HTBox and MCM codeathon number 2


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18 March 2016

ht-heroMCM-logo-sThe second codeathon focused on the MobileKidsId app will be on March 26 at the Magenic office in St. Louis Park, MN.

Our first codeathon was extremely successful, with around 20 people participating. During that codeathon we laid the groundwork for the app and development effort, including:

I fully expect that on March 26 we’ll be able to implement the majority of the edit screens where a parent will enter and maintain the basic information about their children. That’ll be a major milestone because it will allow some meaningful testing of the app so we get feedback from some actual users.

We are looking for volunteers!

In terms of skill set, the app is primarily built using:

  • Apache Cordova
  • JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Angular
  • Ionic

Given the groundwork that’s been done, at this point web or mobile developers with some background in Angular and/or Ionic are extremely welcome and will become rapidly productive. Cordova and JavaScript/TypeScript skills are also valuable.

We do have some back-end functionality written in C# running in Azure, and welcome anyone willing to help with that functionality as well.

If you are interested in volunteering – either on March 26 in person, or remotely via the Internet and GitHub – please contact me: rockyl at magenic dot com.