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Uncategorized By Joseph / November 16, 2010

4th Mobile Boot Camp at Strathmore University


The 4th Annual Mobile Boot Camp is here, brought to us by Strathmore University in conjunction with the platinum sponsors Ericsson.The event is set to be held at Strathmore University from the 18th to 20th November 2010.

A mobile boot camp is a crash-course session, usually spanning 2 – 3 days. The sessions comprise both theoretical and practical sessions whereby participants will gain insight on mobile application development and acquire practical skills on the use of current platforms, frameworks and tools used for the development of mobile applications.

The mobile boot camp aims to:

  • Help participants gain theoretical knowledge on mobile application development technologies.
  • Give participants an opportunity for hands on development of mobile applications for specific industries.

Some of the topics participants will be exposed to, under the theme “Mobile Applications: Impacting Africa”, include M-Health, Smart Phone Application Development, Introduction to Mobile Web Development among others.

Participants will also be able to choose a lab session to attend from the following selection of mobile development platforms:-

  • Beginner Java ME
  • Intermediate Java ME
  • Python
  • Mobile Web
  • Android

The event will be capped off with a mobile development competition, as with previous mobile boot camps.

The target for this boot camp is university students from public and private institutions in Kenya as well as local developers and entrepreneurs.

Charges are as follows:

  • Strathmore University Students: 730Ksh
  • Students from other universities, and non-students: 1530Ksh

All charges are inclusive of transaction fees charged by Safaricom for M-Pesa.

To register for the event, make your payments via M-Pesa to this number 0717-838-836, and visit the events registration here to input your details.

Make sure you register as soon as possible, there are limited spots available.

Author : Joseph

A USIU trained journalist & an aspiring animator Joseph thrives behind the camera. He is a still photography and videography aficionado. Joe is currently the director/editor behind African Tech Bits, an iHub production that features start ups in the tech scene. This Canonite can mostly be seen at the iHub in the company of his Canon 550D.

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