Autumn School: Developing your Mobile App

13/11/2013 - 18:30
13/11/2013 - 21:00

Venue: University of Bristol , Room 1.11, Merchant Venturers Building

Speakers: Scott Alexander-Bown and Kieran Gutteridge

This is the second talk in the Mobile App Development Spring school. See the main article for the complete school program. Booking and payment is required.

Everything you need to know about developing an app; operating systems, development languages, SDK's etc. And how to test your application.

Kick start your Android app

In this session Scott will help you get started in the fantastic world of Android development. We'll short cut some of the common mistakes and leverage the awesome work of the Android development community. We'll take a whistle stop tour of some of the best libraries to supe up your app, make it look great and most importantly save a stack of development time! I'll also share personal experiences of making apps and comparisons with iOS. They'll be something for everyone form beginner to expert.

Getting started with iOS

In this session Kieran will help you get started with iOS development. We'll take a look round some of the tools and third party libraries that make life easier and faster. We'll also take a look at whats involved and required to be accepted into the iTunes app store.

Scott Alexander-Bown, Senior Mobile Developer @viaforensics
Scott is an accomplished developer with experience based in financial services, software development and mobile app agencies. Scott lives and breathes Android with passion for mobile app security. In his current role as Senior Mobile Developer at Via Forensics Scott specialists in mobile app development, reverse engineering and app hardening. Scott also enjoys speaking about app security and has presented at various mobile conferences internationally. Feel free to contact via twitter @scottyab

Kieran Gutteridge, CTO intohand
Kieran is long time mobile developer, he has experience of building and deploying on all the popular platforms and integrating with specialist SDKs. Kieran founded intohand in 2006 and has been involved in the development of over 100 apps, with several being platform launch titles, clients have ranged from startups to FTSE 100 companies. Feel free to contact via twitter @kgutteridge

Slides for thses talks

Here are the slides from Kieran Gutteridge and from Scott Alexander-Bown. Thanks.