Thursday, June 18, 2015

Win Prizes at DevNation Code Challenge!

Join us Monday, June 22, 6:00pm-11:00pm in Room 200 at DevNation in Boston!  Show off your coding skills and win prizes at the DevNation Code Challenge! Using showcased technologies from cloud, mobile, and data services--plus your creativity--you’ll build an extraordinary project with friends (or on your own). Judges will choose winners from the projects built and presented during the session. The winners will walk away with awesome prizes and bragging rights (until next year). 

Don’t worry about dinner and drinks--that’s on us. Just bring your laptop and be ready to dive in.

Pre-register for this event via EventBrite at; seating will be limited. *You must be registered for DevNation in order to attend this event.

Tentative Prizes (for max team of 8):
First Prize - Drone with Camera
Second Prize - Banana Pi
Third Prize - Wrist Activity Tracker

Mark Little, VP, Red Hat
Andrew Rubinger, Developer Advocate and Program Manager, Red Hat
Tony Stafford, VP Technical Solutions, Shadow-Soft
Diogenes Rettori, xPaaS Product Manager, Red Hat
Conor O'Neill, Mobile Product Manager, Red Hat

Featured Technology Speakers:
Mobile - Javier Perez, Director of Product Management and Global Consulting, Red Hat
Cloud - Diogenes Rettori, xPaaS Product Manager, Red Hat
Data Services - Mark Drilling, Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat, and Cojan Ballegooijen, Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat
Frontend - Joshua Wilson, Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Integration/Camel - Kenny Peeples, JBoss Technology Evangelist, Red Hat

Arun Gupta
Director, Developer Advocacy and Technical Marketing, Red Hat

Arun Gupta is director of developer advocacy at Red Hat and focuses on Red Hat JBoss Middleware. As a founding member of the Java EE team at Sun Microsystems, he spread the love for technology all around the world. At Oracle, he led a cross-functional team to drive the global launch of the Java EE 7 platform through strategy, planning, and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and program. He is a prolific blogger since 2005 and have authored 1500+ blogs on technology. Arun has extensive speaking experience in ~40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rockstar. He also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the USA and continues to promoting technology education amongst kids. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, JUG leader, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Kenny Peeples
Jboss Technology Evangelist, Red Hat

Enjoys finding innovative ways to integrate and use Open Source Software. View his blog at and follow him on twitter @ossmentor.