To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


G|Kenya 2.0, Day 2RSVP

  • Venue: Westgate
  • Date: Tuesday 13th September 2011
  • Starts: 8:00am
  • Ends: 6:00pm

Day 2 Software Developers

Day 2 will focus on getting deeper with some of our most popular developer products and tools - Android, Chrome, App Engine, Maps and Webmaster Tools.  Google developer tools to push the boundaries of web applications. Google engineers and web development leaders will guide you through a full day of in-depth, hands-on sessions, including hands-on code labs dedicated to cutting edge web and mobile technologies. 

You will choose from a menu of  intermediate and advanced Mobile Web / Android, Chrome & HTML5, App Engine and Geo/Maps sessions. * Must have technical programming skills.

Agenda Format  

The following agenda is built as a menu to sessions, to allow you to follow your topics of interest to get more advanced understanding and practical application. There will be plenty of breaks, social time and lunch will be provided. 

Our focus for the tech day is to give you product insights, intermediate to advanced hands-on experience, and show you some of the coolest ways you can use them! Also, there will be lots of times for you to ask Google engineers questions on each product and tool. Prepare your developer environment , choose the topic on the day of and enjoy! 

Below are the downloads and suggested pre-event resources.

Agenda Overview  

08:00 - 09:00  Registration 

09:00 - 10:00  Keynote

10:00 - 10:30  Innovation @ Google

10:30 - 17:00 Sessions and Workshops on: * 

* More information coming soon on each track. Plus, additional sessions will be held on UX design, monetizing your content and a few other goodies :) 


Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. The Android SDK provides the tools and APIs necessary to begin developing applications on the Android platform using the Java programming language.  

Level: Intermediate 

Chrome & HTML5                        

Google Chrome supports the latest standards and APIs that let you create interactive, high-performance web apps with capabilities similar to those of native applications. Plus, learn about the latest in web development with HTML5.

Level: Intermediate 

Maps & Geo                          

Google Maps has a wide array of APIs that let you embed the robust functionality and everyday usefulness of Google Maps into your own website and applications, and overlay your own data on top of them. 

Level: Intermediate to Advanced 

App Engine                           

Google App Engine enables you to build and host web apps on the same systems that power Google applications.   App Engine offers fast development and deployment; simple administration, with no need to worry about hardware, patches or backups; and effortless scalability. Learn to take full advantage of this platform to solve your development needs. 

Level: Intermediate to Advanced          

17:00 - 18:00  Business and Entrepreneur Panel