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Hackathon Challenges Developers to Improve Automated Coding of Development Data


This blog post first appeared on The AidData Blog: The First Tranche and is written by David Rust-Smith, an Application Developer working with AidData partner Development Gateway. In January, I attended the Developers for Development hackathon in Montreal hosted by the

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Open Data in Your App: 2 events, 2 days, 2 speakers, 2 templates!

This Saturday, February 23rd is the international Open Data day, and the teams at Québec Ouvert, Montréal Ouvert & OpenNorth are organizing an event – focused on open data. Just 2 days later on Monday 25th, one of the organizers Stéphane

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Finder & Hero Templates: The Fastest Way to Get Started with Location-Based Windows 8 Apps

Today our team is sharing in the excitement of revealing two new Windows 8 templates : “Finder” & “Hero”. Finder Template: user can locate points of interest on a map (e.g. buildings, historic places, etc.), with a sortable menu a

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Make Web Not War Hackathon at Confoo


  For the third year the Make Web Not War team will be at Confoo (by the way, it’s not too late yo buy your ticket for the conference itself). This year again we are planning something fun for the attendees

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Join The Movement: The HTML5mtl + MWNW Hackathon!

Join the Hackathon!

  Do you have an awesome WordPress site? Do you love building great apps? Are you an HTML5, JavaScript, or CSS3 genius? Do you love good food and better drinks? Do you want a FREE Xbox and Surface? If you

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Imagine all the possibilities


In Toronto, during the weekend of November 23th we will have our first Windows 8 Pure Imagination event. If you are a developer, a designer, a student or a startup member, this event is for you! In less than 40

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