The release of iPhone SDK has made it possible to create powerful native applications for the iPhone/iPod Touch. Based on Objective-C and Cocoa frameworks, the SDK provides a rich programming environment to quickly develop native applications. This presentation will introduce Objective-C/Cocoa to Java Developers and show how Java developers can get productive with the technology very quickly. Rakesh has developed a Sudoku game for the iPhone for a customer and is working on another game for the platform. Starting without any real Objective-C/Cocoa exposure, Rakesh was able to develop the core for the application in a very short time. Rakesh will share his development experiences with sample code to help the audience understand the language and framework.
Rakesh is the owner of Sans Pareil Technologies, Inc a Java and iPhone development and consulting company. Prior to starting SPT company Rakesh worked as a developer, designer and architect for Tribune Media Services. Rakesh has developed a Sudoku game for a customer, and is now starting work on the first of three additional games for the iPhone for the customer. Other than iPhone development, Rakesh has been an Object database and Echo evangelist for the past few years and has deployed applications built on Echo and object databases commercially as well as released open source applications built using the platform. Rakesh is the lead developer for EchoPoint component library for Echo3. Rakesh is at present the interim president of CJUG.
IIT Rice Campus Room 103 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187-8489Directions to IIT - Rice Campus in Wheaton
From the North or South: From I-355 (North-South Tollway), exit westbound at Rt.56/Butterfield Road and proceed west 3 1/2 miles on Butterfield Road to East Loop Road. Turn right onto East Loop Road (Phillip's 66 Gas Station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building. Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
From the I-294 (Tri-State Tollway), take the I-88 (East-West Tollway) westbound and follow directions "From the East or West" below.
From the East or West: From I-88 (East-West Tollway), take the Naperville Road exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Naperville Road and continue north for 1\275 miles to Rt. 56/Butterfield Road. Turn right onto Rt. 56/Butterfield Road and proceed 1/4 mile to the first traffic light (East Loop Road). Turn left on to East Loop Road, (Phillip's 66 Gas station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building.Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
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