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Curious about about tools that speed up development? Where to find them? What they do and how they can all work together? This event will be a white hat in the bag!
Join us and learn of the above, then get your hands dirty on a workshop session of using these tools as we create a simple app from the tools.
Zero to One with Angular JS
Sat, April 11, 12:00 PM GMT+3
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I/O Extended is an event to experience the Keynote and other main Google I/O sessions.Join us for the 2015 Edition
Google I/O Extended 2015 Nairobi
Thu, May 28, 6:00 PM GMT+3
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In #2015 , #gdgNairobi  would like to make deeper impact to the tech community. Some of our plans include (detailed doc here: http://goo.gl/hzRLtR ):
1. Android Study Jam - This is the first of (hopefully) many more. With Udacity offering Android Basics introductions, the motivation if quite high amongst the students, as the challenge is global thus making it more interesting. #studyjamnairobi  is at week 6 of the #Udacity  course, with approximately 30 regular students. 10 have already started their final projects, which is quite encouraging, especially seeing beginners sharpen their skill.
2. Village Hack 2.0 - Plans are underway to take #villageHack  to another village in the country, with an aim of encouraging those techies hailing from that village, to come back and impact the society using their acquired tech skills.
3. Products jointly developed by members:- At least 3 not-for-profit products by end of the year (and launched). Members to give ideas
on apps we can build.
4. Google I/O Extended 2015:- Viewing party in the evening (live + playbacks) and Google+ hangout with the attendees.
5. Stand at Nairobi International Trade Fair.- Find best means of application for a stand, have a hackathon running alongside, working with the farmers in attendance, Showcase of application/Ideas/Websites already developed
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Love that you're sharing your plans for 2015, would love to see the more detailed planning doc (access denied right now). Bring on GDG Nairobi and the rest of 2015.
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This is how our event went done.. Collaborating with the Angular JS Group was super! Thanks +Eugene Mutai for the awesome tech talk you gave our #gdg   #community  ...
10 ladies in attendance! #wtm  shaping up in #nairobi  !! #moreVIM  
Let's do this again! //cc +Kenneth Kinyanjui +margaret adhiambo 
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INNOVATION BOOTCAMP GDG Nairobi will join hands with Tech Republic who have sprouted a teen’s tech bootcamp, Innovation Teens Boot-camp, focusing
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TECH REPUBLIC INNOVATION BOOTCAMP GDG Nairobi will join hands with Tech Republic who have sprouted a teen’s tech bootcamp, Innovation Teens Boot-camp, focusing on teens vamped up about tech or just curious to know what this ...
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Hope we all hit the deadline on this one! Worth attending.. #masterclass   #ux   #nairobi  
 
Our Sub-Saharan Africa User Experience Masterclass series kicks off!
This April, designers from Google User Experience Team  will be visiting Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct hands-on user experience masterclasses in Cape Town, Nairobi and Lagos.

Interested in learning the process of taking an idea from concept to launch, including sketching, user testing and prototyping?

Then visit the event website : http://goo.gl/iWAe2F and apply now.
Applications close on the 4th of April 2015.
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Our Sub-Saharan Africa User Experience Masterclass series kicks off!
This April, designers from Google User Experience Team  will be visiting Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct hands-on user experience masterclasses in Cape Town, Nairobi and Lagos.

Interested in learning the process of taking an idea from concept to launch, including sketching, user testing and prototyping?

Then visit the event website : http://goo.gl/iWAe2F and apply now.
Applications close on the 4th of April 2015.
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Join Google Developer Experts for the first-ever episode of their Tech Snacks show.

This episode covers developing apps for low-bandwidth with Dale Humby, Johann du Toit, Hiren Patel, 
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#gdg   #nairobi  in #2014 had a learning year and a turning point on various aspects as seen below (detailed doc here:: http://goo.gl/rUuoei ):
1. Google I/O Extended 2014 - our viewing party was able to follow in real time the events at I/O. This gave the community the opportunity to share, in real time, the new reveals during I/O. 
2. Google I/O 2014 Aftermath - We shared goodies received from San Fransisco to our members including material design materials, and the famous Google Cardboard that accentuates #virtualReality  
3. Helping revamp GDG Kenyatta University and learning the lessons around it.
4. Show and Tell sessions of accomplishments by our members, such as +geoaddress 
5. G|Days Kenya 2014 - this was quite successful with business people and techies having a common meeting ground on the day.
6. #womenTechMakers event (in collaboration with GSAs from University of Nairobi). I led an interactive session at the University of Nairobi, with an audience of 47 women, and 1 man. 
I gave the attendees a challenge, to share a sentence/paragraph/blog online on the theme tags: #create #connect #celebrate on social media, with an aim of women in tech and what they have been able to accomplish.

But the most memorable of them all had to be:

7. Village Hack 1.0 - #VillageHack  is an initiative by members of GDG Nairobi members and Beyonde Labs; a one day long hackathon, with the members coming from the city and campuses therein, but whose local rural village was Lugulu, graced by; local tech leaders and enthusiasts, local telcos representative, and government representatives of ICT in various sectors. 
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Google Developer Group Nairobi
Introduction
Google Developer Group (GDG) Nairobi is a group of technology enthusiasts generally interested in using and learning Google technologies.

We hold regular meetings at the iHub and have an active online community here on Google+ and on our mailing list

GDG Nairobi is a public group and we're happy to welcome new members.

Disclaimer: GDG Nairobi is an independent group; our activities and the opinions expressed on this +Page should in no way be linked to Google, the corporation.