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AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Washington DC

  • Oct 15, 2011 · 10:00 AM
  • AOL

We all had a shaking, twirling and swirling summer and it will be over soon. We have lined up great events for the Fall and Winter. Let's start with a full day Mobile Hackathon with the support from AT&T Developer Program. 

Interested in building your own app? This hackathon will introduce you 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 scout for developer talent, who can help you build your app!

Lot of Giveaways are waiting. 

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: Know that if you need help with your mobile app, the AT&T Developer Program is here to help.

Mobile App Hackathon will be held at AOL's Dulles HQ and they wanted us to let you know that they are hiring! The hackathon is supported and co-organized with the help of active Developer User Groups in Washington DC including National Capital Area Google Tech User Group (NCAGTUG) and NoVAJUG.

Action Items For You:

  1. Help spread the word about AT&T Hackathons by liking our Facebook page:
  2. Use the Facebook event page to network and form teams :
  3. Tweet about the event via #mobileappBOS

As far as platforms are concerned, feel free to code in the language you feel most comfortable, whether it's Objective C, Java, Javascript, HTML, C #, Dot Net, or XNA. We will also have live developer support from 

Sencha, Apigee, RedFoundry, PhoneGap, AppMobi, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 and NCAGTUG for Android teams to help you code that much faster.

Here is a quick overview of the schedule:

  • 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
  • 7:30p App Demos
  • 8:30p  Content Winners Announced & Drinks!

Interested in who will be presenting as well as helping you code? Read on!

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.

You can also find Sam on twitter via @sramji and his website at

James Pearce is a technologist, writer, developer & entrepreneur who has been working with the mobile web for over a decade. He is Senior Director of Developer Relations at Sencha. Previously he was the CTO at dotMobi and has a background in mobile startups, telecoms infrastructure and management consultancy. He speaks extensively on the topic of mobile web development, and has written books for both Wiley and Wrox.

You can also find James on twitter via @jamespearce and his website at

Location Sponsor: AOL.


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  • James C.

    It was a lot of fun!

    October 16, 2011

  • Tony F.

    learned a lot. met a lot of great people

    October 16, 2011

  • Den Wightman J.

    I thought the meetup was really well done.

    October 16, 2011

  • Abou K.

    An excellent learning experience and networking opportunity.

    October 16, 2011

  • Kyle M. B.

    Learned a lot about new development tools for Mobile development.

    October 16, 2011

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