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Google Mobile Bootcamp ends with developers’ challenge

A three-day Google and iLabAfrica mobile bootcamp in Nairobi ends this weekend with a challenge for developers.

The Google and iLabAfrica Mobile Bootcamp 2012 Kenya Chapter is being staged at Nairobi’s  Strathmore University. The event delivered three days of intensive, hands-on training on Android and Mobile Web for participants from Universities and Colleges across Kenya.

Experienced developers and trainers from iLabAfrica and Strathmore University conducted the training to ensure participants got the best training in mobile technologies available in Kenya.  

To mark the end of the bootcamp, Saturday will see a hackathon where participants will work in groups or individually to develop applications based on Android and Python. The winning application will be awarded prizes worth up to KES 25 000.

The hackers can improve their apps or create them afresh ready for presentation in the main competition, which opens on Saturday after the hackathon winners have been announced, and remains open for the next one month. The grand prize winner will take home KES 70 000.

The applications for both competions shall be categorized under :-

  • Education
  • Entertainment/Lifestyle
  • Games
  • Social Networking
  • Travel
  • Health
  • Business Applications

For more details, please see: http://ilabafrica.ac.ke/mbc/index.php

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