Tuesday, March 22, 2016

GCPNEXT16 Streaming event Tomorrow!

 Google Developer Groups Dubai
Google Cloud Platform Extended Dubai
You don't need to be in San Francisco to experience the magic of GCPNEXT16 conference. Join us tomorrow in our NEXT Extended event in Dubai. It will be a fun event with food!!
No coding! no need for a laptop

23rd March 2016 7:30pm - 10pm

Astrolabs JLT

GCP discussion 30m
Key note Streaming 1:30h
Reserve a spot
We update our website! check it out! gdgdubai.com

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Limited Free pass!!

 Google Developer Groups Dubai
Limited free passes!!


Greetings GDG Dubai members,

On our constant efforts to deliver the best to our members, we are happy to announce that GDG Dubai members have the chance to enter the upcoming tech events for free; Droidcon & CodeMotion. The first 100 registers will get full free pass!!

Registering does not guarantees free access, you will get a confirmation email upon selection.
Registration Form
Next Event
23rd March - Google Office - 7pm

[Legacy] A chance to Speak at droidcon

 Google Developer Groups Dubai
A chance to present at Droidcon & Codemotion in Dubai!!


Greetings Memebers,

   As you might be aware, the 2 big tech events are around the corner; Doridcon &Codemotion. We are pleased to invite you to submit your topics and speak at one of those events or conduct a workshop. It's a great opportunity for you and would look good on your CV. If you think you got what it takes, fill the form below no later than March 12th. Feel free to forward the email to another candidate. 
Submission Form

[Legacy] Emirates Islamic Bank Hackathon

 Google Developer Groups Dubai

Emirates Islamic (EI) APPathon

26th of Feb 8am - 27th of Feb 6pm at Almas Conference Center 

Greetings members,

Passionate app developers are invited to create innovative and impactful banking apps. Over a 24-hour period, 130-150 participants from UAE will gather to innovate and produce mobile apps on given banking themes.

The themes will be disclosed on the day of the event. Whether you’re an amateur or an expert in mobile app development, join us for 24 hours of innovation, competing against the best and sharpening your skills alongside technology experts.

What are the prizes?
There are cash prizes and gifts for Student’s track and Professional track winners
AED 10,000/- Winner (Student Track Team) + Microsoft Imagine Cup Nomination + Certificates 
AED 15,000/- Winner (Professional Track Team) + Microsoft BizSpark Program Nomination + Certificates 

Every participant will receive a certificate of participation

Parking is available
Attendance is FREE for short-listed teams. Food and refreshments will be provided during the event.

[Legacy] Material Design Workshop

 Google Developer Groups Dubai
Event updates

Material Design - Android Workshop

13th of Feb 2pm - 5:30pm at Impact Hub (new time)

Greetings members,

Here are few helpful tips for tomorrow's event.

What you need
  • Get your laptops and your chargers
  • Have android studio installed
  • download the android SDK (preferably the latest).
  • Introduction to design support and material design elements (30-45mins)
    • theming
    • using recyclerview
    • applying ripple effect 
    • using fab 
    • tabbed bar 
    • floating title
  • Bad and good design (15mins)
  • Build a sample app that reflects the material design elements (2 h)
  • Extra exercise (20 mins)

Parking is available
The event is free