Aberystwyth welcomes Apple developers from across the world

THE iOSDevUK conference has been taken place in Aberystwyth from 2-4 September 2014, and is the largest event of its type in the UK. The conference has welcomed Apple developers from all over the world in order to learn and to share knowledge and experience of the technology.

ios conferenceThis year’s conference has focussed on Apple’s new development platform, Swift, as well as new industry trends such as Wearable Technology.

Professor Chris Price of the Department of Computer Science at Aberystwyth University, who founded the conference, said:

“iOSDevUK gets bigger and better year after year and this year’s conference is our most exciting line up yet! We’re delighted to have such prestigious speakers at our conference here in Aberystwyth and we’re very much looking forward to yet another successful iOSDevUK.”

Talks and tutorials by over 20 Apple experts include one on ReactiveCocoa by Colin Eberhardt from Scott Logic, and one by app developer Emily Toop on the revolutionisation of healthcare by wearable technologies.

Dr Neal Harman, project director at Software Alliance Wales and sponsor of the event, said:

“We are delighted to be supporting such a great event. iOSDevUK welcomes developers and industry experts from all over the world to come and learn new IT skills. All this, in the heart of Wales is a real testament to the ambition of the Welsh technology industry.”

The conference, sponsored by Welsh Government, StartApp, Software Alliance Wales, Facebook, JetBrains AppCode and Bromium, attracts some of the industry’s most influential thought leaders.