Next month The Netherlands is hosting the largest app event worldwide, the Appril festival. It features 30 days of sessions on apps, targeted at developers, designers, managers, marketing professionals, app users, app lovers. Basically if you do something with apps, the festival will have something you like. Mdevcon is participating in Appril by doing an […]
On Saturday 250 mobile developers will gather in Amsterdam Tuschinski for a day of learning and meeting new friends. In this post we’ll share some practical information regarding the conference day on Saturday. If you also have a ticket for the tutorial day, read the Practical Info For Tutorial Attendees too. Travel The main conference […]
On Friday a part of the mdevcon visitors will gather in the NH Amsterdam Centre for a day of in-depth learning. In this post we’ll share some practical information regarding the tutorial day on Friday. Note that tutorial day requires a separate ticket, if you have a ticket that says ‘Conference Only’ then it does […]
We occasionally get asked if we have a student discount or a volunteer program. Unfortunately we don’t have a student discount, but I’m happy to announce we’ll have a volunteer program again this year (on the main conference day, the 8th of March, and there are a few activities in the days before the conference). […]
We’re getting closer and closer to the conference! Remember, friday is a great day to ask your boss for tickets if you haven’t done so! Sonia works in Android team at Google as a Technical Account Manager. Prior to this she has worked on mobile and web domains in Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and a few […]
I recently talked to a mobile developer, and it went something like this: Me: “See you at mdevcon?” Him: “Unfortunately not.” Me: “Oh, got other plans?” Him: “My boss bought just 2 tickets – I wasn’t one of the lucky ones.” That’s sad! Everybody should be able to go to mdevcon. Especially if you have […]
We’re continuing our interview series with another set of speaker interviews from last year’s mdevcon. This time, we have video interviews from Wiebe Elsinga, Cesare Rocchi and Saul Mora. You can find a full overview of all interviews here. Remember, Mdevcon is only 3 weeks away, so start planning and buy your tickets! Enjoy!
Mdevcon is happy to announce a new initiative to further serve the app community during the conference: The Community Lab! The Community Lab room will be the place to chat with your fellow community members while getting help with your app. Located in the Tuschinski VIP Room on the 2nd floor of the theatre, this […]
We’re happy to announce the final Silver Sponsor for Mdevcon! About Booking.com: Booking.com is one of the leading ecommerce websites and the world’s leading online hotel and accommodation reservations company. We are a rapidly growing global company with an informative atmosphere headquartered in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Our team consists of highly skilled individuals […]
Exciting! In exactly one month, mdevcon 2014 will be happening and we’re very much looking forward to hosting another 2 days of in-depth tutorials, great talks and social events (did you hear about our movie night?)! If you don’t have your tickets yet, now is the time to get them! At last year’s mdevcon, we […]
300 developers will gather for mdevcon to learn about mobile technologies, learn from each other and to make new friends. 300 people with a common interest can achieve great things. A little army in ancient Greece knows all about that. As a freak coincidence the movie ’300: Rise of an Empire’ has its international premiere […]
We’re happy to announce that thanks to the Big Nerd Ranch this year’s mdevcon will have an After Party! Big Nerd Ranch in their own words: “At Big Nerd Ranch, we teach app development bootcamps for mobile platforms. Our immersive classes are taught at three retreat-style Ranches (Atlanta, Northern California and the Netherlands). We also […]
BarCode, a unique experience for App-developers. A 24-hour Appathon to help you bring your iOS or Android app to Windows. A special place, an old prison in which you can focus and work without the influence from the outside. Help will be available from Microsoft and some of the tough inmates. During the 24 hours we will offer you inspiring sessions and some relaxation with Xbox, all behind bars! The event is free but space is limited so register as soon as possible on www.24barcode.nl.
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This week’s talk is all about design patterns. When one of our speakers had become ill last year, we were very happy that Saul Mora agreed to deliver his design patterns talk instead! Saul will even be back this year to deliver the closing keynote, have a look at the preliminary schedule! Saul is an […]
Note: We’re currently in the process of evaluating the huge amount of CfP submissions we have received. Stay tuned for updates next week! Martin has been involved in early stage user interface paradigms prototyping to final interface for various mobile devices. He has worked on the Nokia N9, Motorola MOTOACTV and last worked on a […]
We just closed the Mdevcon 2014 call for papers. The response is overwhelming. With 158 entries we had 95% more entries than for the 2013 edition (indeed, we almost doubled). You’ve given us plenty of reading material for the holidays! Even with the third track we’ve added we’re only going to be able to schedule […]
Our Call for Papers is almost over! There’s still a couple of days to submit your proposals though, so hurry up and get those ideas in! Mike Arpaia is a Software Engineer on the security team at Etsy, the world’s handmade marketplace. Before working at Etsy, Mike worked at iSEC Partners, a leading information security […]
Nexmo is an SMS and Voice API that works at any scale and in any country. By establishing connections directly with over 100 established telco networks, local aggregators and SS7 providers, the Nexmo platform can find the most reliable route of delivery to over 200 countries at any given time. Since 2011, Nexmo has sent over 250 million SMS for some of the world's largest consumer and OTT apps, including Viber, Line, Kakao, Hailo and Airbnb. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and London, with investments from NHN in South Korea and Intel Capital in Silicon Valley.
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Hey, our Call for Papers is still open! We already received a lot of great proposals, but we’d love to hear your ideas too! If you feel like you’re having something interesting to share, don’t hesitate and submit your talk or tutorial ideas! Pete Hodgson is a consultant at ThoughtWorks specializing in mobile dev. He’s […]
Hey, our Call for Papers is still open! We already received a lot of great proposals, but we’d love to hear your ideas too! If you feel like you’re having something interesting to share, don’t hesitate and submit your talk or tutorial ideas! Kiana is a software engineer at Manheim, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, […]
Aside: do you know our Call for Papers for mdevcon 2014 is open? If you feel like you’re having something interesting to share, don’t hesitate and submit your talk or tutorial ideas! Ian Barber works as a Senior Developer Advocate for Google+, and is based in Google’s London office, where he helps a variety of […]