Mobile Apps with Tap Tapas

Benjamin Ho
Event date: 
May 19, 2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
28 Maple Street, (upstairs)
Portland, ME
United States
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Maine IxDA
Event description: 

Maine IxDA presents a continuation of the Ubiquitous Computing series with the Portland Trails project.  In the previous event we discussed design synthesis and what to do with the research data.  Now we're ready to explore the process of developing mobile applications.

Mobile App Talk with Tap Tapas

The most popular form of ubiquitous computing in the last several years has been the use of smartphones.  With this explosion, new companies dedicate themselves to the development of mobile applications to harness all the different facets the technology offers.  Michael DeSouza, co-founder of Tap Tapas, knows of all the different aspects in developing these applications.  In this talk, he will enlighten us with his experiences in the design process from start to finish and touch upon some of the lessons and principles he and his company has learned.

More about Michael DeSouza:
Co-founder of Tap Tapas in 2008, Michael is an application strategist, designer and researcher.  The products Tap Tapas develops have been featured in New York Times, Apple, Reuters, MSNBC, O'Reilly Publications and Fox News.  Michael also co-founded cgCraft, a leader in web design and development.  Originally from New Hampshire, he currently resides in Scarborough, Maine with his wife and daughter.



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