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YOW! Night Brisbane - Kevin O'Neill - March 20

YOW! Australia - Conferences & Workshops

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 at 5:30 PM (AEST)

YOW! Night Brisbane - Kevin O'Neill - March 20

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Hypermedia - How PlayUp powers its mobile applications
Kevin O'Neill, CTO, Playup

Join us for our first YOW! Night for 2013 to hear popular and entertaining YOW! speaker Kevin O'Neill. Learn about the technologies that power Playup's mobile application which delivers real-time updates to sports fans globally across multiple mobile platforms.


5:30pm Welcome networking with refreshments
6:00pm Presentation "Hypermedia - How Playup powers its mobile applications"
followed by Q&A
7:30pm Networking refreshments and close


About The Presentation

PlayupBuilding a client API that allows you to scale and evolve is a delicate task. If your API is intended to be used with mobile devices the problem's of latency, bandwidth uncertain connection state, multiple client versions and capabilities compound the problem. Hear how PlayUp has used hypermedia (ReST) to power and evolve it's applications on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Windows 8. Hear a general overview of the principles that guide development, how the client and the server work, the 'oh I wish we hadn't done that moments' and take a tour of the document exchanges that power PlayUp's ticketing service.

About the Presenter

Kevin O'NeillKevin O'Neill is the CTO for the social sports network Playup where they are building the ultimate social network for live sport on mobile devices. Kevin's fingerprints can also be found on some of Australia’s most recognizable mobile applications from Lonely Planet to realestate.com.au.

YOW! Nights Sponsor


This YOW! Night is proudly sponsored by Embarcadero.

Venue Sponsor


Thankyou to Suncorp for providing the venue.

Coming Soon!

YOW! Lambda Jam

YOW! Lambda Jam, a conference for functional programmers, will be held in Brisbane on May 16-17, 2013. This is the first conference dedicated to functional programming and early bird tickets are on sale now.

Clojure/coreClojure/core, the core development team behind Clojure, are bringing their 2 day "Introduction to Clojure" training course to Australia. Whether you are looking to start your functional programing journey or learn more about Clojure, make sure you reserve your seat now!

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When & Where

Suncorp Office - Brisbane Square
266 George Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 at 5:30 PM (AEST)

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