SXSW Interactive 2016
10 Tips Web Developers Must Know About Mobile Apps
Are you a seasoned frontend or backend developer looking to expand your skill set and play with something new?
According to Gartner, by 2017 80% of consumer engagement with brands will occur on mobile devices. Naturally, you would want a piece of that action. What do you need to know as you take the plunge to get your code running on mobile? While web and mobile app development have a lot in common, mobile does not equal web. There are quite a few traps you should be aware of, and some tips to make your move into developing for the small screen as painless as possible. In this session, I will share 10 practical tips I wish I had known when I first set out to develop for mobile platforms.
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Additional Supporting Materials
- What are the designs and paradigms that are a "no-no" for web, but work really well for Mobile?
- How do you set up your development environment for mobile apps?
- What are the best practices for deploying mobile apps to the app store?
- Nikhil Vaze, Senior Software Engineer, Electric Cloud
Jeremy Douglas, Sr Account Exec, Catapult PR-IR