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ACM Tech Talk: Aaron Hillegass on "Modern Mobile Development"
Start Date: 10/3/2012Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 10/3/2012
Event Description:
The ACM Student Chapter and the Department of Computer Science is pleased to present a technical talk by Aaron Hillegass entitled Modern Mobile Development. Aaron will talk about the history of creating mobile apps and then talk about how modern mobile apps get created and deployed.

Aaron Hillegass founded Big Nerd Ranch in 2001. The Big Nerd Ranch is known for their high quality classes and training in multiple technical areas including iOS programming, OS X, Android, Ruby on Rails, and more. Aaron is a former employee at NeXT and Apple, and has twenty years experience with Objective-C and Cocoa. He also wrote, "Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X," the standard text for developing Mac applications. His more recent titles include, "iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide" and "Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide." Fun Fact: When he's not giving talks at tech conferences, Aaron enjoys biking the rocky coasts of Sardinia.

You can learn more about the Big Nerd Ranch here: and more about Aaron here: The Big Nerd Ranch is creating a satellite campus here in the Boulder/Denver region and they are looking to hire students to work for them! While Aaron is here in Boulder, he and his team will be conducting interviews on Thursday morning. If you are interested in meeting with them, contact the Chair of the ACM Student Chapter, Nate Lapinski at, and he will get you on the list for interviews on Thursday morning. We hope to see you Wednesday at this exciting event!
Location Information:
Main Campus - Discovery Learning Center  (View Map)
Boulder, CO
Room: 1B70
Contact Information:
Name: Nate Lapinski
Aaron Hillegass
This event is open to
  • Everyone
  • Of note:
    The ACM Student Chapter will be providing food and drink at the event; this event is free so bring your friends and come learn how cutting-edge mobile apps are made!

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