AUGUST 5th mtg (NO MEETING in July)

NOTE: We are CANCELING the JULY 1st mtg, to give everyone a bit of a break for the holiday, etc.

Our AUGUST meeting will be AUGUST 5th from 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT!  Please RSVP so we can order enough food.

Our own Steve Maier will discuss Game Rating Certfications.  We will also have a freeform discussion of iOS 8 and Apple’s new Swift programming language.

RSVP at http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/17805-approchester-august-monthly-meeting

Our AUGUST sponsor is MODIS.  Be sure to check them out if you are recruiting or looking for an opportunity:

Mike Keegan, Resource Development Manager, MODIS

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mike-keegan/0/717/661

200 Meridian Centre, Suite 250 Rochester, NY 14618   585-613-3812 – office     585-465-1236 – cell

Ajilon Consulting + Modis ° Joining Forces for Specialized Technology Solutions - An Adecco Company ° The Global Leader in Workforce Solutions

Be sure to sign up for our email list Google Group at  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!aboutgroup/approchester

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

http://tinyurl.com/6c2ju3p

June 3rd Mtg, 6pm – 8:30pm RIT Innovation Center

Our JUNE meeting will be on June 3rd from 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT!  Please RSVP so we can order enough food.

Our own AppRochesterian Jake Brandt, of Mindex, will be presenting TypeScript, a superset of Javascript that runs on any browser and adds type safety and enforces design patterns that are often neglected during client-side development.  He will dive into a practical example where he implemented LINQ in TypeScript/Javascript and will then expand that to a quick preview of his implementation of LINQ-to-SQL for Node.js, a cross-platform Javascript-based scripting and server environment.

Also on the meeting agenda is a presentation by another AppRochesterian, Tom Kolankiewicz, who recently attended the Android Developer Conference in Boston (May 27th through May 30th).  Tom will share some highlights of the conference.

 

May 6th AppRochester mtg

Our MAY meeting will be on May 6th from 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT after their Summer renovations!  Please RSVP so we can order enough food.  RSVP at http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/16096-approchester-may-monthly-meeting

Our own AppRochesterian Professor Tom Kolankiewicz will be speaking on the latest app development tools.  Here’s his agenda:

Title:
Overview & Demo of Android App Developer Console App Testing and Staged Rollout Feature
Intro:
At the 2013 Google I/O conference, Google introduced  some new capabilities to the Android App Developer Console for app testing and staged rollouts.  If an android developer chooses to do so, they can now promote their app releases from Alpha –> Beta –> Production in a more controlled and managed way.   A developer can publish a “limited release” of their app in the google play store by effectively making their app visible only to individuals in a Beta Test Google Group or Google+ Community. 
Using this new capability, an android developer can:
  • Gather expanded end user testing and feedback, 
  • Better manage the Beta Testing process and be assured that all Beta Testers are running the most current Beta Build on their mobile devices,
  • Make your app launch a successful and painless deployment task  instead of crossing your fingers and hoping for the best. 
 
This process also provides a means to mitigate the android device fragmentation problem by identifying problematic android device models (and even device manufacturers) and then excluding these devices from having visibility to your app in the Google Play Store.
In this presentation, Tom will discuss and demo his recent experience in using the app testing and staged rollouts capabilities.  Time permitting, Tom will then lead a discussion on identifying some best practices for app Beta Testing and Deployment that are both cross-platform and app store agnostic.

Be sure to sign up for our email list Google Group at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!aboutgroup/approchester

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list athttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

http://tinyurl.com/6c2ju3p

April 1st Meeting – continue with Hackathon project(s)

First, thanks to Mark Navarra of Wellington Steele & Associates (http://www.wellingtonsteele.com) for volunteering to sponsor the April 1st (no foolin!) AppRochester mtg at RIT. Details at http://AppRochester.com

In addition to any show & tell, we will allocate the time to continue working on your AT&T Civic Hackathon project(s) Details at http://attroc.hackupstate.com

Steve and I are judges, so we can’t participate, other than helping get things started and providing refreshments.

If you haven’t signed up, there is still time to do so, either as a group or individual contributor. Start a team, join a team, whatever, but give it a try.

Below is info on another Hackathon, in Syracuse.

And BarCamp is coming up as well, April 19th! http://BarCampRoc.org

March Mtg – AT&T Rochester Civic App HACKATHON!

Our MARCH meeting will be on March 4th, 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT after their Summer renovations!  Please RSVP so we can order enough food.

INSTEAD OF A REGULAR SPEAKER, we thought it would be good to use this time to brainstorm and start work on one or more projects for the upcoming AT&T Hackathon.  Details here: http://attroc.hackupstate.com

We (Todd Bernhard and Steve Maier) are judges so we can’t play any role, but we’ll bring the pizza and drinks, and leave you to your own devices, figuratively and literally!  Please RSVP here: http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/14919-approchester-march-monthly-meeting

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list athttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

http://tinyurl.com/6c2ju3p

 

February Meeting

Our February meeting will be on Feb 4th, 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT after their Summer renovations!  Please RSVP so we can order enough food.  RSVP at NexPlex: 

http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/14361-approchester-february-monthly-meeting

Our February sponsor is Mark Navarra / Wellington Steele & Associates http://www.wellingtonsteele.com

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list athttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

http://tinyurl.com/6c2ju3p

 

JANUARY MTG: on the 14th due to bad weather on the 7th

Our JANUARY meeting has been rescheduled due to bad weather.

We are now meeting Tuesday, JANUARY 14TH, 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT after their Summer renovations!  Please RSVP at http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/13223-rescheduled-approchester-monthly-meeting so we can order enough food.

Todd Bernhard will be presenting his CES observations.  If you have any App Show & Tell, please join in.

Our January sponsor is Mike Keegan / Modis, http://www.modis.com/locations/rochester/

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

http://tinyurl.com/6c2ju3p

December Mtg: Photoshop!

Our DECEMBER meeting will be Tuesday, December 3rd, 6pm to 8:30pm.  We are BACK AT RIT after their Summer renovations!  Please RSVP so we can order enough food.  RSVP here: http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/12707-approchester-monthly-meeting

Our own Dower Chin will be presenting his talk on Adobe’s Photoshop.  Learn how to make great graphics for use in your apps, as icons, buttons, backgrounds, sprites, and more!

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

http://tinyurl.com/6c2ju3p

Nov mtg: Nov 12th (SECOND Tuesday): LiveCode cross platform development

Hi AppRochesterians, 

There’s another election the first Tuesday in November, and since RIT’s Center for Innovation is used for election coverage, we need to move our meeting to the following Tuesday.

Rick Harrison is still okay to present his talk on cross platform development with the open source Live Code, on the 12th.

Please RSVP here:  http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/11745-approchester-monthly-meeting
 
Thanks to Mark Navarra of Wellington Steele (http://www.wellingtonsteele.com) recruiting for sponsoring the pizza/drinks!
 
Also, remember BarCamp is this Saturday.  http://barcamproc.org

Oct 1st mtg, AT MINDEX!

NOTE: RIT is not ready for us yet, so we will be back at MINDEX in Winton Place, as we have been all summer! Details below:

Our OCTOBER meeting will be Tuesday, October 1st, 6pm to 8:30pm.

NOTE: MINDEX is both our event host, and they are sponsoring the refreshments, so please be sure to thank Jake Brandt and his employer and utilize their services.

AppRochesterian Peter Traeg will show how to develop the same app, using multiple methods (native, PhoneGap, Titanium.) so you can get a feel for the different options.

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and pizza and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

NOTE: While RIT’s Innovation Center is being refurbished, we will be meeting at Mindex Technologies, thanks to Mindex employee and AppRochester member Jake Brandt.  They are located at:

Mindex Technologies, Inc.

3495 Winton Place, Bldg. E, Suite 4, Rochester, NY 14623

And here our their coordinates:

https://maps.google.com/maps?daddr=43.094445,-77.576682&hl=en&ll=43.09437,-77.576678&spn=0.000554,0.00066&sll=43.094711,-77.576768&sspn=0.001108,0.001321&t=w&mra=mift&mrsp=1&sz=20&deg=180&z=21

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