W3C Mobile Web Apps course [Early bird rate through 25 December]

19 12 2013

The W3C Mobile Web 2: Programming Applications online course is back! To start on 13 January 2014, this course covers all techniques you need to know for programming successful mobile Web applications that can ship both online and in application stores. Read the detailed course description and register soon to benefit from the early bird rate.

Whatever you apply to the intermediate or advanced level, you will have access to high quality content material, be trained by a first-class expert, and learn step by step.

During this course, you will notably:

  • Understand the specifics of developing Web applications for the mobile context (including progressive enhancement and feature detection)
  • Learn the latest HTML5 for mobile and Javascript APIs that are actually usable in real-world environments (geolocation, device orientation, handling touch events, etc.)
  • Discover how to use HTML5′s AppCache to make your applications work offline
  • Be informed about what technologies are coming next so that you will be ready to use them when they become broadly available

 

 
Dates: from 13 January to 23 February 2014 (6 weeks)
Course: Mobile Web 2: Programming Applications
Trainer: Niall Roche
Early bird rate before 25 December: US$400 (€320) (+VAT if applicable)
Full rate: US$480 (€380) (+VAT if applicable)

Visit W3DevCampus, the W3C online training program for Web developers.





Seeking entrepreneurs in Senegal to follow mobile services training course

18 03 2013

Mobile Entrepreneurs Senegal seeks brilliant and motivated entrepreneurs for its second training course

Mobile Entrepreneurs Senegal (MES) is pleased to call for applications from interested individuals/teams seeking to be trained as mobile entrepreneurs, who would develop relevant local mobile applications for the Senegalese communities. MES is a group of mobile entrepreneurs and people interested in the opportunity that the mobile and Web technologies offer to the new generations.

Are you passionate about mobile technologies? Do you have an idea for a new web or mobile service that could change Senegal, Africa and the world? Do you want to become an entrepreneur, but you don’t know exactly how to do it? This is the opportunity for you.

The training program will start on 1st April 2013 and will provide tuition, covering subjects ranging from creating mobile applications to putting it to market. We are looking for entrepreneurs who are passionate about leveraging mobile phone technology to develop applications that will bring useful service to local communities and create prosperous businesses.

  • The number of seats is limited to 25.
  • Please register soon (the registration form is in French).
  • Registration fee is 15,000 XOF (approx 30 US$ or 23€)

More details on the training:
(the detailed call for participation is available in English and in French)

The training will take place from April 1 to May 4, 2013 alternating between face to face sessions and remote sessions (through the W3DevCampus online training platform). Face to face training sessions will take place at Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique (UCAD).

After the training there will be a period of support and mentoring, during which the trainers will provide support for the development of project prototypes, or for starting new projects following the training.

In May, the participants will have the opportunity to present their project to a panel of international industry experts.

The training is split into three tracks:

  • Technology track: Voice, SMS, Mobile Web services and applications, prototyping platforms, intro to HTML5 and Web accessibility;
  • Business track: business models, revenue, dealing with operators, intellectual property;
  • Design track: understanding your customers, structuring your service, making your service useful, usable, and engaging.

About Mobile Entrepreneurs Senegal:

MES is a project started by the Web Foundation, TNO, PT Inovação, CRS4 and ESMT as part of the European Commission project VOICES. Mobile Entrepreneurs Senegal is actively supported by W3C and Orange Labs.





webinos 2nd cross-screen App Challenge

24 01 2013

Following the successful first App Challenge contest which had been completed last October in Athens, webinos proudly announces the second cross-screen App Challenge. Next stop is Berlin and the best entries will have the chance to receive great publicity, meet the webinos partners and win great prizes.

A webinos jury of domain experts will then select up to ten best ideas. The announcement of the finalists is scheduled for March 5. The finalists will be presented and the winners will be announced during the 3rd annual FOKUS Media Web Symposium hosted by Fraunhofer FOKUS in Berlin, Germany on March 14 and 15.

The prerequisite for participating to the competition is that the apps are using the webinos platform and APIs and integrate functionality of more than one device – i.e. that the apps are cross-screen.


W3C Mobile Web 2 course banner

REMINDER: Learn how to create mobile Web apps to be well armed to prepare this competition!

Join the February 2013 edition of the “Mobile Web 2: Programming Web Applicationsonline training course (6 weeks long). Registration is at 245€ (approx 325 US$), only. Register soon!





MobiWebApp: 2012 in review (kudos to the Mobile Web training courses!)

1 01 2013

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 20,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals.
Click here to see the complete report.

The MobiWebApp team is pleased to report that the most popular post in 2012 was W3C Mobile Web training courses: learn from the experts!

Good news! We have more mobile Web training courses sessions coming up (early 2013):

Looking forward to welcoming you on these courses and Happy New Year all!





webinos AppChallenge: deadline extended until 15 October

4 10 2012

webinos app challenge extension date

The webinos EU project is extending the deadline to submit cross-screen apps using the webinos platform. Applicants have now 2 more weeks to submit one or more cool apps!

The finalists will be invited to attend the webinos App Challenge Awards event in October 2012 which will be done in conjunction with Mobile Monday Athens. The winners will be voted for by the audience and announced during the Awards ceremony.


W3C Mobile Web 2 course banner

REMINDER: If you wish to learn by doing all things related to mobile Web application development, register to the upcoming “Mobile Web 2: Programming Web Applications” online training course. The next edition is to start on 15 October 2012. Registration is only at 245€!





August 2012 edition of “Standards for Web Applications on Mobile”

5 09 2012

Three months have already passed since the last update to my overview of Web technologies for mobile applications, and thus I have just released the quaterly update to Standards for Web Applications on Mobile.

The document has the latest information about the status of specifications, their expected evolution, the state of their accompanying test suites. In the past 3 months, the Open Web Platform has seen among other things the arrival of 8 new public working drafts (with Web Intents, multimedia integration and storage quota mangement particular highlights).

Next month (October 15), another sessions of our on-line training course: Mobile Web 2: Applications will start, and will cover a number of the technologies described in the document: don’t miss it!





W3C Workshop on Web and Automotive

4 09 2012

A road in Rome

W3C announces today a Shift into High Gear on the Web, a W3C Workshop on Web and Automotive, 14-15 November 2012, in Rome (Italy).

People today enjoy applications and services from multiple networked devices: notebook and desktop computers, smart phones, tablets, and Internet TVs. With our increasingly mobile lifestyles, it’s time to include the connected car in this mix. The Web is the ideal platform to offer a rich range of benefits and value-added services to drivers and passengers. The goal of this workshop is to explore how the Web will become the ideal platform to offer a rich range of benefits and value-added services to drivers and passengers in cars.

W3C invites automotive manufacturers and service providers, wireless carriers, insurance companies, application and solution developers and others to participate in this discussion at the workshop. W3C membership is not required to participate.

Please submit a statement of interest by 12 October and learn more about participation.

The event is hosted by Intel/OTC (Open Source Technology Center) and sponsored by Webinos.








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