Join us on Saturday, June 6th in San Francisco for the STRV Apple Watch Hackathon.
Hope to see you there. Happy hacking!
This weekend I had the pleasure of attending Video Hack Day in New York City as Dropbox’s sponsor representative. It was hosted at General Assembly and organized by Ziggeo. Given that video is quickly becoming the content type of choice when it comes to communication, especially for the digital generation, it’s no surprise that this event was buzzing with energy from hackers — all eager to make something awesome.
After hacking all day, participants demoed their projects on Saturday night. There were hacks that aimed to make life easier for the visually impaired,
The winner of the Dropbox prize was Paratrooper, an app for sharing photos from a particular location. The members of the winning team were all from the Netherlands: Jan Deelstra, Tom de Vries, Luuk Hartsema, and Lars Bekkema. The winning team’s day job is at HackerOne,
Dropbox was out in full force at PyCon this year. We were the Financial Aid Sponsor for the event, hosted a workshop about how to use the Dropbox API, and had a lot of great conversations with attendees at our booth. Behind the scenes, the Dropbox platform kept PyCon speakers and captioners in sync through a custom Dropbox API app.
If you’re curious about the Dropbox workshop, here are the slides and the full source code for PEP8 Squad, the demo app. PEP8 Squad reformats any Python file you drag into Dropbox according to PEP8’s recommended style.
April 22 – 24 in Amsterdam
As part of The Next Web Europe conference in Amsterdam next week, we’ll be sponsoring the Hack Battle. Join hundreds of hackers to compete for prizes and glory with a special prize for the best use of the Dropbox API. Dropbox Head of EMEA Marketing, Xabier Ormazel, will also be speaking at the conference about “The Collaboration Network: redefining teamwork for the mobile age”. Find out more.
DevOps @ EMC World
May 3 in Las Vegas
Come see our Developer Platform Product Manager,
Join us at the Wix Developer’s Lounge on Wednesday, May 13 for a panel on How to Leverage Media for Your Startup. Leah Culver from Dropbox, Matthew Makai from Twilio, and David Zuckerman from Wix will discuss the ways in which startups can use media, such as photos, videos, and audio to enhance their apps.
Here’s the details:
How to Leverage Media for Your Startup
Wednesday, May 13th
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Wix Developer’s Lounge – 500 Terry A Francois Boulevard, San Francisco, CA
Hope to see you there!