Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Student Dev Day: Nueva Ecija

It was +GDG Philippines' first event for 2014, first event in Nueva Ecija, first event inside a cinema, and first event with our new Google Developer Relations Regional Lead in Southeast Asia - +Amit Chopra

Last January 18, 2014, +GDG Philippines together with Asian Institute of E-Commerce Gapan Campus organized Nueva Ecija Technologies @ Work (NETWORK): Student Dev Day. It's a fun filled day for the 294 college students from different colleges and universities in Nueva Ecija who attended the event.

GDG is coming to Nueva Ecija Banner in the streets of Nueva Ecija!
Photo taken by +Wilson Censon

The day started with a prayer and the National Anthem of the Philippines. Next is the welcome from the representative from AIE College of Gapan and from +Amit of Google. This was followed by the inspiring sharing of +Reymart Canuel (+GDG Baguio Community Manager) about the Innovations at Google. The next topic is Google Apps for Education and how students and teachers could maximize such technologies. Afterwards, +Jomar Tigcal shared about the basics of Android development followed by +Anne Michelle Santos who shared about the initiatives of +Globe Labs.

+Amit Chopra, Google Welcoming the Participants
Photo taken by +Reymart Canuel

During the afternoon, +Alvin Edwald Chan explained to the students the dynamics and basics of game development. After which, +Wilson Censon briefly explained to the students HTML5. This was followed by +Wayne Manuel's Google MapMaker and Google Maps API session. To end the long fun day, +Chelle Gray shared about the different initiatives of Google and Google Developers Group to the community.

Thank you so much AIE College of Gapan for organizing an event for the students and teachers in the province of Nueva Ecija. Thank you +Globe Labs and +Google Developers for the support to the local developer community.

Follow +GDG Philippines in Google+ to get updated with our latest events!

Monday, January 6, 2014

GDG DevFestW 2014 Pre-Event Survey

Cross-posted from the GDG DevFestW Philippines blog

After the successful GDG DevFest Women Philippines 2013, GDG Philippines is organizing another DevFestW this year. To help us plan the event, please fill up (and share) the form at

Thursday, January 2, 2014

GDG Philippines in 2013

2013 has been another busy year for us here in GDG Philippines. Last year, we've had:
1 GDG DevFest, 1 GDG DevFestW, 1 Women Workshop
1 Google I/O Extended
1 The Internship Geek Out
1 Anniversary Geekup
4 GCDC Workshops
2 Pre-Startup Weekend Bootcamps
1 Philippine Transit App Challenge Bootcamp
2 Code Labs
4 MapUps
1 Hackathon
2 Awarding
3 school seminar/workshops, and
More than 3 meetups, and
More than 2 events where we gave talks.

And, as early as November and December, we already have planned some events for the first quarter of 2014. If you're a student and you're interested in a Student Developers Day, fill up and share form at We're also planning to have GDG DevFest, GDG DevFestW, more Code Labs and workshops and more meetups.

For updates on our next events, add GDG Philippines Google+ Page in your Google+ circles.