Last week I attended the openMIC Mobile Innovation Camp in Bath. My co-conspirator Bruce Lawson presented on top tips for mobile web development in the morning, while I ran a barcamp session in the afternoon around the subject of native applications, web applications and widgets.
To set the scene for the session, I came prepared with an extensive presentation – now available on Slideshare.
The demos I showed:
Overall, this was a great day. I'm particularly happy with the good discussion around native
<canvas> that developed during my session. Will these new technologies really replace Flash? Some of the participants weren't convinced, but we all agreed that at least they now offer an alternative to developers…at the end of the day, it's still about what the users want from our sites.
Bruce's presentation Practical Tips for Mobile Widget development (which also useful for making normal Web sites that are "mobile-friendly") is available (I've removed decorative images so it was small enough to post to Slideshare):