This event is a special event part of global DevFest hostedby Google Developer Communities worldwide
For Updated Information, Hackathon Rules and more details, visit:
DevFest SV site
This event is also hosted by:
Google Developer Group East Bay
Silicon Valley Chrome Developers
Friday, October 19th, 2012
1:30-2:00pm registration & networking
2:00-2:45pm technical session I, New Advanced Features in the Google Maps API (Mano Marks, Google)
3:00-3:25pm technical session II: Vojta Jina (Google Testacular)
3:25-3:45pm technical session III: Steve Smedes (BodyMedia)
4:00-4:45pm technical session IV: Song Zheng (TokBox, Live Stream videos to the web without a media server)
5:00-5:45pm technical session V: Mitch Williams (Qualcomm)
6:00-7:00pm dinner and networking
7:00-8:00pm pitch session (each team have 1 minute to present. We expect 20 teams will be formed from 100 attendees)
8:00pm all night team forming and hackathon starts
11:59pm- venue closed
Saturday, October 20th, 2012
8:00am- door opens
11:30am- application demo submission deadline
6:00pm- venue closed
New Advanced Features in the Google Maps API (Mano Marks, Google)
Testacular (Vojta Jína,Google)
Introduction to Testacular - test runner that makes makes testing
In 2006, Mano Marks became the founding member of Google's Geo Developer Relations team. Now he is the lead Developer Advocate for Google’s Geo APIs. He has travelled the world helping individuals, corporations, governments and aid organizations use Google’s mapping technologies to communicate their message to the world. Before Google, Mano had an eclectic career that involved getting a Masters in History, a Masters in Information Management and Systems, and working as a data manager in NGOs for over a decade.
Vojta Jína is a big fan of open source and Test Driven Development. Originally from the Czech Republic, Vojta lives in California and works at Google, Mountain View. His goal is to make the development of web apps and testing more fun. Testacular is a result of this effort. When not hacking on Testacular, Vojta is a core contributor to the AngularJS project and a trumpet player.
Engineer, Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC)
Mitch Williams is an engineer at QuIC, Qualcomm’s open source subsidiary. Mitch provides technical support to developers looking to enhance their mobile applications by integrating AllJoyn™ peer-to-peer technology.
He also works closely with developers to optimize the performance of their applications running on Snapdragon™ and other Qualcomm chipsets.
AllJoyn is an open-source application development framework that enables ad hoc, proximity-based device-to-device communication that is OS agnostic. This session will cover the fundamentals of AllJoyn, the challenges that it addresses, example applications & use cases, and how you can include AllJoyn in your Android application.
Steve is API Evangelist at BodyMedia Inc., the pioneer and market leader in wearable
body monitors. BodyMedia’s devices are unparalleled in the marketplace and equip professionals and consumers with rich information for lifestyle management across a range of health conditions impacted by lifestyle choices.
Steve is an experienced director of software services and support who thrives at the convergence of people and technology. He has a software development background with over 15 years of experience at both small startups and large international corporations. For the last few years he has focused on API support, helping partners across the globe integrate their businesses.
Recently joining the BodyMedia team, Steve now provides all engineering support for BodyMedia’s data API, which has become a key driver of new applications, industry partnerships and product development, expanding the use of the BodyMedia technology. He is the first point of engagement with the developer community and integration partners, and enjoys spreading the word about smart body sensors.
Prior to joining BodyMedia, Steve held management and senior software support positions at Intel, Viadeo, Ecast, and VocalPoint Technologies.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Michigan.
Accessing user biometric data using the BodyMedia API.
Who BodyMedia is and what we do. BodyMedia’s sensor technology and deep analytics. Integrating and collaborating with our data via the Data API.
Song is a Developer Evangelist at TokBox. He loves to code, teach, and builds cool apps with new technology. Song most recently taught his girlfriend and his sister how to code, and he wishes for a day where everyone learns programming at a young age.
Say It to my Face
Live Stream videos to the web without a media server.
More detail coming soon!
Thanks to FragoComics for the cartoons