Smart Rallies Local Mobile Application Developers to Android

Article excerpt

Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in partnership Taiwan smartphone maker HTC brings together mobile application developers at the Smart Mobile Developer Conference Friday at the Science Discovery Center at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City.The Smart Mobile Developer Conference features Google's latest mobile platform Android. The whole-day conference aims to encourage the Philippine mobile developer community to become Android experts by exchanging knowledge and sharing their experiences and tools in developing mobile applications for the new mobile platform.The conference will feature guests and experts from Smart, HTC, Google and the developer community who will talk about Android through presentations including an "Introduction to Android," "Android in the Changing Mobile Ecosystem," "Android SDK," and "Programming Environment" among others. There will also be demonstrations on local Android development samples, hands-on workshops on using Android and other developer tools, and a panel discussion on "What makes a killer app?" with guests and experts from Smart, HTC, and leading Android developers.A highlight of the conference is the announcement of the Smart Mobile Developer Competition which aims to bring out the best in the Philippines' mobile application developer community. …