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Free API & App Trainings by Apigee


Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:00 PM (PST)

Free API & App Trainings by Apigee

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Type End Quantity
Training #1: Design & Implement your First RESTful API with node.js (Tuesday 5pm–9pm) Ended Free  
Training #2: Build your First Mobile App with HTML5, jQuery, PhoneGap and a Backend-as-a-Service (Wednesday 8:30am–4:30pm) Ended Free  
Training #3: Building High-Performance Mobile Apps with HTML5 (Thursday 8:30am–4:30pm) Ended Free  

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Three free training courses to learn everything you need to know to

1) Design & Implement your first RESTful API with node.js
2) Build your first mobile app with HTML5
or 3) Build a high performance mobile app with HTML5 

As taken by over 2,000 people in San Francisco, Austin, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Denver, Detroit, Toronto, Dallas, Raleigh, New York, Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles and more!

The classes are completely free (and all the software & services we’ll be using are too — most of them are even open-source)


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Training #1
Design & Implement your First RESTful API with node.js
Tuesday, 5pm–9pm

Dive into APIs in this free workshop which will get you up and running and building your own RESTful APIs using node.js. In addition to discussing the theory behind API design and implementation, we'll actually get our hands dirty and build some APIs from scratch. You will also learn how to leverage existing backend resources such as MySQL and deliver it via an API.


  • A laptop with node.js installed.


  • 5pm: doors open, food & drinks served
  • Why APIs and a History of APIs
  • RESTful API Design principles
  • Building your first API with node.js
  • Plugging data from MySQL or another database into your API
  • Deploying your API to production
  • Proxying and preparing existing APIs for public consumption
  • OAuth 

Training #2
Build your First Mobile App with HTML5, jQuery, PhoneGap and a Backend-as-a-Service
Wednesday, 8:30am–4:30pm

This class will teach you everything you need to build apps that work on (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, mobile browsers, etc.) we will review the important mobile features of HTML5 & JavaScipt. You will learn how to use a mobile UI framework (jQuery Mobile), how to add app features with a Backend-as-a-Service (open-source Usergrid) and how to deploy your app to devices natively using PhoneGap. By the end of the workshop, we will have built a fully-featured app, ready for release on the app store, without having written a single line of server-side code!



  • Intro HTML5 and Mobile Apps.
  • Building your mobile UI with (jQuery Mobile)
  • Add live data to your app with a Backend-as-a-Service (Usergrid)
  • Make your app run natively on devices with PhoneGap
  • Geolocation and other advanced mobile topics

Training #3
Building High-Performance Mobile Apps with HTML5
Thursday, 8:30am–4:30pm

Already know your way around HTML and JavaScript? This class will teach you everything you need to build high-performance apps that look & feel native on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, mobile browsers, etc with API's as a backend. We will review items such as:

  • Building responsive UIs with Twitter Bootstrap
  • PhoneGap tips & tricks, including using/customizing native plugins
  • Engaging users with Push Notifications
  • Analyzing & fixing backend API performance
  • Efficient CSS and other performance tricks
  • Strategies for caching and offline access
  • “Feeling Fast”: non-performance related UI tricks that help smooth your user experience





About the Instructors


Greg Rewis


Greg Rewis is a Developer Evangelist at Apigee. Greg has been working in the web industry literally since the web was born – he was hand-coding HTML before the table tag was even "invented". His career has taken him around the world, from the early days of desktop publishing, to a start-up in Hamburg, Germany where he helped build one of the first HTML authoring tools, the glory days of the web at Macromedia and finally his role as Principal Evangelist at Adobe prior to joining Apigee. Greg has spoken about web technologies at over 300 industry conferences around the world, as well as being a published author.

Tim speaking at a conference in JapanTim Anglade is a public speaker, former Computer Science lecturer, and Head of Developer Programs at Apigee. Tim has spoken about app development around the world, from OSCON to Oredev & GoGaRuco, and met with mobile app developers from Silicon Valley to Seoul. He most recently gave this training in San Francisco, San Jose, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Austin and Denver. You can find him on Twitter as @timanglade.



Here’s what previous attendees have to say…


“Great class … Opened up a new world for me.”@wren_jon

“Tim was intelligent, patient, and engaging. His material was well-prepped and clearly had gone through many iterations. Highly recommended!”Jessica

“Awesome mobile apps training if you're looking to get a jump start with jQuery mobile and phonegap!” —@nmakiya

“Great HTML5 class today in San Fran with Tim Anglade Definitely looking forward to the advanced class next month!”  —@JeffCGoss

“Shout out to Apigee for putting on a great intro to html5 mobile apps today” @paulruescher

“Great workshop today! Left with new knowledge, great tips, a new book & a couple cold ones.......ALL FOR FREE!” @terrance_unce

“Thanks for the great day teaching us how to build mobile apps” —@MattSobieray

“Many thanks to Tim Anglade for the awesome training on JQuery Mobile and PhoneGap. I particularly liked the RESTful API design of Usergrid” —@Luay_ca

“Thanks to you for the Mobile App, HTML5, PhoneGap awesomeness” —@adaptivepattern

“Tim Anglade did a great job. Apigee looks really cool.” —@barela14

“He moved at a good pace. Packed a lot in. Was good.” —@newmanw10

“Thanks to Tim for a fun day of html5 mobile apps with BaaS” —@bentuttle1

And more… Excellent presentation and group! A+” — “Awesome class! The materials and instruction were just right... Perfectl actually! Thanks Tim!” “I learned new stuff. Training was interactive. The instructor was really helpful” — ”It was hands-on. We had the chance to actually build our application” — ”It gave a clear overview of technologies useful to build mobile apps.” — The material was great. The presenter knew his stuff and was interested in seeing his students succeed. — “Building smartphone apps was a mystery until I attended this one. — “I liked that individuals of diverse backgrounds and skill sets were all able to attend and learn something. Can't think of anything I disliked.” — Not a sales pitch, very practical info, immediately useful” — “I am getting smarter thanks to you and Apigee for doing events like this.“ — Some of the best training I've had - paid or not. Thanks for putting this on.”

Some of our attendees in San Francisco


For your Boss

You’re sold? Need to convince your bosses? Well, just tell them about all the things you’ll get to learn in just half a day!

  • If you’re a web designer, you will learn how to design interfaces for mobile websites and mobile apps quickly, and even how to implement them on your own into working prototypes, allowing your to tackle your company’s mobile projects this year
  • If you’re a front-end engineer, you will learn how to build mobile applications that look & feel like native apps, using the tools you’re already proficient with: HTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery
  • If you’re a native app developer, you will learn another way to build mobile apps, that allows your company to quickly launch projects for multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, etc.) using the same codebase!
  • If you’re already an HTML5 or advanced app developer, you will learn how to use a Backend-as-a-service to quickly prototype, deploy and efficiently scale your company’s mobile apps without needing a backend team to keep it running.
  • If you’re a backend developer, you will learn everything you need to know about the constraints of developing & launching mobile apps, what it means for backend architectures, and how large companies with tens of thousands of employees and millions of users manager their data backends for mobile apps
  • In just one day, you will learn everything you need to build real apps on your own. Past example includes: store locator, employee directory, Yelp-like app, mobile intranet, HR applicant tracker, lunch ordering system, conference app, room reservation system, and many more! Spend one day in this training and you’ll have the tools to tackle any mobile project your boss or customer throws at you.
Have questions about Free API & App Trainings by Apigee? Contact Apigee

When & Where

Kona Kai Resort
1551 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:00 PM (PST)

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Apigee makes it easy for developers to build apps powered by APIs, manage and scale their APIs, and get real-time insights into their digital presence. Learn more at http://developers.apigee.com/

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