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The Vision

It’s been over sixteen (16) years since our first event, one week after the launch of iPhone in 2007. We’ve produced dozens of events, seen hundreds of demos and touched thousands of lives since then. My own life has been enriched and fulfilled beyond measure with the people I’ve met, collaborated with, and helped along the way. Winners of our “coopetition” have gone on to do amazing things: I expect that VisionDevCamp will produce similar results. However, some of the greatest success at our events are the “smallest” wins: Developer Camp (iPhoneDevCamp, iPadDevCamp, iOSDevCamp, etc) is more than a series… Read More »The Vision

The Origin Story

How did VisionDevCamp come to be? Let’s step back 16 years to the launch of iPhone… At Macworld Expo on January 9th, 2007, in San Francisco, Apple announced iPhone. I was at the event on a press pass relating to my work at the time as an Industry Analyst for The 451 Group and a part-time Mac OS X contributing writer for various publications and sites. In the seat to my left in the press section was Blake Burris, who later became one of the founders of iPhoneDevCamp and to my right was John Gruber of Daring Fireball. We were… Read More »The Origin Story