Tag Archives: competition

Thank you everyone for yesterday.

Thanks everyone, hope you all enjoyed the day, and maybe see you next year. Of course we need to thank the speakers, who all managed to deliver their talks within the allocated time (makes it so much easier to keep things sort of on track!), and who all delivered interesting and different talks (or at […]

Thanks to those that braved the cold and came to the forests of Espoo

Although the Aalto Venture Garage is only 10 minutes from Kamppi by bus and surrounded by offices of the biggest names in Finnish Industry, for many it seems it might as well be on the other side of the moon 🙂 Those that did not brave the cold and the short bus ride, missed testing […]

Rules for the 2011 competition

You have 48 hours to build an application based around the theme of “Communication and/or Journalism” in one of the five categories; * bada * Qt – one or more of Symbian, MeeGo or Maemo * Microsoft Phone 7 * Android * iOS The judges will be looking at (these have different weights and are […]

Some hints to help you win big in the Competition

As the date for MobileDevCamp2011 is fast approaching (it’s next Saturday for those keeping count), we thought it would be a good idea to drop some hints that could help you win prizes that are available on Saturday. First tip – DON’T build an iApp! The winners of the iOS category last year ended up […]

Want some free hands-on training for Windows Phone 7?

One of our sponsors Microsoft has arranged for a one of their top trainers Jani Järvinen to come and give an introduction hands-on workshop. Jani describes it as: Want to develop for something new? Try Windows Phone 7! Windows Phone 7 devices started appearing in Finland in November 2010, and during these brief months, there […]

Have you signed up yet?

So with just over a month to go, have you signed up yet? One change this year is that as a number of people spent quite a lot of time on the day getting their environment up and running, or just trying to figure out the basics of working with the environment, we thought it […]

Need an incentive to practice for the next great MDC competition?

So, it has been 6 months since you last looked at cutting some code for a mobile device in a competitive environment (this assumes it was at MDC2010 😉 )? Feeling a bit rusty? Check out this post where Nokia announces a new competition in association with the Travelling Salesman adventure. It’s pretty easy. In […]

you 48hours, starting…

NOW! So, the rules of the competition are; You have 48 hours to build an application for one of the four platforms; Nokia – Qt, Symbian & Maemo Microsoft Android iPhone The folks over at Nokia have “narrowed” their category down a little, in that the application must; use the Qt Module QNetwork, must have […]

Getting Started with Android

And the final post in the series (for completeness) covers Android. The main site is at Developer.android.com. You can pull the SDK from here (please do this before coming to lighten the load on the network at the event!) A good place to ask questions is on StackOverflow, but it is probably wise to at […]

Competition update

So, as the date draws nearer, we thought we should give you a heads up on a couple of things. First, the exact details will be announced next Thursday (25th February). Second, we have manged to get top of the line phones for all but one of the competition categories, so go back and start […]