With Adobe Max San Francisco now only 2 weeks away its important to make sure you have organized your schedule, if you haven’t already. This year Adobe hosting 2 events which aim to bring developers together with some of the industry leaders in the mobile market place. So if you are a developer interested in mobile or you already have content or existing applications that you think might work as a mobile application or service, Adobe Max should offer some great opportunities to get information from the experts.
November 16, 2008 at the Marriott from 1pm-6pm
Join Adobe and our partners — Nokia, Qualcomm®, Verizon, Sony Ericsson, GetJar, Thumbplay®, and Zed — to learn about new opportunities for mobile developers this year. Get a sneak peak at what you will see and hear at MAX before anyone else does! Hear from Adobe partners and key industry players as they present the newest mobile solutions, technologies, and distribution opportunities for mobile developers. To learn more and RSVP for this event go to: http://www.eventsadobe.com/mobilesummitmax08/invite.html
Mobile Fast Pitch Networking Party
November 19, 2008 at the Thirsty Bear from 6:16pm-9:30pm
Adobe is hosting a special Mobile Networking Party to allow developers to showcase their mobile applications using our Adobe® Flash® mobile technologies. If you already have a web-based application and are thinking of going mobile, you can also present your idea and get feedback from our industry leaders. Join us to support fellow developers or to present your ideas. For more RSVP and presentation information for this event go to: http://www.eventsadobe.com/mobilenetworkingparty/invite.html
In addition to these 2 events there are also a number of great sessions on at the conference tailored to Mobile:
Open Screen Project: Delivering Rich Internet Experiences Across Devices
Creating Mobile Applications: A Real-World Example
Mobile Workflows with Creative Suite® 4 and Adobe Device Central CS4
Flash Lite 3: Learn How to Package and Distribute Mobile Content
Spotlight on Finetune and Teknision™: Building a Multiscreen Application
Create Unique Browsing Experiences on Nokia Phones
How to Build a Mobile Business
Developing the Ultimate Flash Cast™ Channels
Project Capuchin – Bridging Adobe Flash Lite and Java ME™
Remember the most popular MAX sessions fill very early, so be sure to register today to secure seats in your preferred sessions. You’ll be surprised by what real live Adobe Flash Lite applications exist today.
A quick reminder to any developers focusing on Mobile Development. If you were planning to attend the UK MaD Meeting tomorrow remember to register for the event by sending an email to UGadmin@flashmobilegroup-uk.org with the subject “I want to attend the UKMaD Meeting oct 2008″ include your name, contact email & contact number . If you dont you will not be entered into the software prize draw to win Adobe CS4.
Next week London based creatives and coders have 2 events going on that they might want to sign up to attend. First up is the Poker Coder poker tournament. Previous Poker Coder tournaments have offered a great networking opertunity and are also great fun as well. Bonus. Full information and sign up instructions can be found at pokercoder.com, while you are visiting, take a little extra time to check the prizes. Tasty! Those of you that have signed up to previous Poker Coder tournaments should have received a priority email with the sign up instructions already. However if you email is client is any thing like mine then its quite possible it this email has been filtered into the junk folder, so you might want to have a quick look.
Poker Coder Bet Fair Poker Tournament
Date: 29th July 2008 (29/07/2008)
Time: 19:00 sharp
Venue: Grosvenor Casino London Victoria, 150-162 Edgware Road, W2 2DT
Also next week is the London Flash Platform User Group. Held at its now familiar location of the Cosmo Bar in Clerkenwell. Full details of this months meetng can be found and sign up instructions are at lfpug.com . Here is a breif summary of this months presentations.
Source control for Flash (19:00 – 20:00) – Juan Delgado
Source control is probably the very base of software development. This is going to be a very practical session to get you started on SVN where we will go through the basics: creating a repository, check out, commit, revert, diff, etc.
Developing Flash Content For Mobile (19:00 – 20:00) – Dave Williamson
With the increased interest in the mobile internet I will to provide practical tips and information on how you can leverage Flash Lite Player on Mobiles and how that content can cross to other devices
The more observant of you will notice that I will be presenting some of my Mobile Flash Development Knowledge.
London Flash Platform User Group
Date: 31st July 2008 (31/07/2008)
Time: 19:00 – 23:00 (doors open at 18:30)
Venue: CosmoBar, 50-54 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PS
FOTB 07. What can I say. Incredible. First off let me say a very big thank you to John Davey. John did a great job, I can only guess the amount of organization involved in Flash on the beach, the speaker list and session line up were brilliant, and the shwag was top draw, both for attendees and speakers. It was a pleasure and an honor to have the chance to be involved in a presenting capacity. Thank you for inviting me John.
At the event I presented a session that discussed the issues of Localisation, and to a lesser extent my new love, Mobilisation. This was my first time presenting at a larger event like this. Certainly I was nervous, and I am sure that there were tell tale cracks in my voice a few times as I went through my slides. As I got in to the flow of the presentation I think I settled in a little.
I did have a slight issue with timing, which meant I rushed the last few slides, unfortunately, as a result I had to drop one of the examples. It also meant that I missed the opportunity to ask questions of the people that attended if they had any. So my apologies there.
Any way below is the link to my speakers notes, and also the examples from my session on Localisation.
Sean McSharry contacted me last night to let me know about this event that he has organised with Adobe. I am only to pleased to pass the information on to the rest of you :D.
The Adobe sponsored London Poker Tournament is now open for registration(www.pokercoder.com). The event is completely FREE and will take place on the 1st November at 7pm at the Grosvenor Victoria casino in Warren Street.
Adobe are providing the food, drink and prizes. This event is open only to those who use Adobe products professionally and places are strictly limited, so register asap.
Don’t worry if you’ve never played before as the casino are laying on training for 20-30 minutes from the dealers at your table. Don’t worry, there will be lots of beginners.
For those of you who already play and want to improve your game, Andy Hood will be running a some slightly more advanced training during the same training time and you can ask him for advise and tips.