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Without a doubt, Social Computing is the preeminent phenomenon rising on the second wave of the web, and the iPhone will become one of the dominant clients for Social Computing in the mobile space. That is the premiss of the fascinating iPhone Developer Summit (colocated with AJAXWorld Conference & Expo) session "Social Computing: the iPhone as an Ideal Platform" to be given in March by ICEfaces CTO Steve Maryka. Summit delegates who attend this talk will find out how ICEfaces delivers the goods today for development of web-based social computing applications. "The open source ICEfaces project pioneered web-based real time collaboration, an essential capability for truly interactive Social Computing," notes Maryka, "and its server-centric architecture is well-suited to resource-constrained devices such as the iPhone." During his session, says Maryka, you will see seve... (more)

Web Apps for the iPhone: Duplicating the iPhone Look and Feel in Safari

In this session, you'll see first-hand how to use stylesheets and an easy arrangement of divs and spans that will let you make your Web application just like many of the native iPhone applications that come with the phone. Early Bird "Gold Pass" $295 For Two Days Limited to First 200 Delegates You'll see how to do the "Edge to Edge" and "Rounded Rectangle" layouts that are the hallmark of native iPhone applications. You'll also see how to use the iPhone's Safari Debug Console to get hints on how to improve your web application as well as point out errors in your HTML and JavaScrip... (more)

iPhone as Biz-Phone - Sybase to Present at AJAXWorld's iPhone Developer Summit

With millions of iPhones sold in recent months, enterprises are challenged with how to manage the influx of these personal devices coming "in the back door" without compromising security policies. One IDC analyst states, "Bringing secure enterprise wireless email to the Apple iPhone brings it one step closer to being able to be used as a trusted enterprise device." Early Bird "Gold Pass" $295 For Two Days Limited to First 200 Delegates This is the background to the iPhone Developer Summit session "iPhone as Biz-Phone" to be given in March by Sybase's  Senthil Krishnapillai. The sessi... (more)

Apple iPhone Was Most Talked About Brand in 2008

According to new research from the social media services provider Virtue, the Apple iPhone was the most talked about brand across social media sites in 2008. Apple itself and its iPod also made the list of the top ten most talked about brands. The BlackBerry came only 20th. The first twenty on the list were as follows: 1.    iPhone 2.    CNN 3.    Apple 4.    Disney 5.    Xbox 6.    Starbucks 7.    iPod 8.    MTV 9.    Sony 10.   Dell 11.   Microsoft 12.   Ford 13.   Nintendo 14.   Target 15.   PlayStation 16.   Mac 17.   Turner 18.   Hewlett-Packard 19.   Fox News 20.   BlackBerry iP... (more)

Push It Up! Implementing Apple's Push Notifications for Fun and Profit

iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer Ever looked into Apple's Push Notification? If you thought it was as a simple as flicking a switch, think again! Enabling Push in your app is just the start and Joe Pezzillo, Co-Founder of Push IO LLC and the founder of Metafy LLC, will show you how to get your application up and running with Push Notifications in no time. He notes, "I will walk through how and why to add push notifications to an application and what's required on the server side." Pezzillo will be presenting a breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held No... (more)