Dev-ing. Mobile. Cloud. APIs. Good food. Awesome prizes.
Interested in building your own app? This hackathon will introduce you the the latest cutting edge tools to deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud. Alternatively, you can come pitch your idea and sco...ut for developer talent, who ...can help you build your app!
Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program and Apigee that is designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to learn about new technologies, build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects.
As for the liquid boost in the morning, a big thanks goes out to the Microsoft team for supplying breakfast at this event along with swag and a Windows Phone as a prize!
Action Items For You:
- RSVP to the EFactor + AT&T Mobile App Accelerant event on November 17th. Speakers include Greg Raiz (Raizlabs), Matt Gross (Mobile Monday Boston), Dave Bisceglia (The Tap Lab)
- RSVP to the MassChallenge "A SoMoClo™ Evening: Social Mobile Cloud" event on November 18th. Speakers include Andrew Borg (Aberdeen Group), Joselin Mane (BostonTweetUp), Jim O'Neil (Microsoft Corporation), Jeffrey Lamboy (Rackspace Startup Program)
- Use the Facebook event page to network and form teams for the hackathon: http://on.fb.me/qryqC8
- Tweet about the event via #mobileappBOS
- 10:00a Registration and Breakfast + Networking + Start Coding if you want!
- 11:00a Lightning Talks
- 12:00p Lunch is Served!
- 7:00p App Submission Deadline
- 7:30pApp Demos
- 8:30p Content Winners Announced & Drinks!
- Apple Store Gift Cards - 1st Place - $300, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $100, Honorable $100
- Two (2) Motorola Atrix 4G smartphones
- Two (2) HTC Aria smartphones
- Two (2) Motorola Flipout smartphones
- Two (2) Motorola Bravo smartphones
- Two (2) Motorola Flipside smartphones
Alex Donn is a Developer Evangelist with the AT&T Developer Program and is based out of sunny Seattle! His passion is educating developers young and old about mobile application development best practices through events like hackathons that fuse the collective interests of multiple technology and business leaders. For more info on AT&T Mobile App Hackathons, hit this link:
Joseph Hill Joseph Hill is COO and co-founder of Xamarin. As a professional developer, he has done significant work in design and implementation of .NET applications for Fortune 50 companies in areas such as messaging solutions and supply chain management, and has been an active participant in the Mono community since 2003. Prior to co-founding Xamarin, Joseph served as the Product Manager for Mono at Novell, ultimately driving the product development and marketing efforts to launch MonoTouch and Mono for Android.
You can also find him on Twitter via
Paul Duffy is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, based in New York, where his role is to educate and assist customers of all sizes who wish to use any of the Amazon Web Services products in building applications. Prior to this Paul spent a total of 11 years at Microsoft (with a two year gap when he went to found a startup in the UK) in a variety of technical roles ranging from debugging Windows NT to leading the technical product management team for Microsoft Office Communicator and Microsoft Office Communications Server.
Outside work Paul is a keen runner and amateur musician.
Shanley Kane is head of developer relations at Apigee, focusing on product, developer / user experience, and community evangelism. She is a board member of the Open Cloud Initiative and co-founder of Mobile App Hackathon. She is a Carnegie Mellon graduate, agile aficionado and avid gamer.