We live in a world of heterogeneous devices. In this session we’ll discuss the pros and cons of a number of strategies for producing cross-platform applications. Starting with HTML, moving through hybrid apps up to native apps, Mitch will explain the architectural patterns of each approach and explore the use-cases in which each approach is most appropriate. At the end of this session you’ll be much better equipped to decide on the best strategy for internal, B2B and B2C applications that need to be available to the entire audience, regardless of the device they use.
Balancing the agility of development with the delivery of a consistent, repeatable and timely infrastructure from Ops has proven to be one of the toughest hurdles to cross for any organisation focusing on adopting a true DevOps mantra. With Server 2016, Microsoft is introducing both Windows Containers, and providing us with the ability to host an Azure consistent environment in our Data Center. Independently or combined these technologies provide the platform to address the challenges faced with operations through the concepts of 'Infrastructure as Code' and 'Software Defined Data Centres'. Join us, to learn why these technologies matter, how they help to deliver the infrastructure of DevOps, and to see first-hand how to leverage the developer's tool belt of Visual Studio, GIT and Release Management; adding infrastructure as just another project within our solution.
Mobile app development has really exploded over the past few years. And with that, so have the number of options available to developers. Developers are looking for ways to maximize code reuse while being able to deploy to multiple platforms. In this session, David Totzke and Lori Lalonde talk about cross platform development, and the options available to developers - PhoneGap, Appcelerator's Titanium, Telerik's AppBuilder, Sencha Touch, and Xamarin, to name a few.