Dev-ing. Mobile. Good food. Awesome prizes.
Mobile App Hackathon is an event for mobile developers to come together, network, learn about new technologies, build 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.
Mobile App Hackathon events are brought to you by the AT&T Developer Program. Show some love by hitting this link a couple of times: http://bit.ly/iHjFne. Know that if you need help with your mobile app, the AT&T Developer Program is here to help.
Action Items For You:
- Help spread the word about AT&T Hackathons by liking our Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/p7VIBA
- Use the Facebook event page to network and form teams: http://on.fb.me/pTYkBy
- Tweet about the event via #mobileappRED
- Mobile Web
- Windows Phone 7
Here is a quick overview of the schedule:
- 9:00a Registration and Breakfast + Networking + Start Coding if you want!
- 10:00a Lightning Talks
- 12:00p Lunch is Served!
- 6:00p App Submission Deadline
- 6:30p App Demos
- 7:30p Content Winners Announced & Drinks!
Interested in who will be presenting as well as helping you code? Read on!
Steve Gill is the PhoneGap Community Champion! He is in charge of growing the PhoneGap Community by blogging/tweeting news, crafting developer guides and screencasts that keep you on the edge of your chair. He has been involved in various projects at Nitobi gaining a wide range of skills in the process. Steve is also the head of Nitobi's PhoneGap support offerings and has answered every question you can think of!
In his spare time, he is an avid hockey fan as well as a connisure of microbrews.
You can also find Steve on Twitter via @_SteveGill
Jim Heising is the ringleader of Red Foundry and a self-confessed geek who has spent a good portion of his life as a technology entrepreneur. Barely out of high school, he co-founded Click Commerce Inc, and at the ripe age of 21, took it public as its CTO. Since then he has founded a number of successful technology startups in areas ranging from VoIP to search technology. His most recent success came when he joined long-time friends Ron Franczyk and Andrew Newman in their quest to build the perfect anti-spyware technology at GIANT Company Software. Shortly after joining GIANT, Microsoft acquired the company and turned it into the anti-spyware technology embedded in every copy of Windows sold today.
You can also find Jim on Twitter via @jheising
Sam Ramji spent over 15 years working across enterprise software, product development and open source strategy. Currently VP of strategy at Apigee & board member at the CodePlex Foundation, Sam works deeply within the developer, open source and social app communities to create a healthier, more productive ecosystem. Prior to Apigee, Sam led open source strategy across Microsoft and was a founding member of the AquaLogic product team at BEA. In his spare time, Sam enjoys the great outdoors, spending time with the kids, and bacon.
Jeff Barr is a senior web services evangelist for Amazon Web Services. Jeff is focused on furthering awareness among software developers of the opportunity to innovate and build businesses using Amazon Web Services. In this role, Jeff travels, speaks, blogs, and conducts virtual events.
Jeff has a longstanding interest in Web services and programmatic information interchange. He has held development and management positions at Microsoft, KnowNow, eByz, and Akopia and was a co-founder of Visix Software. He has written over 1000 posts for the AWS blog and another 1100 for his personal blog. He’s been a technical reviewer for 4 books on web services wrote a chapter on advanced scripting for a book on Second Life, and is the author of Host Your Website in the Cloud, published by SitePoint in September of 2010.
You can also find Jeff on Twitter via @jeffbarr.