Join Android experts from Intel Developer Zone at Sandbox Suites’ newest coworking space in Silicon Valley and meet other Android developers for 2 days of hands-on technical sessions, developer competitions, prizes and more!

The IDZ Codefest for Android will be fueled by hundreds of KitKat bars, Ouya giveaways, dark beer, green cocktails and other goodies. And all that is FREE to attend! Register Here


Event Details Below:

7pm Doors Open and Registration
7:20-8:15 Welcome notes, Hackathon Criteria, Prizes and Agenda
Android on X86 Why Intel and What Developers Should Care About?
8:15 to 8:30 Grab Dinner and go into the Sessions
Track 1
8:30-9 pm HTML5 on Android: Intel XDK
9:00-9:30 pm Android Gaming Console by Christopher Price, founder
Track 2
8:30-9pm Lanica Game Development Platform: Carlos M. Icaza, Co-Founder, Lanica
9:00-9:30pm App Game Kit: Lee Bamber, The Game Creators – Session via Google Hangout
9:30pm Hackathon Begins and 1st KitKat Challenge
1am Closing


9am Opening and Breakfast
10am KitKat Challenge
10:30 Get Team names and Apps that are being worked on and register
12pm Video Interviews and Lunch
3pm KitKat Challenge
6pm Dinner
7pm Final Demos
9pm Winners Announcement & Awards Ceremony!


Build an Android App!
You can use Intel XDK with HTML5 or leverage an x86 library in an NDK or SDK app. Keep in mind that we have a special Social Good category as well!
$3,000 cash prize for Best New App
$1,000 cash prize for Best Social Good App

Port-a-Thon/Optimization Contest
Compile and test your Android NDK App!
We’ll have devices for testing, tons of technical support and great prizes for Best Ported Apps. Take advantage of having some of the best NDK Android developers on-site to answer your questions.
Trip to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
$1,500 cash prize
$5,000 go-to-market packages for selected eligible apps
Opportunity to pitch Intel Capital
Feature on Intel’s website

Intel Ultracode Hits The ‘Suites

Join us for the first Intel code&tell meetup at Sandbox Suites South Park! Come with your programming appetite and bring your hacks. We’ll have a few short code demonstrations, raffle and of course pizza and beer; if you are up to plug your computer and give a technical demo to the rest of the group let us know – we have a few more spots left.

*Update – we’ve filled all demo spots for our December meetup, however we’re already planning our January event so there’ll be more opportunities to present.

Raffle prizes:

1 high speed high capacity Intel SSD

1 mid capacity Intel SSD

2 Perceptual Computing cameras

3 Intel swag bundles

Tentative Agenda:

7PM | Opening

7:30PM | Code Demos:

1. Bob Duffy will be doing a quick demo of his HTML5 vector based game and show how he added device touch, tilt and rotation input controls via WinRT APIs.

2. Gilles de Bordeaux will demo his new windows 8 app and show the power of the standard Windows 8 templates in Visual Studio 2012.

3. Raimo Tuisku will give a presentation, demo and architectural description of a real-time ball in a maze game Velomazecontrolled with an accelerometer API of modern HTML5 browsers

4. Eugene Chuvyrov will demonstrate the power of sharing and searching contracts in Windows 8 applications. Little talk, just code in both JavaScript and C# showing how easy it is to implement these powerful and valuable features of Windows 8 apps.

5. Giorgio Zamparelli will be demoing his Android app Famenu(work in progress) and talk about the open source frameworks he used to put it together

6. Gayathri will demo a photo app showcasing pinch, zoom and swipe gestures. Ambient light sensor, orientation sensor and accelerometer. She will also talk about a good UI design for touch interfaces. *We will also get to see a Perceptual Computing demoby Gayathri at the Ultrabooks sandbox during the break.

8:30PM | Pizza break and time to play with the new Ultrabooks!

9PM | More Code Demos:

1. Bruno Terkaly will present two projects: an Azure back-end webservice that made calls into Google maps to retrieve geo-location information. The second project is a Windows 8 application that calls into the Azure cloud service, passing in GPS coordinates.When the cloud service received the coordinates, it used Google maps to give more details about the location to the Windows 8 application.

2. Chris Skaggs (Soma Games) will demo their Wind Up Footballgame using all the bells and whistles of the Ultrabook. He could speak to anyone wanting to use Unity as tool for development on Win 8 and the Ultrabook.

3. Giacomo Balli will be demoing his Coin Toss Extreme gamebuilt entirely in HTML5 he’ll go through all aspects of it and share code snippets.

4. James Edwards will be showing a practical use for variadic templates with a safe printf example. Also touches on type traits.

9:45PM | Raffle and Giveaways

10PM | Closing

Feel free to use #ultracode on twitter.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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