Calling all iOS developers to India’s first Beacon app Hackday – Geek out on beacons
October 27, 2014
Are you a passionate iOS developer eager to solve real world problems using beacons? Come, spend your day learning and building amazing location-enabled apps with us.
Beacons bring the power of Internet to everyday things and the opportunities provided by these tiny Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices are endless. MobStac offers you an opportunity to get your hands on real beacons and build apps using them.
There are prizes worth over Rs. 20,000 to be won in a single day!
The winning app gets Rs. 10,000 worth of Amazon gift cards.
The app that comes second gets Rs. 5,000 worth of Amazon gift cards.
Every participant gets to take home a beacon!
Not to mention, the experience of playing with real beacons. There will be enough and more refreshments to keep you running the whole day.
09:30 AM – Registration (Our doors are always open for you, but hack day registration begins now)
10:30 AM – Tutorial sessions begin
– Introduction to iBeacon technology – Session by Ravi Pratap, CTO & CO-Founder, MobStac
– Working with beacons & Core Location framework – Session by Kshitij Deo, iOS developer, MobStac
– Walkthrough of Beaconstac iOS SDK – Session by Garima Batra, Core platform engineer, MobStac
12:30 PM – Lunch
01:00 PM – HACK! Dinner served from 07:30 PM onwards
08:30 PM – HACK! Ends
09:00 PM – App demos by teams
Come, wear your thinking caps and explore where you can take this technology by creating real, high-quality apps. Your app can solve any problem for anyone – from retail and healthcare, to traffic and climate change, your app can deal with anything.
We will conduct primer sessions to prep you on iBeacon basics and then let you ideate, team up and build awesome apps. We’ve stocked up enough beacons for you. Don’t worry about that! After the hack day, you get to take home a beacon you develop with.
Bring along a Macbook running XCode 6, an Apple device to test your app, and loads of enthusiasm to break into the hottest technology!
Our engineers will be around all day to help you, and we promise unlimited food and refreshments to keep you up and running!
This event is for *passionate iOS developers* who want to build something cool and ready to geek out on beacons.