Interested in building your own mobile app? This hackathon will introduce you the the latest cutting edge tools to deploy your own mobile app with a cloud hosted website backend, fully hosted in the cloud. Alternatively, you can come pitch your idea and scout 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.
Action Items For You:
- Use the Facebook event page to network and form teams: http://on.fb.me/p7atHU
- Tweet about the event via #mobileappSEA
- 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!
Jeff MacDuff spent over twelve years at Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA) prior to leaving the company in June 2011 to co-found Buddy. His experience working with devices and software is extensive, having held management positions in the Windows Embedded Business at Microsoft, working on UX and app platform technologies for a wide range of devices, including industrial automation and automotive.
Jeff has worked on products such as Windows Phone 7, Origami, Windows Automotive and Silverlight for Windows Embedded, where he focused particularly on performance and flexibility for embedded hardware and software devices. Prior to this, Jeff had management responsibility in the Windows Printing and Imaging team.
David McLauchlan spent nearly eleven years at Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA) prior to leaving in September 2011 to co-found Buddy. While most recently David led business development for Microsoft’s Zune hardware business, he has spent many years in Microsoft’s Windows division and prior to that in the Server & Tools division working on the Visual C++ product.
David has also represented Microsoft at the USB Implementers Forum and the Consumer Electronics Association. Over the years he’s also worked with the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), the Bluetooth SIG and the IEEE Printer Work Group.