Rich Dellinger, Wisconsin Sea Grant, emphasizing the rise of mobile websites over mobile apps. Most new users don’t necessarily need static of off-web capabilities available through most mobile apps. Additionally, it’s easier to repurpose skills from website developers to mobile websites and adaptive website that resize themselves based on the dimensions of an app.
Mark Farley, Oregon Sea Grant, described their steps taken to become mobile developers and has offered to share that information.
Cindy Knapman described a Hawaii fish app. There are additional hoops to jump through to get a paid app into and through the Apple app store that don’t apply for free apps.
Jill Gambill from Georgia Sea Grant described a non-Sea-Grant funded app that’s intended as a logger for marine debris. There were questions about how to share development efforts, engines and data warehouses.