PhoneGap chosen for Web 2.0 Expo's LaunchPad

by Rob Lewis | Technology

Vancouver's own Nitobi and their PhoneGap project has been chosen as one of five projects presenting at Web 2.0 Expo's LaunchPad event in San Francisco next week.

PhoneGap is an open-source development framework that enables developers to build mobile apps for iPhone, Android and Blackberry using just Javascript and HTML (instead of Objective-C et al). Practically speaking, this radically lowers the barrier to entry for people to build mobile apps. To date, developers have built dozens of apps using PhoneGap.

Techvibes covered PhoneGap back in October when they won the approval of the audience at Ideas on Tap in Vancouver - hopefully that success will translate into more in San Francisco.

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Since 1997, Nitobi (formerly eBusiness Applications) has been providing Enterprise Solutions and web-based software components. With a focus on end-user experience, we're committed to changing the way Rich Internet Applications are built. By empowering developers and end-users with revolutionary user-interface components and technologies, better applications will be built that help users do... more

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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