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O'Reilly Android Open
Android Stars to Speak at New Event
Sebastopol, CA, August 24, 2011--Android is everywhere. Growing faster than any other mobile
platform, Android innovates constantly. To explore this game-changing system, O'Reilly's Android
Open Conference debuts with a roster of expert speakers ready to navigate the entire world of
Android. If you're working with this OS and its products, you need to hear what these people have
Chairs Brady Forrest and Marko Gargenta have announced new speakers for the conference on October
9-11 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.
Featured speakers at Android Open 2011 currently include:
- Dion Almaer and Ben Galbraith, walmart.com
- Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Media
- Sara Haider, Twitter
- Massimo Banzi, Arduino
- David Wadhani, Adobe
- Kiran Prasad, LinkedIn
- Suzanne Alexandra, Motorola
- Robert Stephens, Best Buy and Geek Squad
- Sharon Perl, Google
- Aleksandar Gargenta, Marakana Inc.
- Mark Gross, Intel
- Lars Vogel, vogella.de
Android Open explores the tracks of App Development, Platform Development, and Business and
Marketing in a full day of workshops, followed by two rich days of plenaries, sessions, and panels.
Networking continues at evening events including Ignite, Startup Showcase, and a Mini Maker Faire.
Register for Android Open today at
Follow the conversation on Twitter (@androidopen, #AndroidOpen) and Facebook
Speakers from Google, Motorola, Arduino, and more join lineup for #androidopen.
New Mobile Development Titles from O'Reilly
Luke Wroblewski on Designing for Mobile First
by Luke Wroblewski
With more than a million touch-screen phones shipping every day, it's vital that you design your
site to appeal to the mobile crowd. In this video workshop, Luke Wroblewski shows you design best
practices that include the organization, actions, inputs, and layout necessary to deliver a
satisfying experience to people with modern mobile devices.
Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices
by Zigurd Mednieks, Laird Dornin, G. Blake Meike, Masumi Nakamura
What does it take to build well-engineered Android applications? Explore Android's core building
blocks and APIs in depth with this authoritative guide, and learn how to create compelling apps
that work on a full range of Android devices. You'll work with proven approaches to app design and
implementation--including application frameworks that you can use as a starting point for your own
For a review copy or more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your
delivery address and contact information.
What's Next for App Inventor?
10am PT, Friday, September 2, 2011
Register now: http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zr7u3r1tu686uhhq915k03eqchi...
Presented by: David Wolber
In this webcast, Professor and App Inventor author David Wolber discusses the effect Google's
announcement will have on the language and the movement to democratize computing. His book, "App
Inventor: Create your own Android Apps," with co-authors Hal Abelson, Ellen Spertus and Liz Looney
of the Google team, was released in May.
Android Honeycomb Fragments: Creating Large-Screen UIs for Android Devices
10am PT, Friday, September 9, 2011
Register now: http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zlrdr71ov22b7t22gt1cjv19u81...
Presented by: Blake Meike
With Android 3.0 SDK (API 11), Honeycomb, Android's developers introduced Fragments, a new, complex
and powerful tool to encourage great large-screen UIs with consistent feel and behavior. This talk
will introduce Fragments, give a thorough example of their use, and describe some of the traps that
lurk in their use.
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