Sunday, February 10, 2013

GDG Baguio and PSITE organize Android and Google Maps API v3 Workshop



To help equip and update students with android and Google technology, the Google Developer Group (GDG) Baguio +GDG Baguio in partnership with the Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators (PSITE) conducted a seminar-workshop on android programming and Google Maps API v3 at the University of Baguio on February 9, 2013.

+Marcial Jr. Pua, Software Engineer from Orange and Bronze Labs discussed the Basics of Android Development; he encouraged participants to build task applications that are beneficial to the modern technology and will serve as a tool for improvement. Meanwhile, GDG Baguio community manager +Reymart Canuel introduced the Google Maps API, a web service that lets you render and customize Google maps into your website.


A total of 62 participants from six different universities and an Information Technology company joined the workshop which includes University of Baguio, Saint Louis University, AMA Computer College – Baguio, Benguet State University, STI College Baguio, University of the Cordilleras and Texas Instrument.




Vladimer Dagdag, 4th year IT student in University of Baguio coding a Google Maps API v3 script during the workshop.
“My knowledge about Android that I learned a year ago was refreshed and it definitely served a kick start to learn more about developing mobile apps” +Lea Malanum, participant from the University of Baguio said during an interview.
The said event is co-sponsored by Globe, Globelabs, Orange and Bronze labs and the University of Baguio.

Written by +Chino Chow

Edited by +Reymart Canuel