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.