APPATHON, App Contest for Students, Concluded | InfoZonePK

Microsoft organized first of its kind Industry Academia Collaboration event with the focus set on Windows Phone 7 Application Development.

Microsoft Pakistan in alliance with P@SHA, HEC, Wi-tribe, ProPakistani and Comsats held an Application Development Appathon & Exhibition at Comsats Institute of Technology, Islamabad Campus.

Speaking about Wi-tribe’s partnership with Microsoft Appathos, Ali Fahad Cirector Marketing at Wi-tribe, said, “Recognizing a growing need to support development communities and the growth of broadband, wi-tribe has come forward with Pakistan’s first buy and sell application portal, wi-tribe Bazaar (beta), which addresses a significant market potential. By engaging with developers at the Appathon, we saw not only an anticipated level of excitement, but also eagerness to get involved.”

More than 100 students from top universities of Islamabad and Lahore published and showcased their applications. This event gave a chance to the students to show their application to the industry.

A total of more than 300 applications were published on Yalla Apps during the even, of which Ali Akram, Student of NUST developed the most, making a contribution of 70 apps.

Here below are the some event pictures: