Session Presented at 1st IndicThreads.com Conference On Mobile Application Development held on 19-20 November 2010 in Pune, India
Speaker: Romin Irani
Mobile applications typically present the client side of a hosted application be it an enterprise app or a web application. This session aims to bridge and cover how you can power your mobile applications from the Cloud. The presentation will demonstrate how you can power both a native mobile application (Android) and a mobile web application (HTML based) from the Cloud via REST based HTTP Services.
The session will look at:
a) Advantages of using the cloud for mobile apps, with Google App Engine as an example. We shall build and deploy a simple Google App Engine application in the Cloud live.
b) Develop a simple Android Native Application that is powered by the services developed in (a). Demonstrate the same for a Mobile Web Application
c) Cover WURFL and how the device database can help you serve different content based on the capabilities of the mobile device that accesses your application.