6/20/11 Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATONOn a nice &SunnySaturday@ the newNokia SanDiego office
6/20/11 Debrief 1st WP7 HACKATON • 40 awesome developersHACKIN’ IT • Spent 13 long hours • To learn the WP7 dev tools • And developed 11 apps in less than 3hrs of actual coding …instead of chilling on the beach ;) …but got free drinks, breakfast, lunch & dinner J …& $800 worth of prizes, plus $99 free UI tools
You know what’s BEST?11 apps built in less than 3hours3 Winners• 1st Starbucks app ($500)• 2nd Bug catcher game (fun & inspired from an existing QT app!!! ;) ($200)• 3rd Geofencing app (LBS) ($100)…& other 8 really cool apps!!!• Angry Developers game (hilarious!)• App to manage various e-commerce stores some of these apps• LBS app mashing maps and are already going earthquake data (very actual these days unfortunately) into the• Curtain cost estimator Windows Phone• Local Beer RSS app• App to learn about all the US Marketplace!!! presidents• Database project app• Grocery list
COMPANY CONFIDENTIALOur roadaheadGiven our 1st successNokia San Diegomanagementalready expressedthe wish to hostHackathons ona quarterlybasis!
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6/20/11 Presentation Slide Title COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL • Nokia San Diego for all the support! • Microsoft developer evangelists in Los Angeles area!THANKS TO • Daniel Egan (www.twitter.com/danielegan) • Alice Pang (www.twitter.com/alicerp) • Commnexus San Diego for web registration and marketing support! http://tinyurl.com/WP7hackatonNokiaSanDiego • Our super funny speaker who volunteered! Bret Stateham – (always too busy teaching and coding… …no time for pictures ;)
3 Links to download, discussImprovement Ideas COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL and watch it all!• Show the demos from mobile via screencaster (Help needed from MS - Daniel?)• Show a motivational video at the beginning• Open registration to double the amount of people 1. Link to 1 zip file with all the we can host (50% drop rate Daniel mentioned was slides, materials, tools very precise!)• Feedback from developers: avoid having two http://tinyurl.com/wp7sd060411 hackathons on the same date • Talk about cloud (Azure)• More senior developers and technical experts from MS to go around the room and answer technical 2. Share & Discuss your questions (Daniel and Alice) improvement ideas here• Use a forum to continue the discussions even after the hackathon within the group and facilitate http://tinyurl.com/WP7hackathon networking (Facebook? Linkedin? http://www.grouptweet.com/?) …plus pix&videos too! http://tinyurl.com/hackathonsFrom AT&T Developer Programs• Lightning Talks: Less Talk, More Code• 6+ hours of coding• Sponsor provided sample code base to work from• Encourage interaction and mingling throughout the day through stronger Twitter integration into the event (Maybe use http://www.grouptweet.com/)• 15 minute pitch session with Twitter hashtag in the 3. Watch Stephen Elop’s Keynote morning to share ideas http://tinyurl.com/ElopKeynoteUplinq• Provide 10 page auto forwarding powerpoints to prevent overtime pitches.