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hello<br />DEBRIEF1st Windows Phone 7 HACKATHON@ Nokia San Diego4th June 2011VincenzoBelpiedeTwitter: @vincebelpiede<br />...
On a nice & Sunny Saturday@ the new Nokia San Diego office<br />6/20/11<br />Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON<br />
40 awesome developers<br />Spent 13 long hours<br />To learn the WP7 dev tools<br />And developed 11 apps in less than 3hr...
6/20/11<br />Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON<br />40 DEVS 11 APPS<br />
11 apps built in less than 3hours<br />3 Winners <br /><ul><li>1st Starbucks app ($500)
2nd Bug catcher game (fun & inspired from an existing QT app!!! ;) ($200)
3rdGeofencingapp (LBS) ($100)</li></ul>…& other 8 really cool apps!!!<br /><ul><li>Angry Developers game (hilarious!)
App to manage various e-commerce stores
LBS app mashing maps and earthquake data (very actual these days unfortunately)
Curtain cost estimator
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  1. 1. hello<br />DEBRIEF1st Windows Phone 7 HACKATHON@ Nokia San Diego4th June 2011VincenzoBelpiedeTwitter: @vincebelpiede<br />6/20/11<br />Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON<br />
  2. 2. On a nice & Sunny Saturday@ the new Nokia San Diego office<br />6/20/11<br />Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON<br />
  3. 3. 40 awesome developers<br />Spent 13 long hours<br />To learn the WP7 dev tools<br />And developed 11 apps in less than 3hrs of actual coding<br />…instead of chilling on the beach ;)<br />…but got free drinks, breakfast, lunch & dinner <br />…& $800 worth of prizes, plus $99 free UI tools<br />6/20/11<br />Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON<br />HACKIN’ IT<br />
  4. 4. 6/20/11<br />Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON<br />40 DEVS 11 APPS<br />
  5. 5. 11 apps built in less than 3hours<br />3 Winners <br /><ul><li>1st Starbucks app ($500)
  6. 6. 2nd Bug catcher game (fun & inspired from an existing QT app!!! ;) ($200)
  7. 7. 3rdGeofencingapp (LBS) ($100)</li></ul>…& other 8 really cool apps!!!<br /><ul><li>Angry Developers game (hilarious!)
  8. 8. App to manage various e-commerce stores
  9. 9. LBS app mashing maps and earthquake data (very actual these days unfortunately)
  10. 10. Curtain cost estimator
  11. 11. Local Beer RSS app
  12. 12. App to learn about all the US presidents
  13. 13. Database project app
  14. 14. Grocery list</li></ul>You know what’s BEST?<br />some of these apps <br />are already going <br />into the <br />Windows Phone Marketplace!!!<br />
  15. 15. Our road ahead<br />Given our 1st success<br />Nokia San Diego <br />management<br />already expressed<br />the wish to host<br />Hackathons on <br />aquarterly <br />basis!<br />
  16. 16. To build the best ecosystem together with our developer friends<br />
  17. 17. Nokia San Diego for all the support! <br />Microsoft developer evangelists in Los Angeles area!<br />Daniel Egan (www.twitter.com/danielegan) <br />Alice Pang (www.twitter.com/alicerp)<br />Commnexus San Diego for web registration and marketing support!<br />Our super funny speaker who volunteered! Bret Stateham<br />(always too busy teaching and coding…<br />…no time for pictures ;)<br />6/20/11<br />Presentation Slide Title<br />http://tinyurl.com/WP7hackatonNokiaSanDiego<br />THANKS TO<br />
  18. 18. 3 Links to download, discuss <br />and watch it all!<br />Improvement Ideas<br /><ul><li>Show the demos from mobile via screencaster (Help needed from MS - Daniel?)
  19. 19. Show a motivational video at the beginning
  20. 20. Open registration to double the amount of people we can host (50% drop rate Daniel mentioned was very precise!)
  21. 21. Feedback from developers: avoid having two hackathonson the same date 
  22. 22. Talk about cloud (Azure)
  23. 23. More senior developers and technical experts from MS to go around the room and answer technical questions (Daniel and Alice)
  24. 24. Use a forum to continue the discussions even after the hackathonwithin the group and facilitate networking (Facebook? Linkedin? http://www.grouptweet.com/?)</li></ul>From AT&T Developer Programs<br /><ul><li>Lightning Talks: Less Talk, More Code
  25. 25. 6+ hours of coding
  26. 26. Sponsor provided sample code base to work from
  27. 27. Encourage interaction and mingling throughout the day through stronger Twitter integration into the event (Maybe use http://www.grouptweet.com/)
  28. 28. 15 minute pitch session with Twitter hashtag in the morning to share ideas
  29. 29. Provide 10 page auto forwarding powerpoints to prevent overtime pitches.</li></ul>1. Link to 1 zip file with all the slides, materials, tools<br />http://tinyurl.com/wp7sd060411<br />2. Share & Discuss your improvement ideas here<br />…plus pix&videos too!<br />http://tinyurl.com/WP7hackathon<br />http://tinyurl.com/hackathons<br />3. Watch Stephen Elop’s Keynote http://tinyurl.com/ElopKeynoteUplinq<br />
  30. 30. See you at the next one!<br />
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