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Build a Choose-Your-Own-AdventureBot with Alexa & .NET Core

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Welcome to λ#, the Serverless AWS Lambda community. MindTouch and AWS are teaming up to bring the λ# Hackathon to Seattle. This event is part workshop, part challenge, part competition, and always a rush!

This is a hands-on event suitable for passionate beginners, advanced developers, and curious minds alike. Each hackathon is focused on exploring a serverless technology by building a solution with it. Participants are split into random teams of 3 to 5 members to collaborate on the challenge.

For this team hackathon, we will focus on building an Alexa Skill that you can show off to your friends and family. It’s going to be fun. Don’t miss out!

BRING YOUR LAPTOP!

Be prepared and make sure you have the following applications installed on your computer:
1) Install .NET Core 2.1: https://www.microsoft.com/net/download
2) Install AWS CLI: https://aws.amazon.com/cli/
3) Sign-up for an AWS account: https://aws.amazon.com/
4) Sign-up for an Amazon developer account: https://developer.amazon.com/alexa

Mentors are available to answer questions and guide each team to a solution. This is a great event to meet experienced engineers, build cutting edge services, and mingle with like-minded technologists who are passionate about serverless architecture!

WHAT TO EXPECT
• Fearless collaboration
• Problem solving under duress
• Celebrating accomplishments

SCHEDULE
Come join us for an amazing evening!

• 5:00 – 5:30 Networking & Happy Hour
• 5:30 – 6:00 Presentation & Setup
• 6:00 – 7:00 Team Hackathon Part 1
• 7:00 – 7:15 Stretch & Share
• 7:15 – 8:15 Team Hackathon Part 2
• 8:15 – 8:45 Present & Celebrate Insights

Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Seattle-OfficialEvents/events/253174113/

Organizer

Amazon Web Services
Phone:
n/a
Email:
AWS-Activate@amazon.com
Website:
https://aws.amazon.com/activate/

Venue

Amazon – Blackfoot Building
1918 8th Ave - 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Website:
https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Seattle-OfficialEvents/events/240214828/