December 10th, 2013
Did you know that UTL maintains a list of useful reference apps? Their list allows you to filter by device or subject.
Click here to access the list.
December 3rd, 2013
Looking for something to do over the winter break? Check out this contest – not only could you win part of the $50,000 in prize money but your app could also help create positive social and environmental change!
The Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge was launched on October 1st; submissions will be accepted until January 7. It’s a MaRS project that’s being supported by the Ontario Ministry of Energy, and apps developed for the Challenge must make use of the same API/Standard that was required for the MaRS Energy Hack held at MaRS in early September. While there are $50,000 in awards for the best entries, the Challenge is also an opportunity to effect positive social and environmental change through technology.
November 28th, 2013
At the MADLab we have compiled several basic reference links for those who are just getting started with HTML5 (responsive design). Click through to the full post to see the list. We are compiling ever more links for all major mobile platforms, so please share your favourite tutorials, references and developer blogs with firstname.lastname@example.org!
November 5th, 2013
Got a great business idea but need some help getting started? Explore, develop and get ready to launch your business idea with the Career Centre’s new Rapid Launch program! This is entrepreneurship for everyone. All students and recent graduates – and all ideas – are welcome. Apply through Instagram or send us a YouTube video by November 11 – space is limited. For more information: www.uoft.me/rapidlaunch.
September 11th, 2013
The Library has just released a newly redesigned online catalogue. The top feature of the new catalogue is a responsive, mobile-friendly design that works beautifully on a variety of screen sizes.
Announcement:The Library Catalogue Has a Fresh New Look
June 11th, 2013
The Founder Project is a student run venture capitalist fund that invests entirely in student-run companies. Their purpose is to increase resource accessibility to student entrepreneurs through access to mentorship and capital. This summer, they are expanding from Montreal to Toronto and they are planning to have an inaugural launch event on June 20th. Previously, their corporate partners have included Google, Microsoft and Founder Fuel.
Event details and registration: http://thefounderproject.eventbrite.com
Their website: http://www.thefounderproject.com/
June 10th, 2013
Aziza over at the Life@UofT blog has published an excellent overview of mobile development at UofT, including a section on the MAD Lab.
May 17th, 2013
UofT Dev – Introduction to Android Programming (10:30AM)
Mohannad’s three part introduction to Android Programming workshop continues at 10:30AM in BA1200. Get some hands on experience with Android app development. BYOLaptop recommended. Everyone is welcome to come – even if you missed parts one and two.
NthGen Hackathon Final Presentation (12PM-1PM)
The Hackathon wraps up at noon. Come and watch the final presentations – see the interesting and creative apps that the contestants have built in 24h. Bissell Building Rm. 224 (140 St. George Street).
UofT Career Centre – Careers in App Development (2PM-4PM)
App developers from Google, Konrad Group, Nth Gen Software, Deloitte (plus others!) will share stories on what they do, their career paths and offer advice on how to find a job. BA1200.
NthGen After Party (9PM)
Come celebrate and demonstrate your table tennis skills at SPiN Galactic (461 King W). The hackathon winners will be announced. Proof of age ID required. For those under 19 – please talk to an NthGen representative about getting a wrist band.
May 16th, 2013
Coming up today for Dev Days – Day 2
Introduction to Android Programming
Mohannad’s three part introduction to Android Programming workshop continues at 11AM in BA1200. Come get some hands on experience with Android app development. BYOLaptop recommended. Everyone is welcome to come – even if you missed part one.
At noon we’ll kick off the app hackathon. There are some great prizes including $1000 for the first place team. Make sure to register your team on the Google+ page. See the agenda for more details. http://mobile.utoronto.ca/dev-days/dev-days-agenda
UofT Developers Club
The UofT Dev Club will hold an info session at 4pm in BA1200. This is a great opportunity to find out about their activities.
From their website:
“The U of T developers club was founded by a group of people who are passionate about making cool stuff, whether it be apps, websites or whatever else we can think of! “
Google Live Sessions
Google is live streaming dozens of really informative sessions today. We’ll continue to show the stream on demand in ba1130. Here is just a sample of the sessions on tap for today…
1PM Android Protips: Making Apps Work Like Magic
2PM Beyond the Blue Dot: New Features in Android Location
3:40PM Google Cloud Messaging
5:35PM Android Graphics Performance
May 14th, 2013
NthGen Dev Days starts May 15, 2013!
We have confirmed the following exciting events:
Google I/O Stream viewing sessions
Career Centre Tech. Panel
Android Dev Workshops
Nth Gen Android Hackathon Competition
See the mini-site for more info.