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Got some big things in the works at Dwolla! Want to help us build them? Please share with anyone who might be interested.
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Great stuff from the Breaking Development mobile conference in Nashville.
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Lots of awesome information about the mobile web coming out of Breaking Development here in Nashville. A few of my favorites so far:

Pragmatic Responsive Design:
a UBER detailed overview of applying responsive Web design & what it takes to get it right. My very detailed notes:
http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1394

There is No Mobile Web
Jeremy Keith outlined why Web designers and developers need to embrace the flexibility inherent in the Web especially in today’s multi-device world.
http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1393

Mobile App Muse Die!
Scott Jenson's call to action to go beyond isolated apps on mobile.
Audio & slides:
http://www.slideshare.net/scottjenson/mobile-apps-must-die/1/yes

Buttons are a Hack!
Josh Clark talks about how to move touch gestures front and center in interactions and move away from abstract controls
http://globalmoxie.com/jhc/prez/teach-touch-bdconf.pdf
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+Craig Johnston Completely agree. This approach is still nascent, so it will be a while before it's widely adopted. In addition to that, depending on the project, it doesn't always make sense to pursue. That said, there seems to be a big push (a la the standards movement in the early 2000s) for it as of late.
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Any good reason G+ won't display anyone I've added when I "@" them from the iPhone app? Suggests contacts that aren't yet on G+, but no one from my existing circles...
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+Kyle Gach Yeah, I tried that as well. I guess that's what we get for being early adopters. :)
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Great round-up from Breaking Development conference.
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I created a list of all the awesome information that came out of the Breaking Development Conference in Nashville. If anyone has something I am missing please add it in the comments:


Jeremy Keith's Post Breaking Development Thoughts - http://adactio.com/journal/4860/

Luke Wroblewski's Notes on Select Talks

Breaking Dev: Buttons are a Hack - http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1396
Breaking Dev: Casting Off Desktop Shackles - http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1397
Breaking Dev: Breaking the Mobile Web - http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1395
Breaking Dev: Pragmatic Responsive Design - http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1394
Breaking Dev: There Is No Mobile Web - http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1393

Presenter Slides:

Day 1
Developing a Progressive Mobile Strategy - Dave Olsen - http://www.slideshare.net/yiibu/adaptation-why-responsive-design-actually-begins-on-the-server
There Is No Mobile Web - Jerem Keith - http://adactio.com/extras/slides/thereisnomobileweb.pdf
Pragmatic Responsive Design - Stephanie Rieger - http://www.slideshare.net/yiibu/pragmatic-responsive-design
Breaking the Mobile Web with HTML5 - Maximiliano Firtman - http://www.slideshare.net/firt/breaking-the-mobile-web-with-html5
Buttons Are a Hack! - Josh Clark - http://globalmoxie.com/jhc/prez/teach-touch-bdconf.pdf
Faster Mobile Anyone? - Steve Souders - http://stevesouders.com/docs/bdconf-20110912.pptx
Why Mobile Apps Must Die - Scott Jenson - http://www.slideshare.net/scottjenson/mobile-apps-must-die/1/yes

Day 2
Selling The Mobile Web - Brad Frost & Jack Bishop - http://www.slideshare.net/bradfrostweb/selling-the-mobile-web
Client-Side Adaptation - John Boxall - http://mobify.com/static/talks/client-side-transformations.html#1
The Cross-Channel Experience - Nick Fink - http://speakerdeck.com/u/nickf/p/the-cross-channel-experience
Responsive & Responsible - Scott Jehl - http://filamentgroup.com/examples/bdconf-2011/sjehl-bdconf-2011.pdf
Designing Mobile Web Experiences - Luke Wroblewski -
Adaptation: Why responsive design actually begins on the server - Bryan & Stephanie Rieger - http://www.slideshare.net/yiibu/adaptation-why-responsive-design-actually-begins-on-the-server
Casting Off Our Desktop Shackles - Jason Grigsby - http://speakerdeck.com/u/grigs/p/casting-off-our-desktop-shackles


Other Important Info that came out during the conference:

RESS: Responsive Design + Server Side Components - Luke Wroblewski - http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1392
Of Sites and Apps - James Pearce - http://tripleodeon.com/2011/09/of-sites-and-apps/
Mobile Web Best Practices - http://mobilewebbestpractices.com/
Mobile HTML5 Compatibility Chart - http://mobilehtml5.org/
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So, this just happened.
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That is so cool! Congrats guys. Posted it to www.kchub.org/dwolla-1mm
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Everything about the first iteration of the G+ iPhone app just feels awkward.
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The more bad things I hear about the iPhone app, the more I think I need a Droid.
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