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Tel-Aviv Windows 8 JavaScript App-a-thon


in Tel Aviv, Israel

Hackathon Overview


Microsoft Israel, Empeeric and Tel Aviv JavaScript Meetup are pleased to announce the Windows 8 HTML5 and JavaScript App-a-thon, that will be held on May 31st – June 1st in Empeeric Offices in the center of Tel-Aviv.

This free App-a-thon’s focus is on building native Windows 8 applications with HTML5 and JavaScript. The theme of the App-a-thon is "All about Tel Aviv". Movies in Tel Aviv, Restaurants in Tel Aviv, latest news about Tel-Aviv, and of course Prizes related to Tel-Aviv, sponsored by Microsoft Israel and Rozen & Meents.

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Who Should Come?

JavaScript and HTML5 developers that want to build cool applications.

What Should You Expect?

Good time! Eat, drink, hang out and CODE with the most amazing JavaScript and HTML5 developers in the Tel Aviv area and beyond.

When & Where:

May 31st – June 1st at Empeeric,
HaArba'a 10 , Tel Aviv-Yafo (4th floor)
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App Contest and Prizes

On Friday, we’ll wrap up the App-a-thon with an App contest.
All members of the winner teams (up to 3 people per team) will receive cool prizes!

Applications rating will be defined by level of creativity, design and usage of Windows 8 Metro-style unique features.

Additional Details

  • Awesome API’s and JavaScript Libraries
  • First class JavaScript and HTML5 developers
  • Food and drinks throughout
  • Killer sponsored prizes
  • Friday happy hour
  • Opportunity for developers to meet, mingle, showoff, collaborate and have fun with other amazing developers. *Presentations from some great guest speakers

Agenda

Thursday, May 31st
* 11:00: Breakfast and Gathering
* 11:30: Session: Introduction to Building JavaScript and HTML5 Applications for Windows 8 – Tools, API’s and Sample Apps
* 13:00 Brainstorming, and forming teams
* 13:30 – 22:00 Coding…

Friday, June 1st
* 10:00 Start Coding Again
* 14:00 Apps Presentations
* 16:00 Contest and Prizes
* 17:00 Friday Happy Hour and wrap up

What to bring or prepare in advance?

Have Questions?

Contact Guy Burstein from Microsoft Israel at guyb@microsoft.com.

See you there!

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