Building an app-like experience (without the app)

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I'll be presenting this next Monday (3/21) at 4:30 at Computers in Libraries 2011. It's a short presentation, just 15 minutes. Come see me!

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  • App: definite coolness factor, distribution via app storeiOS: $99 fee
  • DCPL – first (?) lib iPhone app
  • Building an app-like experience (without the app)

    1. 1. Building an app-like experience (without the app)<br />3/21/11<br />Chad Haefele<br />Emerging Technologies Librarian, UNC Chapel Hill<br />cHaefele@email.unc.edu<br />
    2. 2. 10 billion!<br />
    3. 3. App vswebapp<br />App<br />Webapp<br />Java, Objective C<br />Single platform<br />Full hardware access(GPS, camera, etc)<br />Can be used offline<br />Tricky to get stats<br />Money!<br />Cool<br />HTML, CSS, Javascript<br />Multi-platform (maybe)<br />Limited hardware access (GPS only)<br />Requires web connection<br />Standard webstats<br />Hard to charge for<br />Not sexy<br />
    4. 4. Boiled down<br />Object Oriented<br />VS<br />Web coding<br />
    5. 5. iPhone app code<br />http://dclibrarylabs.org/<br />
    6. 6. Webapp code<br />
    7. 7. Which is the app?<br />
    8. 8. http://code.google.com/p/iui<br />iUI<br />Help:http://groups.google.com/group/iphonewebdev/<br />
    9. 9. Jquery mobile<br />http://jquerymobile.com/<br />Help:http://forum.jquery.com/jquery-mobile<br />
    10. 10. Mobile site generator<br />www.hiddenpeanuts.com/msg<br /><ul><li>Built with iUI
    11. 11. Note: Might move to Jquery Mobile soon(ish)!</li></li></ul><li>Barcode scanning<br />Steal from apps via links<br />iPhone: pic2shop<br />pic2shop://scan?callback=http://www.library.org/mobilecatalog.php?ISBN=EAN<br />More info: bit.ly/pic2shopscan<br />Android: Barcode Scanner<br />http://zxing.appspot.com/scan?ret=http://www.library.org/mobilecatalog.php?ISBN={CODE}<br />More info: bit.ly/zxingscan<br />
    12. 12. Google’s App Inventor<br />
    13. 13. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    14. 14. Barcode scanning<br />Option 1<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    15. 15. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    16. 16. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    17. 17. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    18. 18. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />Option 2<br />
    19. 19. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    20. 20. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    21. 21. Barcode scanning<br />iPhone/iPod Touch demo (beta)<br />
    22. 22. Thanks!<br />?<br />cHaefele@email.unc.edu<br />Slides online: http://www.slideshare.net/chaefele<br />

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