Android 5 years!
On November 5th Android will celebrate its 5th birthday. To celebrate this Google developer- and technology user group leaders in Europe have announced the "V Hack Android" hackathon (pronounced "We Hack Android". If you would like to keep up to date circle their "V Hack Android" Google+ page. While you're at it circle our event's Google+ page as well ;-).
"V Hack Android" Dutch edition
We are happy to announce that together with with the Google Developer Group Netherlands and Appsterdam.rs we will organize the Dutch edition of this international hackathon where teams of exactly 3 people (2 Android developers and 1 UI/UX expert) will work on a new Android app in a to-be-announced theme.
The "V Hack Android" Netherlands hackathon will be held in the weekend of Friday 14th - Sunday 16th of September.
Preliminary schedule (subject to change)
19:00 - 21:30 Opening scrum with drinks & snacks
10:00 Opening hackathon day 1
10:00 Opening hackathon day 2
16:00 Code freeze (Main area open to public / press)
16:30 Demo's and votes
17:30 Announcement of winners / results
The winning Dutch team will be chosen on Sunday. After this weekend the winning team can request support of the whole Dutch Android community to improve their app!
Win a trip to the final hackathon in London
The winning Dutch team will win a trip to the final hackathon in London, to be held in the weekend of Friday 26th - Sunday 28th of October, right after droidcon London. There the teams from various countries will continue to polish and improve their apps from which one winning team will finally be chosen. Again, support from the whole Dutch community is allowed, so let's help the winning team where we can!
Contend or attend
Please RSVP yes if you are planning on contending or simply want to attend the kick-off or help us out during the weekend. If you are contending also send us an e-mail at [masked] introducing your team -- including a team name and a tagline -- and we'll update this page with team info. If you are an independent Android developer or UI/UX expert and would like to participate please let us know via [masked] as well. We can introduce you to others who are planning to participate solo and build teams from that introduction. If you have any questions or comments on this event don't hesitate to contact one of the organizers or send us an e-mail at [masked].
Help spread the word
If you yourself are not interested, but know a good (team of) Android expert(s), born for challenges like this please make them aware of this event by sharing this event's meetup page.
Help us find sponsors
The entree fee of €50,- is purely to cover the costs for the location and food & drinks during this 3-day event. The first prize is sending the winning team to London. To finance this prize we need to attract some sponsors. If your company would like to sponsor this event send an e-mail to Wiebe and he can send your company some more information on the various sponsoring possibilities.
Parking & public transportation info
If you are coming by car you can drive by the BounceSpace building on the Weteringschans 28 and drop off your stuff (if you have a lot). Unfortunately no parking spaces are available at the BounceSpace building. Some parking suggestions are described here. If you come with public transportation you can use 9292.nl to plan your trip.
We hope to welcome a lot of teams on the Dutch version of the "V Hack Android" hackathon in September!
Wiebe, Dennis, Arno, Hilbrand and Johan.
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