Simon MacDonald

Simon MacDonald

Simon MacDonald has twenty years of development experience and has worked on a variety of projects including object oriented databases, police communication systems, speech recognition, and unified messaging. His current focus is contributing to the open source PhoneGap project to enable developers to create cross platform mobile applications using web technologies. Simon has been building web applications since they were written using shell scripts and he still has nightmares about those dark d

Montreal 2018 sessions

Building Cross Platform Progressive Web Apps

English session - Intermediate

Progressive Web Apps are the new hotness with Google pressing hard to make them the defacto choice for building mobile applications but what's to be done about iOS where many of the key API's are not supported. That's where Apache Cordova/PhoneGap comes in by polyfilling the missing functionality. In this talk I'll show you how to create a PWA that runs on the web, Android and iOS from a single code base. Take advantage of some new tools to easil

Montreal 2017 sessions