Philippine BlackBerry Developer Group Hackathon 2012 Event
Philippine BlackBerry Developer Group brings you PinoyBBDev Hackathon 2012, a two-day(35 hours straight) coding session that will turn your app ideas into reality.
This aims to create awareness on the different technologies in creating applications for BlackBerry.
It also show cases the Filipino Talent not just in Asia but around the world.
Finally, the hackathon aims to increase the Filipino Made Apps uploaded in the BlackBerry AppWorld.
This year’s hackathon focuses on technologies supported by BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10.
- Adobe AIR using ActionScript, Flash or Flex
- Android – repackage your Android apps for BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 using Java Android Runtime
- Native with options to use Native SDK using C/C++/OpenGL, or Cascades (C++/Qt)
The event is also open to all UX/graphic designers who want to collaborate with the developers for a more visually-appealing apps.
The Hackathon will be held in Alphaland Southgate Mall (6F, Boracay and Balesin Function Rooms), Pasong Tamo Extension corner EDSA, Makati City from August 4 (Sat) 8AM to August 5 (Sun) 7PM.
Prizes and Categories
Every participant will get a t-shirt and assorted BlackBerry items. On top of that, each WINNING team will receive two (2) BlackBerry 16gb Playbooks, one (1) brand new BlackBerry Smartphone plus Cash.
There will be a total of five (5) winning teams by the end of the event, one for each category.
The categories are:
- Best Android App
- Best Adobe Air App
- Best Native App(NDK/Cascades)
- Best WebWorks App
- Best BlackBerry 10 App
Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly:
- 25% Viability of business model
- 25% Design quality
- 25% Originality of idea
- 25% Fully functioning App
Each team will have 3 minutes to present their finished app.
Registration for the event is now sold out but you can visit here and add yourself to the Waiting List.
To see the full schedule and get further information visit here.