SOURCE: Embarcadero Technologies
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2012) - Embarcadero Technologies announced today that John "JT" Thomas, Director of Product Management will present the session "Do You C What I C?: The Resurgence of Native Application Development with C/C++" at Silicon Valley Code Camp on Sunday, October 7th , 2012 at 9:15 am. The event will be held at Foothill College in Los Altos, California.
Thomas will discuss C++ and its renewed usage in the high-growth mobile application development market with emphasis on the iOS and Android platforms. The session will cover the brief history of C/C++, its renewed importance in modern application development with current frameworks, new C++11 language features, and vendor language extensions.
Silicon Valley Code Camp is a new type of event where developers learn from fellow developers. The two-day event is free. In addition to Embarcadero, other leading companies sponsoring the event include Adobe, AT&T, ComponentOne, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Intuit, Microsoft, Oracle, and Sprint Developer Network.
Attendees interested in learning more about the latest software development tools from Embarcadero including RAD Studio XE3, C++Builder, and HTML5 Builder will be able to stop by the Embarcadero table at the event to see a live demo or visit http://www.embarcadero.com/products/application-development for more information.
Thomas 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. Most recently Thomas has 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. www.embarcadero.com.