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Title of Session: What kind of apps should I build?

Facilitator(s): John Jensen

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: Paid

Area of Contribution (Team Name): Product Marketing

How are you currently involved with the community?: Work at Mozilla, bug test, blog occasionally

Location of Work (where do you reside?): Vancouver, Canada

Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes): 30-60 minutes, negotiable


OK. You've decided you want to build a mobile HTML5 app. Awesome. But what kind should you build?

This presentation will review industry market data to provide a summary of the global mobile app market . Which apps are most popular? Which ones monetize the best? Which ones are most popular among certain types of people, or in certain countries? What are the technology or other advantages that the HTML5 platform offers vs. others? What are the general lessons from history about new platforms and how best to take advantage of them?

How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals ( Tied into the B2G / Marketplace goals

Expected Outcome or Deliverable: Legions of excited developers ready with the market data they need to be as successful as possible in choosing what apps to develop

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: Anyone from developers to product management / marketing people

Equipment Needs (Video projector already included): None

To Be Completed by the Audience-

(If you would like) Submit a Question for the Speaker(s) or indicate what information you hope to gain by attending this talk here:

Place your name here if you would like to attend this talk:

  • Paolo Amadini
  • Julia Buchner
  • Michael Kohler :mkohler
  • Anas Husseini