Presentation: "Introduction to iOS Software Development"

Track: Mobile Development / Time: Thursday 10:35 - 11:35 / Location: Room 102/103

The iPhone, the iPod touch and the iPad have had a strong impact in the mobile landscape in the past few years, generating hype but also introducing software developers to iOS, a new platform based on proven technologies. The aim of the talk is to provide an introduction to the different approaches available to create iOS applications, including Apple‘s own frameworks and toolkits. The talk will provide an overview on many topics involved in the creation of iOS applications, including details on quality management and deployment, and their impact in the product and project lifecycle.

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Patrick Linskey, iPhone App Development and Java expert

Patrick Linskey

Biography: Patrick Linskey

Patrick Linskey has been involved in object/relational mapping and databases for the last decade. As the founder and CTO of SolarMetric, Patrick drove the technical direction of the company and oversaw the development of Kodo, through its acquisition by BEA. At BEA, Patrick led the EJB team in designing and implementing the WebLogic Server EJB 3.0 solution, and represented BEA on the JDO and EJB3 expert groups. He is a contributor to the Apache OpenJPA project.

Since leaving Oracle last summer, Patrick has worked on a number of projects, ranging from traditional three-tier web and mobile applications to C# peer - to - peer client applications with custom-designed distributed storage solutions.