Mark Olleson (Bloomberg): Super-sized mobile apps: getting the foundations right (School Seminar)

Event details

  • When: 17th October 2017 14:00 - 15:00
  • Where: Cole 1.33a
  • Series: School Seminar Series
  • Format: Seminar

Abstract:
An email client. An instant messenger. A real-time financial market data viewer and news reader. A portfolio viewer. A note taker, file manager, media viewer, flight planner, restaurant finder… All built into one secure mobile application. On 4 different mobile operating systems. Does this sound challenging?
Mark from Bloomberg’s Mobile team will discuss how conventional development tools and techniques scale poorly when faced with this challenge, and how Bloomberg tackles the problem.

Speaker Bio:
Mark Olleson is a software engineer working in Bloomberg’s Mobile Professional team. Mark start developing iOS apps around the time the original iPad launched, and since has worked on projects which share common characteristics: scale and complexity. Today he specialises in large-scale and cross-platform mobile-app technology.

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