Boston PHP - Web to Mobile and Back with Raizlabs

When: Mon November 19, 2012 6:30 pm

Organization: Boston PHP

Location: Microsoft NERD New England Research & Development Center One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA


If you're a web developer hoping to expand your skills to develop native mobile applications, this presentation is for you. We'll talk through our experience in going from doing PHP development to iOS and then back to web again. Join Boston PHP and Greg Raiz and Craig Spitzkoff from Raizlabs ( as we discuss how to expand your software skills in order to create native applications for iOS and Android devices. We will discuss the skills and thought processes required to extend your development to new devices and how web-developers can take advantage of the push to mobile. Topics will include:
- Getting started, tools and techniques - Hating and loving Apple (the good bad and ugly) - Shipping software and how it's done - Pros and Cons of cross platform frameworks - Working with web-services - Hybrid apps and web-components Raizlabs has developed close to a hundred applications for both national and local companies. The team is based in Boston and focused on creating great mobile experiences.

**Please note, this event is on a Monday night, not our usual Wednesday night**

We will be meeting on the upper level "commons" area at NERD. Take the elevator to the 11th floor.


6:30 - 7:30 - Pizza and socializing

7:30 - 7:40 - Announcements

7:40 - 9 Main presentation

9 - 9:20 Questions

9:30 Beers at Champions bar?