Egypt’s developers gets hands on with BlackBerry tools
APP DEVELOPMENTBy BiztechAfrica - Oct. 11, 2012, 3:55 p.m.
Egypt’s mobile app developers are getting better acquainted with BlackBerry developer tools at the BlackBerry global tour now underway in Cairo.
Nearly 250 developers - from university students to professionals in ICT companies – are meeting on the sidelines of the BlackBerry event, which is being staged this week in partnership with the Information Technology Institute (ITI).
The forum is giving software developers the opportunity to learn about the latest tools, technologies and features in order for them to develop new apps and market them on BlackBerry® App World.
MORE APP DEVELOPMENT NEWS
BlackBerry Jam a hit in BotswanaOver 180 developers took part in the BlackBerry Jam developers’ session in Gaborone recently. Read More
Ericsson fetes “Apps for African City Life” Kenya winnersEricsson has handed prizes to two Kenyan teams who won its 'Apps for African City Life' contest. Read More
App development: native, Web-based or hybrid?When considering mobile application development, there are three options to explore: native, Web-based and hybrid applications, says BBD’s Aavishkar Jugwanth. Read More
Malaria app wins Makerere team place in Imagine Cup finalsUganda will be represented in the worldwide Microsoft Imagine Cup competitions finals by a team of three students from Makerere University who developed a mobile application that can diagnose malaria. Read More
BlackBerry Jam heads to BotswanaThe BlackBerry Jam Tour Africa is heading to Botswana, and willl take place on 25 April in Gaborone. Read More
Foreign apps ‘killing local content’Dependence on imported apps is hampering the ability of local software developers to thrive, says the CEO of Ghana’s Kofi Annan – India ICT Center for Excellence. Read More
Nokia, Microsoft developer challenge enters home stretchThe final submissions for Nokia and Microsoft’s mobile app development competition close this Thursday. Read More
Ugandan entrepreneur maximizes app revenuesDaniel Okalang, the brain behind Matatu mobile game, is maximizing revenue from his app. Read More
Africa’s future is mobileAfrica is an increasingly mobile continent, making smart mobile application development one of the continent’s next big industries, says LGR Telecommunications. Read More
FEATURED STORYICT opens doors for Kenyan slum dwellers
A Nairobi based group is equipping high school girls from Nairobi's slums with ICT skills to help them participate meaningfully in building the economy.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHDollar-a-month broadband can change Africa
The Microsoft-led 4Afrika TV white spaces project, taking broadband to rural people for as little as a dollar a month, is now expanding in Kenya and launching in Tanzania.