Monday, 3 December 2012

Unilag Student win's Google Application Contest

Woow! this is amazing, three Nigerian undergraduates at university of lagos have won the Google Apps Developer Challenge for the Enterprise/small business solutions category in sub-saharan Africa.
They created an interface that creates application forms by simple drag and drop gestures, they called it the “form + application software. The user can create forms such as; curriculum vitae(cv)  or resume submission forms for businesses and coursework submission page for lecturers.
The students: Bolutife Ogunsola, Michael Adeyeri and Willie Aniebiet. They were given a wholesome prize of $20,000 and google chromebooks. Their school’s department was also rewarded with $18,000.
The program manager,Google, Emeka Afigbo stated: “Our expectation is that this motivates more young Nigerian developers to develop apps that change the way we live in Nigeria and Africa at large.”

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