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The workshop will be an opportunity for the project to disseminate its various outputs. However, more importantly, it will provide an opportunity to discuss ideas regarding student engagement, use cases, collaborating with local authorities and the perennial native applications vs. the mobile web debate. Benefits of attending: Become familiar with the opportunities and issues in […]

We have recently been working with the JISC communications team to produce a new beta service: http://m.jisc.ac.uk: “This is a mobile version of the JISC website, called ‘JISC Mobile’. JISC Mobile does not contain all of the content on the main JISC website. It is a cut-down version, featuring recent content that users are likely […]

The project team attended Open Source Junction: Cross-Platform Mobile Apps workshop at Trinity College, University of Oxford (29-30 March, 2011). The event was organised by OSS Watch and 100% Open with the intention of bringing academia and industry together “to explore how the two sectors can jointly build and exploit open source mobile technologies”. The […]

Last week (16-17th February, 2011) I attended the developer conference, Dev8D. The focus of the event is to provide cost effective training for developers in Higher Education. The event is comprised of tutorials, workshops, lightning talks, panel sessions by experts or ‘gurus’ and challenges. I gave a lightening talk on MyMobileBristol: I also sat on […]

During our recent Developing for the Mobile Web event, organised in partnership with DevCSI, Kirtsy Pitkin interviewed members of the project team and a number of the delegates. Nikki Rogers, the Project Manager of MyMobileBristol, talks about the project and organising the event: Here’s me needing a haircut and looking like I’m about to throw […]

We were recently visited by Marc Dobson and Andrew Stewart from the Support and Synthesis team of the Business and Community Engagement programme. Marc and Andrew produced the following recording of Nikki and myself:

I’m really pleased to announce that the MyMobileBristol, in collaboration with DevCSI, are hosting “Developing for the Mobile Web”. This is a free one day workshop exploring how developers can reuse and create web content so that it works on variety of mobile devices using Cascading Style Sheets, HTML 5, Javascript and related tools. It […]