NYC GiveCamp 2011 Recap - Video Stories and Final Day Pictures

ASP.NET Team Blog
08 February 2011

Check out these videos and pictures from the first New York City GiveCamp that DevExpress ran with Microsoft from January 14 - 16th.

Quick Recap Video

This short 7 minute video captures the fun and hard work of the 3 day NYC GiveCamp event:

2011 DevExpress NYC GiveCamp Recap

The Charities

Several great charities came and got help from over 50 kind and smart developers. Here are some of the reactions from the Charities:

Solar One - DevExpress NYC GiveCamp   Remas - DevExpress NYC GiveCamp

Urban Hope - DevExpress NYC GiveCamp   ProLive Homeless - DevExpress NYC GiveCamp

Final Day Presentation in Pictures

On Sunday, the developers presented their projects that they had created for their charities. Check out the pictures of these presentations and the swag giveaway on the DevExpress Facebook page:


Calvin Leverages DevExpress Silverlight

Calvin Chen, one of the kind developers, is also a DevExpress fan. For Solar One, he developed a slick Silverlight application in a couple of hours using DevExpress Silverlight controls:

Calvin Silverlight App - DevExpress NYC GiveCamp


Attendee's Perspective

Vanessa Hurst, a database analytics engineer from NYC, shares her thoughts on working at the GiveCamp during the weekend:


She helps run  "Developers For Good" that helps volunteer software developers on how to use their skills for good causes. She's also helps train women (and men) on introductory technology topics through Thanks Vanessa!


Final Thoughts

The entire day 3 event was: exciting, fun, exhausting and completely rewarding! I hope that we'll have a chance to do another GiveCamp with Microsoft in the future.

Drop me a line below with your thoughts on the 2011 DevExpress NYC GiveCamp weekend. Thanks!

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