The AT&T Developer Program held at ROC (604 Arizona) in
Santa Monica Feb. 8-9 welcomed more than 120 attendees who hit the ground running and with
assistance from various representatives from Pearson, Layer7, and GameDesk who have coded a
total of 12 plus mobile apps.
were impressive apps created, but at the top of the list was PerlTube, which was a full video platform built using Perl, node.js
and Twitter Bootstrap. Another resource created at the
event was Bongo, which was a private feed similar to Twitter where a
class could interact and ask questions.
big winners of the night included Parigraf, who won 1st place for Best
Education app and Geo Explorer pulled down not just 2nd place for Best
Education app, but also Best App using AT&T API.
List of winners:
• 1st Place Best Education App Parigraf
- Parigraf is an eReader application aimed to improve reading
comprehension and teacher-student communication in the classroom. Using
the Pearson Penguin API , they created a system that allows teachers to
create interactive reading assignments. While students read the
material, they are able to highlight information that they either find
confusing, evocative, or relevant to class discussion. The teachers then
receive a report of their class’s feedback and are then able to more
effectively direct discussions of the material.
• 2nd Place Best Education App Geo Explorer
Geo Explorer - Play games and learn about the world.
• 3rd Place Best Education App Class Drive
Class Drive - Classroom content sharing, archiving and discussion platform, accessible via web, phone, sms
• Honorable Mention Creative Space
Creative Space - An art app that gives aspiring artists a place to
learn, and a place to share their art in a place they feel comfortable.
• 1st Place A&T APIs Geo Explorer
• 1st Place Pearson APIs Lit Remix
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