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Is There an App for That?

Oct 10, 2019 | by Abhijeet Kher, Mobile Practice Lead | Tags: Mobile App Development

You've just had an idea. You want to create the next FlappyBird. This one will be bigger, better, and filled with micro-transactions! 

Or, you want to solve a problem using the ever evolving smartphone and make the world a better place.

Sounds great! Let's explore some potential reasons for building the app and what doing so may involve - assuming someone hasn't already created your app idea.

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ISE Coding Garage Presentation Night

Aug 07, 2019 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

Last night the fifth summer of the 9-week ISE Coding Garage program came to a close with 26 students presenting their mobile apps for a chance at $850 in prizes. In early June, the program started with 47 self-driven students working on their own apps and ended yesterday as 13 apps were presented for judging.

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Learning Beyond Mobile App Development

Jul 18, 2019 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

The end goal of the ISE Coding Garage is for each participant to create a mobile app for a chance at winning prize money.  But, we have always wanted it to be more than that.  Throughout the summer each session begins with learning something. From using Slack to communicate and backing up code on GitHub, to enhancing presentation skills - these are all tools and skills that will be needed in college or beyond in future careers (we use all extensively at ISE). 

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Kicking Off Another Summer of the ISE Coding Garage

Jun 13, 2019 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

Tuesday night was the kick off of the 2019 ISE Coding Garage. Nearly 50 students will be spending their summer developing mobile apps.  Along the way, a slew of ISE interns and engineers will help guide them in their creations.  As one student described it, the program is like an extended hackathon.

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