Thursday, April 12, 2012

Non-commercial announcement

On April 28/29 at Bloomsbury in central London: two days of coding, creativity, challenges….and fun. The Spring Hackathon draweth near! (

The focus will be “Apps for the High Street”, in which developers will compete and collaborate to build web and mobile apps for small high street businesses located in the London Borough of Islington. We’ve interviewed dozens of local SMEs and selected six candidates from a broad range of business types. Developers will be presented with six profiles of the SMEs and challenged to create apps tailor-made for the individual businesses. The profiles:

We'e trying a new approach for this hackathon by offering the devs three routes to crafting their apps: Natively, via APIs or templates. Let's see how it works out. Developers may sign up on Lanyrd here:

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