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Into to the Android API PDF ZIP of Demo Files
Dave will introduce the Android API, focusing on the lifecycle of an interactive application. He will describe the XML configuration files and Java code that make up a typical Android program. The session will detail UI layout options, widget interactions, lifecycle events, persistence, internationalization and application packaging. Dave will also review the process which is necessary to make your application available on the Android Market. This is an extension of the presentation Dave made at an earlier CDJDN meeting.
David Read is the CTO of Blue Slate Solutions and leads the company’s technology consulting team. His hands-on involvement in projects includes functional requirements, technology platform and product choices, integration approaches, architecture design, QA procedure definition and implementation processes. Blue Slate focuses on BPM integration, encompassing business processes, rules, data and analytics. Delivery expertise includes business analysis, process reengineering, effective integration of existing technology with new BPM and BRM systems as well as construction of secure and reliable service-oriented systems.
Dave provides leadership surrounding all phases of the SDLC and adds deep expertise in systems integration, data structures, predictive analytics and data security, including encryption, protocols, policies and processes for multiple healthcare and insurance clients. He is also involved in speaking engagements and education at forums such as the PCIAA, an IT conference for Property and Casualty Insurers, JavaOne, CMS’ Business Partners Best Practice Conferences and the Business Rules Forum. His expertise includes significant data mining experience, and he is currently working on projects leveraging mobile and semantic technologies to improve data reusability and integration.
Prior to joining Blue Slate, Dave had 15 years of IT leadership experience, including various positions within GE, where he was a lead architect for many diverse Web-based applications focusing on a scalable and standards-based infrastructure. The success of these applications led to his receiving GE’s Internet Pioneer of the Year award. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from the College of Saint Rose as well as CISSP and GIAC/GSEC certifications.
Corona SDK development + Review of some Mobile Apps by Deadmans Productions, LLC
High level view on Corona SDK development and how it helped our development process as well as the development of third party add-ons.
Bio: Michael Ridley, Founder and CEO of Deadmans Productions, LLC, a startup company in Troy, New York that focuses on mobile and social gaming. Deadmans has been producing games for less than a year, and in that time it has produced and released five games that have received numerous acknowledgements including Top 10, App of the Week, Featured, and New and Noteworthy on the Apple iTunes store. Deadmans Productions has had over 100,000 downloads in 27 countries and continues to grow its customer base. In addition to managing Deadmans and his team, Michael also works for the New York State Department of Economic Development (NYSTAR) as the Director of High Performance Computing. Michael was instrumental in building the New York State High Performance Computing Consortium (HPC2) which includes RPI, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Stony Brook and NYSERNET. Michael represents New York State on the FCC Emergency Response and Interoperable Communications (ERIC) technical committee, and has advised angel investors on technology investments and continues to assist small businesses on how to build a winning strategy and products. Michael has a BA from Utica College of Syracuse University in Public Administration and Economics and a MS from the College of Saint Rose in Computer Information Systems.