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Cross Platform App Hackathon

  • Feb 15, 2013 · 5:00 PM

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Here's your opportunity to try out the new Apps Frameworks to support cross-platform, Windows 8, Windows 8 Phone, iOS and Android. You'll get a chance to build amazing apps with experts from different app frameworks and Microsoft on hand to answer questions, plus awesome prizes for the best apps on Windows 8.

If you're a web programmer, you'll be able to build native apps using HTML5 and JavaScript.
If you just started on programming, don’t worry, we have app frameworks to get you started with no-coding experience required.
Don't have Windows on your laptop? Microsoft will provide instruction/tools to let you run Windows 8 on your machine. We'll have sample apps, templates and ideas to get you started, and tech sessions on Friday evening to bring you up to speed on the app frameworks and SDKs.

Free meals and a chance for fame and great prizes for creating the next killer app... and there may even be prizes to every app demoer at the Hackathon.

We're excited to see what you all can build!

If you feel up to the challenge, please sign up. Attendance is capped, so register soon -- all registrations are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Feb 15 (Friday)
5:00pm Doors open
5:15pm Talks begin
Stay tuned for talk details!
Dinner will be served.
9pm Talks end
9pm-Midnight Hack!
(Go home and Hack overnight)

Feb 16 (Sat.) Hack the whole day

9am Breakfast
12pm Lunch
6pm Dinner
7:00pm Submission deadline
7:30pm Demos begin

Come Prepared:
Make sure you check these resources out and complete all the installation before the hackathon:

App Frameworks (You can pick one of them to develop your app)

· AppMobi:

· Scirra Construct 2

· YoYo Games

Web Developers

iOS Developers


Get a head start by installing Windows 8 and Visual Studio before coming in:

On your Windows device:

On your Mac:

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  • Doris C.

    The Hackathon is tomorrow. Are you all ready? Note, you need to regsiter at (not this meetup)

    Thanks and see you all tomorrow,


    February 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Your local BlackBerry guy here... Just wanted to add that you can target BlackBerry 10 as well with your cross platform apps. We boast the highest HTML5 conformance with our browsers (higher even than the desktop browsers, see: Plus we support all kinds of crazy cool web APIs (like WebSockets and WebGL). We also support TONS of cross platform frameworks. Let me know if you have any questions! Learn more at, or shoot me an email/tweet and I'll hook you up with devices. Lastly, I've got a brief talk at the W3C meeting in the city next friday in case you're going.

    Hack away!
    --Larry McDonough


    February 14, 2013

  • Jason F.

    Game developer here, prolly gonna do something with HTML5. I don't have a PC tho!

    January 31, 2013

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