How PlayUp powers its mobile applications – Kevin O’Neill – 19, 20, 21 March

Hypermedia – How PlayUp powers its mobile applications Kevin O’Neill, CTO, Playup

Building a client API that allows you to scale and evolve is a delicate task. If your API is intended to be used with mobile devices the problem’s of latency, bandwidth uncertain connection state, multiple client versions and capabilities compound the problem. Hear how PlayUp has used hypermedia (ReST) to power and evolve it’s applications on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Windows 8. Hear a general overview of the principles that guide development, how the client and the server work, the ‘oh I wish we hadn’t done that moments’ and take a tour of the document exchanges that power PlayUp’s ticketing service.


About the Presenter: Kevin O’Neill

Kevin O’Neill is the CTO for the social sports network Playup where they are building the ultimate social network for live sport on mobile devices. Kevin’s fingerprints can also be found on some of Australia’s most recognizable mobile applications from Lonely Planet to



5:30pm Welcome networking with refreshments
6:00pm Presentation “Hypermedia – How Playup powers its mobile applications”
followed by Q&A
7:30pm Networking refreshments and close




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