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Mobile DevCon at 'Mobile Moves Michigan' Features Tech Content for Mobile Devs, Coders & Enthusiasts
PR Log - Jul 17, 2012 - DETROIT, MICHIGAN - The real world doesn't focus on a single technology, phone or solution, so neither will WIPJam + Muther! MI. It will be a real mash-up where Hack-a-thon meets DevCon in a fun, informative format!

Michigan’s mobile community can attend and experience a great lineup of Mobile Sessions and Technical Master classes for developers, coders and mobile enthusiasts.  This is a great opportunity to learn, share and code with mobile experts.

Attend WIPJam to:

•    Connect with mobile development experts from across North America.
•    Discover new APIs, Tools, SDKs for app development.
•    Get a crash course in Mobile 101: How it's changing enterprise.
•    Learn how mobile is driving the auto-industry.
•    Find out the mobile trends for the next 12 months.
•    Learn what a mobile strategy can do for your business.

Attend Muther! of all Hack-a-thons to:

•    Attend Deep Dive Technical Master Classes for intense training
•    Visit Expert Tables and learn tips & tricks from the experts to enhance your app
•    Compete for thousands of $$$ in prizes.
•    Build an App in 24 hours & pitch it to win great prizes

Additional information and registration details can be found at

Master Classes include:

Microsoft Master Technical Class
Use your HTML5 skills to build Windows 8 apps and make crazy money - Windows 8 is a game-changer. Join this session to learn about the new platform for building Metro-style applications.  Get an understanding of the platform design tenets, the programming language choices, and the integration points with the operating system and across Metro style apps.  We will dive into HTML5 code, showing the new features that you will need to learn, like snapping, contracts and charms, appbars, and tiles.  You will walk away with the fundamentals for building a Windows 8 application using HTML5.  Finally, we will conclude with info on the new Windows Store, which gives you an easy way to sell your apps to an incredibly large global market, and some tips & tricks for getting rich with the Windows Store.

BlackBerry Master Technical Class
Are you an HTML5 web developer looking to apply your skills to the mobile market? BlackBerry® 10 is a great place to start. This master class will provide hands-on experience in developing a BlackBerry® 10 app using the BlackBerry® WebWorks™ SDK. This class will cover how to install the development environment and build your first app. Attendees will be introduced to how they can enhance their web applications by integrating them with device capabilities. After this class you will be ready to build/port your HTML5 application for BlackBerry® 10 and BlackBerry® PlayBook™.

NOOK Developer Master Class
The NOOK Developer program enables content providers and the developer community to market and sell their content and applications to millions of Barnes & Noble customers. Barnes & Noble invites developers to sign up, learn more and submit their content and apps at  Hear more at the NOOK Developer Master Class at WIPJam.

Digital Globe Master Technical Class
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Their collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than two billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) offer a range of on- and offline products and services designed to enable customers/developers to easily access and integrate the imagery into their business operations and applications.  Learn more at the Digital Globe Master Technical Class

About Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP):
WIP is only about mobile developers and building strong developer communities. WIPJams are all about learning, sharing of ideas and providing a chance for all the members of the mobile eco-system to meet in a highly interactive environment. WIP held the very first WIPJam, Day for Developers in 2008 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Over the past five years, thousands of developers have attended WIPJams and WIP Hack-a-thons, on four continents. Today, WIP continues to reach developers all over the world and give them the opportunity to experience the value of a WIPJam. More information about WIP may be found at  

About Mobile Moves Michigan (MMM):
Mobile Moves Michigan (MMM) is an exciting, state-wide event designed to educate, inspire and grow Michigan's mobile / wireless technology industry. It will also serve as a public showcase of the diversity and breadth of mobile / wireless activity that is based here and how it is contributing to the state's economic recovery effort.  MMM is produced by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM). The event consists of several components:

•   Presentations from local, national and international mobile industry experts
•   Mobile / Wireless Tech Symposium & Strategic Planning Session
•   Michigan Mobile / Wireless Technology Exhibition
•   WIPJam, Day for Developers + Muther! of all Hack-a-thons

To request an invitation to the Mobile / Wireless Tech Symposium:
To request exhibit space in the Michigan Mobile / Wireless Tech Exhibition:

Sponsors / Supporters / Media Partners:

Sponsors ‘ Mobile Moves Michigan’ include:  TechSmith, Spectrum Health/Priority Health, Digital Globe, Microsoft, Mapquest, Blackberry, Apigee, Red Hat, NOOK Developer (Barnes & Noble), Mobile Comply, Gravity Works, Strategic Growth Concepts, Media Academica, The Prewitt Group and Mousetrap Mobile.

Supporting organizations for ‘Mobile Moves Michigan’ include:  Mobile Monday Michigan, Automation Alley, Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA), Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP), Application Developers Alliance, Detroit Dev Days, and the Michigan Council of Women in Technology.

Media Partners include:  Fierce Developer, Crain’s Detroit, Mobile Groove, Greening Detroit, SmartGrid Careers, SmartBusiness, and Michigan Tech News.

About the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan
The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) is a Michigan-based non-profit trade association for the mobile / wireless industry. Our mission is to grow the industry within the state by increasing demand for Michigan-based mobile / wireless technology products and services, thereby generating increased entrepreneurial and enterprise-level opportunities and creating sustainable jobs for Michigan residents.

MTAM sponsors Michigan-based growth of the Mobile Monday organization which to-date boasts 2000+ members in chapters located in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids and Lansing; performs research for members and other interested parties; facilitates idea sharing, entrepreneurial programs, training programs and jobs creation; acts as a liaison with the mobile / wireless technology community inside and outside of Michigan; and serves as a resource for all things related to the mobile / wireless industry. MTAM’s website can be found at .

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