Blog Posts by Nelson Moses

  • Yahoo! India R&D at the Great Indian Developer Summit

    Bangalore, the city with probably the largest concentration of software developers in the world, played host to the Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS). The summit was held over four days from April 22 to April 25, at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and drew close to 3500 developers.

    Great Indian Developer Summit Sign on Flickr

    Welcome to the Great Indian Developer Summit - Photo by Donald Belcham

    Yahoo! was involved in GIDS in a number of ways. As the official Hack sponsor, we organized HackLite, a lightweight hacking event where coding happened behind the scenes and then demoed at the venue. 'HackLite', modeled around the popular ?Open Hack Day? concept, provided an opportunity for developers to build applications and widgets using Yahoo!'s Open APIs (like Blueprint, BOSS, YQL, Maps, Flickr).

    We also lined up tech talks for all the developers who visited the Yahoo! Developer Network lounge. At the heavily attended technical talks track at GIDS, we spoke about Yahoo!'s Open Platforms, focusing on Blueprint

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