Agenda for the Alpha Anywhere World Wide Developer Conference 2014 Announced

The Alpha Anywhere Developers Conference is getting close and we are happy to announce the agenda. This promises to be a very exciting event (it looks like it is going to sell out.) It will offer developers great insights into Alpha Anywhere - where it is, where it is going, how it is being used and how to get the most out of it. For more info please go to this link   The agenda is as follows as of today (additional sessions will also be added)  

What Will We Cover?

Breakout sessions will cover a wide range of both business and development topics at the forefront of every Alpha developers mind. Topics such as:
  • Mobile and Web Development
  • Building Offline Apps
  • Working with Payment Services Such as WorldPay
  • Working with MDM Products Such as Apperian
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Using Alpha with Bootstrap
  • Alpha Anywhere and Node JS
  • Alpha SaaS Framework and SaaS Business Issues
  • Twitter Integration for Developers
  • Much, Much More...


This is a tentative schedule, and is subject to change.
Day 1: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome & Opening with CEO, Richard Rabins
9:30 - 11:15 Product Road Map and Overview with Selwyn Rabins
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:00 Customer Showcase (Robin Bennett - Version Control and Automatic Updates)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Dan Bricklin - Mobile Application UI
2:00 - 2:30 Customer Showcase (Jim Coltz - Building Custom User Defined Components)
2:30 - 3:00 Jerry Brightbill - Troubleshooting Techniques & Performance Tuning
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:00 Bob Moore - Using the Phone Gap App Builder
4:00 - 4:30 Customer Showcase (Warren Wexelman - Healthcare and Electronic Medical Records)
4:30 - 5:00 Customer Showcase (Michael Cornford - Utilizing "Bootstrap" in your App)
Day 2: Thursday, October 9, 2014
9:00 - 10:00 Selwyn Rabins - Deep Dive into Alpha
10:00 - 10:30 Max Hammond - Twin Peaks Research
10.30 - 11:15 Kurt Rayner- Cloud Deployment with Alpha
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:00 Customer Showcase (Bachir Yazbik - Enterprise Construction Project Management)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Bob Moore - App publishing. iOS certificates, provisioning and publishing demystified.
2:00 - 2:30 The Alpha SaaS framework…creating your next SaaS application
2:30 - 3:00 Customer Showcase (Scott Lines - UI Best Practices )
3:00 - 3.15 Break
3:15 - 4.00 Dan Bricklin - Touch Forms and Editor with the new Genie
4:00 - 4:30 Clive Swanepoel - Hosting your Alpha Application
4:30 - 5:00 Customer Showcase (Steve Wood - The Web App Framework)
Day 3: Friday, October 10, 2014
9:00 - 9.30 Selwyn Rabins - Best Practices in Mobile App Development
9:30 - 10:00 Bob Moore - App publishing. iOS certificates, provisioning and publishing demystified.
10:00 - 10:30 Terry Smith - The Alpha IIS Server
10:30 - 11:15 Dion McCormick - Tips and Tricks in Mobile App Development
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:00 Customer Showcase (TBD)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Jerry Brightbill - Secrets to Filtering Data based on User
2.00 - 2:30 Customer Showcase (Steve Wood - IADN (Independent Alpha Developers Network))
2:30 - 3:00 CLOSING - Richard Rabins

Pre-Conference Training Workshop: "Beyond Codeless"

Available to pre-order ticket holders only, we'll be hosting a day-long, intensive Alpha Anywhere programming workshop on October 7th. Lead by a senior Alpha developer Jerry Brightbill who has extensive experience building large, scalable systems, this course will examine various coding systems and how they can be integrated into Alpha Anywhere. See course overview.
New Tutorial! Richly Formatted Client Side Data Displays and Reports in Alpha Anywhere
Details on the Building Robust Offline Applications with Alpha Anywhere

About Author

Richard Rabins
Richard Rabins

Co-founder of Alpha Software, Richard Rabins focuses on strategy, sales, and marketing. Richard also served as CEO of SoftQuad International from 1997 to 2001, when it owned Alpha. In addition to his 30 years with the company, Richard played a key role as co-founder, and served as president and chairman of the Massachusetts Software Council (now the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council), the largest technology trade organization in Massachusetts. Prior to founding Alpha, Richard was a project leader and consultant with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), and a management consultant with Management Decision Systems, Inc. Richard holds a master's degree in system dynamics from the Sloan School at MIT, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and master's degree in control engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has served on the boards of Silent Systems, Legacy Technology and O3B Networks, and is co-founder of Tubifi

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