Many successful iPhone applications draw their power from online systems. Social networks like Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, and online services such as newspapers, stock information or weather sites offer iPhone applications that interact with their existing infrastructure in different ways.
In this talk you will learn how to leverage the power of your server-side API, whether it is based on REST or SOAP architectures, and you will get an insight into knowing the best approaches in terms of choice of data formats, costs of implementation, performance, and bandwidth consumption.
Keywords: iPhone, SOAP, REST, JSON, XML, Objective-C, SDK, iPad, network, mobile.
Target Audience: Web and server-side API developers interested in offering iPhone or iPad clients to their online services. Experienced iPhone and iPad programmers interested in using networking libraries to access remote data from their applications.
Biography: Adrian Kosmaczewski
Adrian Kosmaczewski has been writing software for the past 20 years. He started working professionally in 1996, riding the first and second waves of the web, right from the inside. He has shipped web applications using various technologies, as well as desktop systems for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. He is the founder of akosma software, delivering quality software since 2008.
Adrian started writing Cocoa applications for the Mac in 2002, and has been writing iPhone apps since he returned from WWDC 2008. When not writing software, Adrian likes to spend time with his wife Claudia. He updates his blog and Twitter account as often as possible and is happy to have new followers every day.
Adrian has studied physics in Switzerland and economics in Buenos Aires, and holds a Master in Information Technology with a specialization in Software Engineering from the University of Liverpool.
Software passion: Software is a social process. Tech problems have been solved decades ago; solving the social part of the equation is harder but required.
Personal blog: http://kosmaczewski.net
Open source projects: http://github.com/akosma