Category Archives: update

thanks for yesterday!

Thanks to everyone who came yesterday. Of the 140 tickets “sold” we had 70 people turn up */which considering the beautiful weather we were competing against is really good!) And we need to say a huge thank you to the sponsors who made the event possible. Once all the speakers have their slides online, we […]

See you all tomorrow

so, last minute changes! The guys who were going to do the amzaing live coding and deployment demo using Microsoft technologies, unfortunately fell ill, so wont make it. At the last minute, Matti Dahlbom stepped up and will be showing us some amazing demos on mobiles. There has also been a couple of other last […]

and the theme for the competition this year is…

drum-roll please . . . Light & Dark So what can you come up with by 14:00 on Saturday? We will use a highly sophisticated, completely biased, judging system to find a winner. Criteria include, but are not limited to; – how experienced a developer you are (so if you have years under your belt, […]

Designers and agile developers working together and a demo effect?

So, we have confirmed a couple more of the slots in the agenda. Idean will come and explain how they merge the workflow of their designers with their agile development teams. And to ensure that we have some true technical content, AppGyver, will come and show their latest tool working *LIVE* (so I’m fully prepared […]

First Speakers and another reason to think about entering the coding competition

So today we got the great news that the first of the speakers have confirmed their topics and participation! First up Antti Pasila from Kiosked will tell us about how Kiosked sees “Content & Media Monetization” And frequent speaker Elias Pietila from Qvik will bring us a brand new talk on the cool stuff that […]

just 48 hours to build something cool?

I have got some things from Nokia to award to the best entries this year! As in previous years we will once again run the 48 hour coding challenge for MDC2013. On Thursday the 7th March at 14:00 we will post this years theme, and that gives you just 48 hours to build something cool […]

And MDC2013 is GO!

for those keeping an eye on the site you may have noticed some changes. That is us getting ready for *THE* event for mobile developers in Finland. While we work on the details, the date is set, Saturday 9th March, so mark your calendars. Once again we will have great keynotes, a 48 hour hacking […]

Outline plan for the Hack-a-thon

So, late breaking news about who will be there and what will happen. Vesa-Matti Hartikainen: “Jolla Developer Story” with live coding session and short UI demo Stefano Mosconi: “What is Jolla and why should you care” The “hacking” time can be used to start things like building the SDK, setting up Qt Creator and VM, […]

And now the slides from this years talks

First up we had Otto Virta who had bravely risen from his sick bed to come and tell us all about how to use the power of HTML 5 to be able to build apps quickly. Slides are online here Next up was Elias Pietila, who could not quite manage to drop Wooden Labyrinth 3D […]

A big thank you to all the speakers and attendees of MDC2012

So, that’s us over for another year. This time there was only around 30 of us, but we got to listen to some really good talks. I think I got most of it captured on an N8, and all the speakers have agreed to share their slides. If you have not already, like us on […]