#iSoc12 The hackathon
On the second day of iSoc, we held a hackathon. All of the steps the teams will be going through in three weeks — all in one day! Why not?
Since the data of the Gentse Feesten have recently become available, the iSoc students were teamed up into four teams to write an app for the Gentse Feesten.
- Team 1: Dimitri, Michael, Jeppe, Jeroen
GF12 Planner: planning your route
- The FirstSight team: Sacha, Laurens, François
GentseReet is saving your ass: real-time ratings of Gentse Feesten concerts/events
- The Mobile Vikings team: Hannes, Koen, Lennart
- The FlatTurtle team: Jens, Nik, Glenn
LocoGent: Foursquare integration
Thanks to Miet for the logos, and thanks to Jan for the webservice.
An external jury, consisting of Ann Bernaert (Digipolis), Bart Rosseau (city of Ghent), Sander Van der Maelen (The Reference), Stéphane Roelandt (OKFN), Tim Besard (iRail member) and Stijn Delbeke (expert by experience) judged the four apps. They took into consideration criteria such as marketing plan, information architecture, design, coding, …
Congratulations to the winner, Loco Gent! All criteria were thought about, but ultimately, the jury also considered which app they would actually use. Well done! You can also read about the experiences of Jens, the team leader of the winning team.