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Patrick Linskey, Track Host, Java Persistence Expert

 Patrick  Linskey

Patrick Linskey has been involved in object/relational mapping and databases for the last decade. As the founder and CTO of SolarMetric, Patrick drove the technical direction of the company and oversaw the development of Kodo, through its acquisition by BEA. At BEA, Patrick led the EJB team in designing and implementing the WebLogic Server EJB 3.0 solution, and represented BEA on the JDO and EJB3 expert groups. He is a contributor to the Apache OpenJPA project.

Since leaving Oracle last summer, Patrick has worked on a number of projects, ranging from traditional three-tier web and mobile applications to C# peer - to - peer client applications with custom-designed distributed storage solutions.

Presentation: "How to Build an iPhone Application in 45 Minutes"

Time: Wednesday 11:30 - 12:30

Location: Lille Sal


The iPhone is a watershed device -- it democratizes the mobile computing platform, enabling developers worldwide to write and deploy mobile applications. Never before has it been so easy to deliver an application to a large audience. It also boasts a really powerful set of toolkits, simplifying mobile UI and eye candy alike.

In this talk, you'll watch the development of a simple iPhone app from project creation to testing on the device. Along the way, Patrick will highlight some of the features and challenges you may run across working with the Objective-C, iPhone SDK and Apple's App Store.