The session will include the thoughts behind following such an opportunity and some interesting finds we had from a market research we did in India. The session will also include a detailed description of how any company/professional out there can effectively Prototype this infrastructure with minimum investment including hardware setup, software requirements, programming requirements and how it all ties together.

The BlackBerry Advantage: Leverage It For Your Commercial Success

Annie Matthew

Speaker: Annie Matthew
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Build an app, build a business! There are many ways to reap the financial rewards of your development efforts. Join this session to learn about the unique advantages of developing on the BlackBerry platform, including application discovery, payment models and alternate revenue streams that can translate your hard work into lucrative returns. We’ll focus on how existing and new technologies, such as BlackBerry App World™, platform services like BlackBerry Payment Service™ and BlackBerry Advertising Service™ that can maximize your results on consumer apps as well as technologies like Mobile Voice System™, BEAM™ and others that make BlackBerry the only choice for end to end enterprise solutions.

The Mobile Future - Thinking and Hacking Out of the Box

Wolfram Kriesing

Speaker: Wolfram Kriesing
Duration: 40 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Have you ever wondered why JavaScript developers are not able to access real hardware through the browser? Did you ever dream about controlling your home appliances via your JavaScript, HTML, CSS based native mobile application? Well, your dreams are heard and finally, now you are able to do all this. In this talk, Wolfram will discuss the implications of opening up the browsers APIs, explore real life use-cases and will demonstrate working examples which will make you want to write mobile applications accessing and controlling hardware.

Dual Display for Android Applications

Bhavya Siddappa

Speaker: Bhavya Siddappa
Duration: 90 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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From mobile to tablet, Android has gone a long way to emerge as a generic operating system. Dual Drift is a next generation, dual display mobile UI. Dual screens create exiting opportunities for great user experiences and more dynamic UIs with fast actions, adaptive content focus and dual multi-touch. The workshop will explore how to enable dual display on Android platform. Learn how internally Android renders on screen. Then how various OEMs can use this second display to give user a fantastic experience. Second display can be used for media playback, gaming control on display one, ebooks, extended browsing area etc. Reveling the art of how the second screen can be used more efficiently. Teleca has solved technical challenges in this space, it’s worth sharing experience as how to achieve the dual screen on Android and how application can use the second display smartly.

Taking Apps to the Next Level with the BlackBerry Platform

Alan Wong

Speaker: Alan Wong
Duration: 85 mins
Date: 10 Nov 2010
Location: NIMHANS Convention Center, Bangalore
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Mobile applications are changing the way people work and live and it's never been easier to develop and deploy custom solutions in an enterprise environment. If you're involved in developing mobile applications, or are interested in learning how to get started, this track is for you. Learn how the new BlackBerry Browser Widget platform can simplify the process for mobilizing enterprise applications using HTML and JavaScript technologies. Learn about the newest Java development tools and how to leverage advanced services to build tightly integrated, highly-contextual apps for your users. Discover best practices and get a preview of the new partnerships and developer tools that can speed up and simplify application development.

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