AT&T Developer Program Newsletter, April 2012
We recently sent out the April edition of the AT&T Developer Program Newsletter. Be sure and check out some of the top stories including new devices, APIDaily.com, upcoming events, and the new Foundry Website.
You might also want to check out some of the other stories including the new AT&T API Platform SDK for Microsoft, the “[Your App Here]” Promotional Campaign from Windows Phone & Nokia, ARO success stories, Brew Application Value Billing now available on AT&T Brew MP Devices, AT&T’s involvement in the OpenStack Community, and a recap of the AT&T SXSW Mobile App Hackathon.
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The Nokia Lumia 900, named “Best of CES ” for all smartphones, is the first Windows Phone from Nokia on the AT&T LTE network. One of the first 4G LTE Windows Phones in the world, the Nokia Lumia 900 gives AT&T customers an additional 4G LTE smartphone choice from the largest selection of Windows Phones in the U.S. Operating on Windows Phone 7.5 R2, the Lumia 900 has all the great features and capabilities that you’ve come to expect from the Windows Phone platform. This device brings a great browsing experience with IE9 hardware accelerated graphics and HTML5 support. Other key features include a large 4.3″ 800X480 ClearBlack AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass covering and an 8-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens, 4x zoom and dual-LED flash. Check out the detailed specs for the new Nokia Lumia 900 now.
Create experiences that will amaze your customers and develop apps for this device with XNA and Silverlight frameworks and build web experiences using Internet Explorer 9. If games are your interest then rich graphical experiences on Windows Phone — as well as Xbox — are created using XNA Studio. Learn about the Windows Phone SDK now.
APIDaily.com is a new site dedicated to helping mobile app development by providing useful resources and tools for developing your next app. If you enjoy comics and need a break from the business end of your work, check out Developer Man. This light, fun comic tackles a serious issue in mobile application development overcoming the Black Hats’ plan to exploit mobile applications security vulnerabilities.
All of our webcasts are free.
Attendees can enter to win an AT&T Smartphone; the winner will be notified via e-mail after each webcast.
A full list of webcasts can be found on the upcoming events page.
Look Out for the Latest Mobile App Trends, with Insight from a Leading Analyst Firm
Thursday, April 19, 10–11 AM Pacific Time
Come interact with IDC’s Scott Ellison, VP Mobile & Connected Consumer Platforms, as he shares the latest insights into key mobile app trends. Scott will be discussing the latest survey data on what mobile app developers will be focusing on in 2012, including what percentage of apps will integrate HTML5, the evolution of business models, and how developers are using social media in their apps and how that might change. Scott will also be discussing the brewing mobile social battle between Facebook and Google and how that will create new opportunities for app developers over the course of the next 6–18 months. Register now.
Thursday, April 26, 10–11 AM Pacific Time
A full list of events can be found on the upcoming events page.
AT&T Mobile App Hackathon
April 13–14: Seattle, WA
Have an app idea or need an app built for your business? The AT&T Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program and Apigee that is designed for attendees (technical and nontechnical) to build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories, and, most importantly, meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. Our hackathon will introduce you to the latest cutting-edge tools to help deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud. Register now.
AT&T Mobile App Hackathon
May 4–5: Palo Alto, CA
Are you a master at coding with HTML5 or looking to become one? This special Mobile App Hackathon, produced by the AT&T Developer Program, Facebook, and WAC is designed for attendees (technical and nontechnical) to learn more about HTML5, build HTML5 mobile apps, get fed, and compete for some jaw-dropping prizes. Prizes include $20,000 for the best overall app and a special prize provided by Facebook for the team with the best social app. To help you build a winning app, we will introduce you to the latest cutting-edge tools so that you can easily deploy your own HTML5 app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud. Register now.
CTIA Wireless 2012
May 8–10: New Orleans, LA
CTIA is All Things Mobile. Now with new dates in May, International CTIA Wireless is even better positioned to meet the needs of the global wireless marketplace. This conference provides a great opportunity to create a personalized, powerful experience at the one place for carrier services, enterprise, communications, apps, content, and social networking. Register for CTIA now. Plus, join us for one of our infamous mobile scavenger hunts. Even if you’ve done one of these before you’ll find that this isn’t your typical hunt. Check out our Developer Man comic book and learn all the tips and tricks before you join us at CTIA on May 8 in New Orleans.
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