whurley writes in with an invite for you all to have a really amazing time pushing the limits of the iPhone:
Apple’s releasing the iPhone next week, and webapps were the way to go development-wise. So, Raven Zachary, whurley, and Chris Messina have teamed up on a new BarCamp inspired event: iPhoneDevCamp. For those of you who aren’t familiar with BarCamp, here’s how it works. It’s a non-commercial event, organized by volunteers, with no cover charge for any attendee. A week ago we set up the initial wiki. During that time over 100 people have signed up to participate, sponsors have come forward, and Adobe Systems stepped up and offered the use of their facilities in San Francisco to host the event. It’s also been covered by Wired, Business 2.0, MSNBC and other major press outlets.
So who will be at the event? What’s going to take place? Well, attendees will include web designers, developers, testers, and iPhone owners–all working together, on their precious weekend, to improve the web experience for iPhone owners. Development projects will include both solo and ad-hoc team efforts encouraged by the organizers based on skills and expertise. Everyone will work on a development project in some fashion. However, you don’t need to be an expert developer, an owner, or a designer to participate. The event is open to everyone, and the only price is participation.
They’ve got all the details up on the iPhoneDevCamp Wiki Link