Web Development Today!
Dizzying number of devices with varying screen sizes
Web remains the one thing common
Ubiquitous with most reach
Plenty of matured server side technologies – ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc.
But modern browsers pack a punch – your latest VM
So, why not do more client-side?
Web needs to be more interactive, x-plat & more fun!
State of Web Developers
Hardcore enterprise .NET developers
Love C# & server-side comfort
Spend all day in Visual Studio
Often wear white pants, flip-flops & tattoos
Swear by their Macs
Build web through Sublime Text
Avoid extremes | Technologists | Love Xbox & their families
Love C# & managed code comfort
One framework to rule them all!
Polished & innovative UI; consistent programming interface
UI widgets based on jQuery core (Web, DataViz & Mobile)
Built-in Framework pieces like MVVM; plays well with others as well
Extreme performance-tuned and support for templates/themes/styles
Cross-platform & touch-ready
IE7+, Chrome, Firefox10+, Opera10+ & Safari4+
State of Mobile Developers
We’ll just make the web
Mobile Web still the lowest hanging fruit
Lots of help with RWD
Mobile apps should be native
Swear by their PCs/Macs
Have cash/need or indie
Balance ends to needs
Look for hybrid solutions
Can’t afford to not target all mobile platforms