WEBINARS

2014 WEBINAR SCHEDULE

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Making Machines Talk

Summary:
Join us as we demystify the complexities of wireless M2M connectivity and back-end systems integration. Plus, take a tour around our M2M Developer Program website and learn about our Knowledge Center Wiki, Developer Forum and much more, including:

  • Understanding the value behind WNS, AES, DCF and Device Diagnostics
  • Take a deeper dive into Wireless Network Services (WNS)
  • Work with our Web Service APIs

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Past Webinars

Thursday, October 24, 2013

M2M Solution Development – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Summary:
The world of connected machines can make everyday business a breeze but building the infrastructure to produce actual results that positively affect your bottom line can be difficult and complex. If you’ve been thinking about integrating M2M device connectivity, monitoring, management, and control into your new or existing application, Verizon has the experience, programs, and assets that can help you be successful. Join us for an informative webinar to learn about how to build M2M solutions with the best.

What you will learn:

  • The challenges behind M2M development
  • M2M development lifecycles — and how to shorten them
  • The Verizon M2M Developer Ecosystem advantage:
  • M2M SDKs and their capabilities
  • The power of Verizon Advanced M2M
  • Application development platform
  • Industry insights from the Innovation Program on:
  • Product design
  • Integration of 4G LTE into non-traditional
    wireless products
  • 4G LTE network testbed, and much more

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

HTML5: Separating Fact from Fiction

Summary:
App developers have kept a close watch on HTML5, with its promises of faster, easier development and cross-platform simplicity. Meanwhile, the technology has been slapped down by companies like Facebook, who contend that its performance isn't up to snuff. Join the Verizon Developer Community for a webinar to separate the fact from fiction about HTML5 apps, the best approaches to using it, and how you can use HTML5 to develop more efficiently and cost-effectively. We'll cover:

  • What HTML5 can and can't do
  • Pure HTML5 and HTML5/native hybrid approaches
  • When to consider HTML5, hybrid and native
  • Tips, best practices and lessons learned from developers using HTML5
  • And more!

The webinar already took place, you can view here. Thank you for attending!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Introducing Sencha Touch 2.1 on BlackBerry Touch

Summary: We will talk about Sencha Touch in general, highlighting some of the new features in Sencha Touch 2.1 and we will focus on how to bring your Sencha Touch based application to BlackBerry 10 platform showcasing some code samples and snippets. At the end, we will have a Q&A period so that the attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Presenters: Naveenan Murugesu, Application Development Consultant, RIM and Aditya Bansod, Vice President, Product Marketing, Sencha

The webinar already took place. A link to the notes will be posted soon.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Integrating Apps with BlackBerry Messenger on BlackBerry 10 

Summary:
Make your app go viral! This webcast will cover the basics of integrating your BlackBerry 10 application with BlackBerry Messenger. Learn about the benefits of the BBM Social Platform, including how to help increase the discovery of your application. By the end of the series, you will be knowledgeable in the features of the BBM Social Platform and know how you can integrate them into your own application. Topics Covered Include: 

  • Benefits of the BBM Social Platform
  • Features of the BBM Social Platform including:
    • BBM SP Invite To Download
    • BBM SP Profile Boxes
    • BBM SP User Profile BBM Chat 

The webinar already took place. A link to the notes will be posted soon.

November 15, 2012

Developing Apps for Tablets

Summary:
Sales of tablets are exploding. Are your apps ready for this market? Tablets are much more than phones with bigger screens -- many of them have unique features like stylus input and some are targeted at very specific niche markets, while your users interact with apps on them in a very different way than apps on phones. The good news for developers, though, is that some tablet apps can command higher prices and revenues than their phone counterparts. Join the Verizon Developer Community and WIP for a webinar on developing tablet apps, and learn:

  • How to design your tablet apps to fit the form factor
  • The market opportunities available specifically on tablet apps
  • Tips and best practices from fellow developers with great tablet apps
  • And more!

The webinar already took place, you can view here. Thank you for attending!

October 25, 2012

Building Apps with NFC

Summary:
The number of near-field communication (NFC) enabled handsets in users’ hands is growing, creating a great opportunity for developers to make NFC apps. While NFC is most commonly thought of as a way to make mobile payments, there are many other ways that developers can integrate NFC into their apps to create cool new features, such as easy media and file sharing, ticketing and access control, social networking and more. Join the Verizon Developer Community and WIP for a webinar on NFC, where we’ll cover:

  • Examples and potential uses of NFC apps
  • How to integrate NFC into your own apps
  • Tips and best practices from fellow developers using NFC today
  • And more!

The webinar already took place, you can view here. Thank you for attending!

September 20, 2012

It’s all about Location Location Location

Summary:
We explore how adding NAVBuilder inside (NBI) can increase the value and offering of your app. We discuss the key benefits of adding Location-based Services to your application, as well as the steps needed to implement the NBI SDK.
   
NBI is a FREE SDK that enables you to add a variety of location based services to your app, as well as mobile couponing single search/predictive text features. NBI is cross platform (Android, iOS, BlackBerry, and Brew) and cross carrier, making it even more versatile than ever before.

The webinar already took place, you can view here. Thank you for attending!

June 21, 2012

Driving App User Engagement & Loyalty

Summary:
It's been reported that a quarter of all downloaded apps only get used once, meaning that driving user downloads is only the start of the journey to success and the path to revenues. So after a user downloads your app, what can you do to drive repeated use, user engagement and loyalty? Join the Verizon Developer Community and WIP for a webinar where you'll learn how to keep your app users coming back for more. We'll cover:

  • the connection between loyal users and in-app purchases
  • how to use tools like push notifications and social network integration to create stickiness and loyalty
  • managing your app's lifecycle to keep user coming back with new features and updates
  • how to use analytics to understand your users and give them what they want
  • best practices and tips from leading developers to create loyal, repeat users
  • and more!

The webinar already took place, you can view here. Thank you for attending!

May 18,2012

In App Purchasing

Summary:
In-app purchases now make up more than 70% of the revenues in the iTunes App Store, and account for a growing chunk of revenues on other platforms as well. Learn how to maximize the in-app purchase opportunity and revenue potential of your apps in this webinar, moderated by the Wireless Industry Partnership and hosted by Verizon Wireless. In it, you will learn:

  • how to align your app design with in-app purchasing models
  • how to maximize your conversions and revenues
  • best practices for implementing in-app purchasing
  • tips and lessons learned from other developers using in-app  purchases

The webinar already took place, you can view here. Thank you for attending!