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Embarcadero's John "JT" Thomas to Speak on HTML5 and C++ at DevCon5 Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 -- Embarcadero Technologies announced today that John "JT" Thomas, Director of Product Management, will deliver two talks at this year's DevCon5 conference. JT will join some of the world's most premier thinkers to provide information and solutions for understanding mobile application development exploiting the capabilities of revolutionary HTML5 technology. DevCon5 will be held in San Francisco from Nov. 27 - 29, 2012.

"HTML5-to-Hybrid-to-Native" Session

What: While websites certainly outnumber apps, today's world is becoming more and more about mobile. This session will consider what a company must do in order to deliver its web content to mobile device. JT will offer his expert perspective on when to use web technologies or native or something-in-between. The session will discuss solutions developers can consider to meet the growing demand for a mobile user experience.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 2:45 p.m. PT
Where: Room D-11 of the South San Francisco Conference Center

"The Resurgence of C++ for Mobile App Development" Session

What: C++ today is seeing resurgence, as seen by Google's and BlackBerry support for a C++ NDK, Microsoft elevation of C++ in Windows 8 WinRT, and Apple's choice of Objective-C with support for C++. There is a reason why so many developers returning to C++ as their core application language but what does it mean for managing device and operating system differences? This session provides a detailed look at the resurgence of C++ for mobile app development and explores what this means for developers today.

When: Thursday, Nov. 29 at 10:45 a.m. PT
Where: Room D-18 of the South San Francisco Conference Center

Event Venue:
South San Francisco Conference Center
255 South Airport Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080

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About the presenter
John "JT" Thomas, Director of Product Management at Embarcadero Technologies, has more than 15 years of product management and product development experience including hands-on experience with the early versions of Delphi and C++Builder at Borland Software. Previously JT held product management positions at mobile Linux vendor MontaVista Software and at Research in Motion. While at Borland he was a delegate on the ANSI/ISO C++ standards committee. He earned his Computer Science degree from University of California, Santa Cruz and his MBA and MSE from San Jose State University.

About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of award-winning tools for application developers and database professionals so they can design systems right, build them faster and run them better, regardless of their platform or programming language. Ninety of the Fortune 100 and an active community of more than three million users worldwide rely on Embarcadero products to increase productivity, reduce costs, simplify change management and compliance, and accelerate innovation. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices located around the world.

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