Microsoft Pakistan, the largest Microsoft Company in Pakistan offered an opportunity of Window phone Hackathon. It will continue for three days. Company made the announcement on the ocarina of ITCN Asia-country’s largest IT expo that is starting on august 26th, 2014.
All interesting candidates can participates in program. There is no specified condition for an applicant except he should have knowledge about concerned field. He or she may be a student or any professional. Interested candidates can participates as a team but there is no restriction for an individual to participate alone without any other team member. Microsoft Pakistan has arranged exceptional window phone devices for winners and runner ups. About 20 high quality window phone devices have been arranged as prizes for winning and runner up candidates. Each phone device belongs to different categories.
Different categories will be announced for participants to develop phone apps. The categories are mentioned as follows.
- Life style and food
- Kids and education
- Build for better Pakistan
- News and weather
As explained earlier that prizes will be given to both winning and runner up candidates. The distribution of mobile phone devices will depends upon the relative size of concerned team. Suppose the team consist of one member then one window phone device will be given to team for relative category. But in case of two members in team each of the members will be awarded by the mobile phone device in relative category.
During the course of three days Hackathon different sessions will be arranged. These sessions are as follows.
- A session of technical training arranged for every willing participant by Microsoft staff
- Apps showcasing
- Session of quizzes that allow people to win special prizes
- Experts of global market place will come to teach people