Android Bootstrap for Android Development

Most of us have heard about Twitter Bootstrap, frontend framework for faster and easier web development.

Introducing the Android Bootstrap. Think about it as the Twitter Bootstrap for Android Development.

Android Bootstrap includes a full working implementation of Fragments, Fragment Pager, Account Manager, android-maven-plugin,Dagger, ActionBarSherlock 4, Menu Drawer,ViewPagerIndicator, http-request, GSON, Robotium for integration testing, API Consumption with an API on and much more.

You can:
1. Check Out the Android App on the Play Store ->
(Log into this demo app with the following credentials:
password: android)

2. learn more about this here ->

3. get the full source code here -> Android Bootstrap on GitHub

DevFests in Uyo & Ile-Ife

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GDG DevFests are large, community-run events that can offer speaker sessions acrossmultiple product areas, all-day hack-a-thons, code labs, and more.

Two of them are happening in Nigeria on the 21st of September – in Uyo and Ile-Ife.

Date: 21st September, 2013

Venue: Ministry of Science & Technology, 84 Obio Imo Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Time: 8:00am

Topics: Android, Gamification, Starting a Corporation, HTML5 & UI Design, appEngine & YouTube APIs

Meet the Speakers –
Date: 21st September, 2013
Venue: Faculty Of Technology Alumni Laboratory, Ife, Osun 
Time: 10:00am
The Speakers:
Dipo Fasoro (Managing Partner at MacGrenor)
Dayo Ominiyi (Software Developer at Kuluya)
Boyewa Akindolani (Software Developer at COEX OAU)
Sayo Oladeji (Software Engineering Intern at Google Zurich)
Isola Babatunde (CEO TechBossMB)
Tayo Familoni (Designer at COEX OAU)

Oracle Java Developer Day – September 18

 On the 18th of this month, Oracle will be hosting developers during its Java Developer Day to talk about

  • Improved developer productivity and HTML5 applications
  • Language improvements in Java SE to accelerate application development
  • Features in Java that help you begin programming on a wide range of embedded devices
There will also be a session on ADF Mobile, the Application Development Framework for Mobile which simplifies developing cross device mobile applications, leveraging the power of Java, HTML5 and declarative and visual development.
This event is free, however, registration is required.
Visit this page ( to register and/or find out more about this event.

Unfortunately, this event has been postponed.  

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Oracle JAVA Developer Day, scheduled for Wednesday, 18 September 2013, has been postponed. You will be notified when the new event date has been finalized. We (Organizing team) apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you when the event has been rescheduled.

Announcing Google Cloud Developer Challenge 2013

Announcing the Google  Cloud Developer Challenge 2013.

What is the Google Cloud Developer Challenge?

Developers in 6 regions across the world will win prizes that include Android devices and up to $20,000 USD. We are also highlighting innovations of students and female developers!

All you have to do is build and submit an amazing application in one of these categories:
Enterprise/Small Business Solutions , Education, Not for Profit
Social / Personal Productivity/Games / Fun
A winner will be chosen for each category, in each region — 12 prizes in total.

Awards for best mentors! A mentor will be chosen for in each region — 6 prizes in total.

Need some further inspiration? Checkout last year's winners.

CrossPlatform Mobile Development – Slides & Codes

On Saturday August 31, 2013 was the CrossPlatform Mobile Development Event held at CCHub.

Below are links to the slides and code
HTML5 Mini Projects
This uses Transparency.js – a really simple templating javascript library
This uses Transparency.js – a really simple templating javascript library
Good ol' javascripting. 
All these projects are small featured. If you would like to contribute improvements, send me a request on GitHub or shoot me a mail at dftaiwo [at] so I can add you as a collaborator.

Happy coding!