Who is a Developer Evangelist?

I bet you have seen the advert one or twice and you might have even applied for it, Well its a Technology Job so it should not be rocket science even though you didn’t know what the role involved right?

Well, The role doesn’t involve coding all day long (although there’s plenty of that involved). It’s not marketing, PR or sales, although there are plenty of shared adventures to be had. It’s not recruiting, but that happens too. One thing is for sure, it doesn’t involve a lot of sleep. So what is it? We asked Heilmann to define it:

A developer evangelist is first and foremost a translator. Someone who can explain technology to different audiences to get their support for a certain product or technology. It needs to be someone who is technical but also capable to find the story in a technical message… A good developer evangelist can get techies excited about a product by pointing out the benefits for developers who use the product on an eye-to-eye level.

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BlackBerry 10: 2012 Future for BB Users

At its BlackBerry World event in Orlando today, RIM pulled the wraps off BlackBerry 10, a thoroughly-revamped platform based on QNX that the company is hoping will bring it back into contention. Though it’s been talking about BlackBerry 10 since last year (when it was known as BBX), this is the first time that RIM is getting into details about what we can expect when it debuts on retail devices later in 2012.
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Android Developer Challenge — Sub-Saharan Africa: Finalists

The Android Developer Challenge is designed to encourage the creation of cool and innovative Android mobile apps built by developers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Invent apps that delight users and you stand a chance to win an Android phone and $25,000 USD. The finalists of the Android Developer Challenge for Sub-Saharan Africa have been announced. The finalists were chosen from the Category … Continue reading “Android Developer Challenge — Sub-Saharan Africa: Finalists”

BlackBerry Developer Challenge 2011

The BlackBerry Developer Challenge 2011 will consist of a series of competitions. The first competition is focused on Adobe® Flash® and Adobe® AIR® applications. The challenge will also recognize winners in their respective regions, giving developers the opportunity to stand out from one another with local content and language support.

Best Adobe Flash or Adobe AIR app

April 28, 2011 to Aug. 12, 2011
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Nigeria, where are your Android Apps?

The Android Developer Challenge Sub Saharan Africa is here so i ask you, where are your android Apps? You can participate by developing a killer application built on Android. The sections below provide information about the types of applications you can enter, as well as the contest information and dates. Developers submit their apps to one of three specially-designated ADC categories beginning June 1st at 12 AM GMT. An application may only be submitted to a single category.

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