Customize The Conference App: Quick Start
Congratulations for wanting to jumping on board with creating a mobile app for your event. You’re a forward thinker and you deserve glory and fame.
You no doubt want to build some customizations into The Conference App to make it your own. The simplest of these is changing the splash screen and adding your own CSS Stylesheet. The way to do this is to start your own add-on (or sibling) plugin that tells The Conference App plugin what ...Continue Reading ?
Importing Data into The Conference Plugin
In order to get data into The Conference Plugin (and by extension, The Conference App), you basically need everything in two Excel spreadsheets.
The first spreadsheet is for the people – speakers, performers, panelists, exhibitors, delegates – anyone you want to appear in the app. Within that one, we’re looking for first name, last name, website, twitter (if known), bio (line breaks are fine) and images. The images come in the form of URLs – so a URL to the image ...Continue Reading ?
The Conference Plugin + App Demo
Let’s take a look at this thing in action. This is a first of a series of posts that we will publish to answer some of your pre-purchase questions and to help you get started building your own event app using The Conference Plugin and The Conference App.
The following video will take you from a clean WordPress installation to a working mobile app in just over 10 minutes.
Here is what you will see:
Sencha Touch O’Reilly Conference App done with WordPress
All Hail the GPL. All Hail Open Source.
I’ve been coding for a long time now, but it wasn’t until I started getting into WordPress plugin development in early 2010 that I began to really appreciate the possibility of making a living creating “Free” software. The trick is that “Free” refers not to the price, but to the code. Releasing code open source gives developers permission to use, learn from, extend and alter the code. This fact came in very handy ...Continue Reading ?