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Episode 2: HTML5 vs. Native—Who Will Win?
Wednesday, September 18th • 8:00 am & 8:00 pm (Pacific Time)
Our guests tackle the debate between HTML5 and native code—which builds the better apps?  Get beyond the fan-boy hype, and hear directly from app developers like Dan Bricklin, Drew Crawford, Dave Methvin and Mike Richmond as they challenge each other—and you—to take an honest look at the best way to build an app.  Followed by live Q&A.
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HTML5 vs Native - Who Will Win?

09/18/2013 10:00AM - 10:30AM

Mike Richmond, Dave Methvin, Dan Bricklin & Drew Crawford

Mike Richmond
Open Source Technology Center
Intel CorporationMike Richmond has worked at Intel for almost 30 years in a variety of strategic, engineering and marketing roles.  He led early experiments in blending TV and the Internet, and drove the transformation of the BIOS industry from proprietary implementations to the UEFI standard.  He managed the software for Intel's first Linux-based product. Two years ago, he initiated Intel's HTML5 strategy.
Dave Methvin
jQuery FoundationDave Methvin is President of the jQuery Foundation and lead developer of jQuery Core. As an independent consultant he provides training and development services focused on applying and optimizing client-side technologies such as HTML5 and JavaScript.
Dan Bricklin
Alpha Software CorporationDan Bricklin is currently CTO of Alpha Software Corporation, a company whose Alpha Anywhere product enables developers to rapidly create and deploy robust business applications for mobile devices and personal computers. Immediately prior to that, he was a software developer, creating the popular Note Taker HD iPad app and the SocialCalc JavaScript Open Source spreadsheet engine. He has a long and storied career in the software industry, and is best known for codeveloping VisiCalc, the pioneering electronic spreadsheet, while he was a student at the Harvard Business School in 1979. VisiCalc is widely credited with fueling the initial rapid growth of the personal computer industry.

Drew Crawford
Owner & Operator
DrewCrawford Apps

Drew is a software developer, writer, and consultant.  He owns and operates DrewCrawfordApps, an Austin-based boutique development company with a focus on delivering challenging and innovative iPhone, iPad, and server software and solutions for companies of all sizes.  Drew's work has been featured in TechCrunch and Daring Fireball, and his writing and insight have been praised by numerous industry luminaries.



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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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