Newsletter: March 2010
Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The LDSTech Developers Conference is Quickly Approaching

Remember that the LDSTech Developers Conference begins this Thursday, April 1. Although registration is now closed, we are amazed and excited about the number of you planning to join us. If you wanted to attend but were unable to, don't worry, we plan to do this again.

If you have registered, there are a few things that you should know:

  • The venue for the first day of the conference (April 1) has been changed to a stake center in downtown Salt Lake City, located at 135 A Street. This location is within walking distance of Temple Square. Some parking is available and there is also limited free street parking. You may park downtown, but please keep in mind that underground parking at the Conference Center is $10. You may also pay to park at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. UTA TRAX lines are also available, see the Ride UTA site for route information.
  • The keynotes on Thursday (April 1) will be delivered in the building’s Chapel, plan to dress accordingly. Dress code on Friday (April 2) is business casual (collared shirts and slacks).
  • As an LDSTech community member and a registered participant of the LDSTech Developers Conference you are required to sign the Individual Contributors License before doing any work. If you have not done this, you will be asked to do so at check-in.
  • If you have a laptop, bring it on Friday, April 2. This day will be primarily spent working on projects.
  • A courtesy shuttle has been made available for transportation on Friday (April 2) only. See the table below for departure times.
Transportation to the LDSTech Developers Conference
Friday, April 2
Departing from the Conference Center

Catch the shuttle on the west side of the conference center on West Temple (60 West North Temple)
Departing from the Sandy Trax Station

Catch the shuttle at the Sandy TRAX Station (9800 South 115 East)
7:00 a.m. 7:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Transportation from the LDSTech Developers Conference
Friday, April 2
Departing from the Riverton Office Building

The shuttle will drop off at both the Sandy TRAX Station and the Conference Center. Please tell the driver if you need to stop at the Sandy TRAX Station
2:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.

 

If you have any special considerations or you have registered and can no longer attend please send an e-mail tou This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Learn more about the LDSTech Developers Conference.

 


From the Archives

The Mormon Channel Project
by Tom Johnson

The Mormon Channel iPhone application is the first software release from the LDSTech community. Not only does it stream the Mormon Channel on the iPhone, it also plays recordings of general conference talks, Church magazine articles, and scriptures. The application was given a four-star rating in iTunes and has been downloaded more than 55,000 times in more than 53 countries.

Views of the Mormon Channel iPhone applicatoin while streaming the Mormon Channel, browsing magazine content, and listening to magazine articles.

The Mormon Channel Project will create version 2.0 of the iPhone application and also create applications to stream the Mormon Channel on Windows Mobile, Palm Pre, Android, and BlackBerry devices.

Read full article.

 


LDSTech Forum Will be Converting to LDS Account for Authentication

LDS Account is a single user name and password for any person who interacts with online LDS Church resources. LDS Account will become the primary account authentication credentials for most Church sites and applications.

The LDSTech Forum has used its own sign in system since it started in January 2007. The LDSTech forums will be switching to LDS Account in the near future. To help prepare for this migration, we need you to visit the LDSTech Forum Account Migration page to move your forum account to LDS Account. You will have 4 weeks to make this migration.

Learn more about the conversion.

 

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