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DevCon5 – the premier hands-on conference for HTML5 and Mobile App Developers – kicks off on Monday, July 23, 2012, at the Kimmel Center in New York, TMC and Crossfire Media announced. Held over two days, DevCon5 allows developers to dig into the code, see applications come to life on the screen, and network with experts and colleagues.

Wayne Lee, director of engineering at Qualcomm, will present the luncheon keynote session on “The Future of Mobile Computing” on Monday, July 23. Lee has been working on mobile OS platform software for the past 10 years: BREW, Windows Mobile, Linux, Android, ChromeOS, WebOS. He now works on developer outreach and provides tools to help mobile developers create more powerful and compelling applications on mobile platforms like Android, Windows RT, and HTML5.

On Tuesday, July 24, David Kaneda, creative Web technologist, and Josh Clark, designer and author for Global Moxie, will deliver a luncheon keynote on “Designing for Mobile.” Kaneda is a designer, developer, and consultant based in San Francisco. He was previously the creative director at Sencha, where he worked on the company’s brand and HTML5 framework, Sencha Touch, and created jQTouch, a jQuery plugin for mobile development, before that. Clark is a designer specializing in mobile design strategy and user experience. He is the author of Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps (OReilly, 2010) and Best iPhone Apps (OReilly, 2009). Global Moxie offers consulting services, training, and product invention workshops to help creative organizations build tapworthy mobile apps and effective websites.

In all, more than 25 industry pundits will be speaking at the event, representing companies such as, Adobe, appMobi, Kaazing,, LongTail Video, MassDiGI, Mobiquity, MocoSpace, Mozilla Labs, Relevens, RIM, Sencha, and more. Sessions will delve into dozens of HTML5 and mobile app topics, including:

  • Abstracting CSS for Complex Theming Systems
  • Alice.js Animating HTML5 User Experiences
  • Creating Massively Cross-Platform Games with One HTML5 Code Base
  • Designing Cross-Platform Mobile Web Apps
  • GameJam WebGL
  • Innovation 3.0
  • Moving to Mobility
  • The Mozilla App Ecosystem
  • The Power of Canvas
  • Using PhoneGap to build cross platform mobile applications in HTML5, CSS and Javascript
  • WebSocket 101
  • WebWorks Maximizing HTML5

The event is sponsored by Kaazing, the company enabling the Living Web – the dynamic, interactive online world populated by applications that are always on, always connected and always real-time. appMobi and Viewbiquity are Gold sponsors for the event.

The full DevCon5 agenda is now online, and registration is now open. For exhibitor and sponsorship information, contact Joe Fabiano at [email protected] or 203-852-6800 x132. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster at [email protected].

About Crossfire Media:

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

About TMC:

TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the Cloud Computing, Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, and Next Gen Mobility magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events including: Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more!

Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

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