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Build your cross-platform service in a week with App Engine

Jose L
April 11, 2014

Build your cross-platform service in a week with App Engine

This presentation is built around two of the most important blocks of a cross platform app, client + api development, as well as how to reach, based on that foundation, the quickest MVP that allows to identify the main pitfalls, issues and use cases of your project. Main aspects about topics like quick iteration, service integration, feedback loop and living in a beta world are covered along the talk.

Jose L

April 11, 2014

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