Mendix World 2016 Hackathon: Can You Build a Cutting Edge IoT App in 24 Hours?

on May 4, 2016

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Are you a developer who wants to build the next Internet of Things (IoT) app? Then, the Mendix World 2016 Hackathon is an event you won’t want to miss. Our 24-hour, IoT-themed hackathon will take place June 7-8 at the Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam.

During the hackathon, there will be several IoT use cases for developers to choose from, including an event app that leverages sensor data collected at Mendix World plus real customer use cases to be announced. Participants will have access to the KPN LoRa Network, a long-range network for connecting low-energy, low-data devices in order to facilitate rapid connectivity. In addition, all teams will be able to deploy with one click on AWS.

Join the estimated 60 Mendix developers that are expected to build IoT applications, with teams competing for prizes in Professional and Student categories. Audience voting will take place via the Mendix World event app and the winners will be announced during the plenary closing remarks on the closing day of Mendix World.

Mendix World 2016 has a strong focus on the Internet of Things and driving digital innovation through modern application delivery. The agenda includes a mix of inspiring and practical content for Mendix developers.

Here are some program highlights you should know about:

  • Visionary KeynotesIn addition to seeing Mendix CTO, Johan den Haan, unveil cutting-edge platform innovations, hear from disruptive innovation guru Geoffrey Moore, former Netflix cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft and more.
  • Hands-On Platform Sessions – Gain practical insight into Mendix capabilities, such as the responsive UI framework, offline mobile, Mendix Cloud and the model API and platform SDK.
  • Strategic Tech Trends – Discover how to harness emerging technology trends, including the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, predictive analytics, machine learning, etc.
  • Innovation in Action – Push the limits of your own platform usage after seeing innovative use cases from ADP, CAN Capital, Chubb Group, Enexis, KLM, MIT and more.
  • Discounted Training and Certification – Receive a voucher for the online Rapid Developer Certification Exam or take the Advanced Developer Certification Exam on site on June 6th.

Visit http://mendixworld.com/ to sign up for the Mendix World 2016 Hackathon and register for your free conference pass.

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