Tim

Meetup announced: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Heather Gaye will present a case study of the mobile/responsive implementation of Olympic.org.nz.

Webscope and Katie Graham will present a case study of a tool they built and it's front-end & tablet implementation. There will probably be a small charge to cover costs and get Sal's pizza again, TBD. Sponsors welcome! We will start at 7pm. We will probably go to the Brewery Britomart afterwards, around 9pm.

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We are pleased to say that Webscope has been selected for the All-of-Government Web Services Panel. What is the Web Services panel?The Web Services Panel is an all-of-government approved panel for developing websites and applications. It currently consists of 81 New Zealand suppliers across 11 categories.
There’s a particular scene in the great Monty Python film ‘The Life of Brian’ where the PFJ (Peoples Front of Judea) get told of Brian’s imminent crucifixion and spend the next hour deliberating on what to do without ever actually getting much done. In the end the best Brian is offered is a barbershop rendition of “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow” and a small round of applause for his service to the PFJ as he faces his demise in the middle of desert.So how do we get from here to outsourcing digital projects?
Developing Apps for smartphones and tablets can be an incredibly confusing process and a huge resource sink of both time and money. Some drawbacks include needing to;develop completely different sets of code for Android, iOs, and Windows, design different interfaces and user experiences for each maintain those separate apps re-submit them to their respective app stores every time you need to change a line of code.In other words, it can range from being a real headache, to a complete nightmare.