Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Twitter today announced its first annual mobile developer conference. Called Twitter Flight, the event takes place on October 22 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, and costs $140.
Twitter says Flight is “built by developers, for developers.” The goal is to help mobile app creators build the best mobile apps with the social platform, regardless of whether they are using Java, Objective-C or Swift.
Excited to announce @Flight: Twitter's conference for developers. Join us October 22nd: http://t.co/gWOf5ZBEKf pic.twitter.com/Sj8cc6jy3I
— Twitter Flight (@Flight) September 10, 2014
The day will start off with a keynote from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, followed by a series of technical sessions, and finish with what the company is describes as a “great happy hour where you can meet and mingle with some of our engineers.” Here’s the official agenda (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks will be served throughout the day):
- 9am: Doors open
- 10am: Keynote by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo
- 11am-5pm: Technical Sessions
- 5pm-8pm: Meet and mingle with members of Twitter’s engineering team
We’ll also be there to cover whatever comes out of the event. If you want to join, you can apply on the registration page.
In related news, Twitter today is also rolling out its newly-revamped developer site at dev.twitter.com. Here’s what’s new:
We’ve reorganized all of the content so that it’s easier for you to navigate and get your questions answered. All of the old discussions have been migrated to our new discussion forum; you can reclaim your old posts by logging in with your Twitter account.
The company is also promising “a lot more features” to come “over the coming weeks.”
See also – Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on how fast Twitter innovates, relationships with developers and Jack Dorsey and Twitter adds native animated GIF support to Twitter.com, Android and iPhone
Image credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Get the TNW newsletter
Get the most important tech news in your inbox each week.