At Google Developer Group DAIICT, our aim is to reach out as many developers as we can, throughout the institute as well as Gujarat. We have events and sessions for all levels of expertise.
A mix of enthusiastic developers who work tirelessly for each event. We have developers from all batches - freshmen, sohphomores, juniors, seniors and masters.
We like to play with the latest technologies and make them easier for others to understand. We believe technology is for everyone, not just for the elite coders.
Women Techmakers community came to DA-IICT to give talks on various topics. The talks were focused on topics
such as using Firebase with Android, Webmaster tools and Digital Marketing, YouTube advertising as well as
Internet of Things. They also spoke about how we can involve more women in Tech sector and the ways in which
we can contribute to Open Source Organizations.
Yash Shah, a graduate from DA-IICT and co-founder of appbase.io, taught how to build your own search engines.
The event was organized as part of our International Women's Day celebrations. In the second half of the
event, Aditi Bhatnagar gave a talk on women's involvement in engieering.
GDG DA-IICT conducted it's fifth and final installment of the Android Study Jam series. In
continuation of the fourth jam, people were again divided into two tracks: Beginners and
Advanced. We had assigned projects to the attendees. This session focussed on helping out with the projects, wrapping up
the things and filling in the gaps, if any. This being the last session, we brought the series to a conclustion.
Towards the end of the session, we introduced the attendees to a lot more technologies they can integrate their apps with.
We urged them to explore more themselves, and develop useful applications.
GDG DA-IICT conducted it's fourth installment of the Android Study Jam series.
In continuation of the third study jam, we progress further in our journey to make an Android app.
We picked up where we left off and continue learning 'Android for Beginners' Udacity Course.
Following the tradition, people were again divided into two tracks: Beginners and Advanced.
GDG DA-IICT conducted it's third installment of the Android Study Jam series. In
continuation of the second jam, people were again divided into two tracks: Beginners and
Advanced. We picked up where we left off and continue learning 'Android for Beginners' Udacity Course.
GDG DA-IICT conducted it's second Android Study Jam. In
continuation of the first Jam, people were again divided into two tracks: Beginners and
Advanced. While beginners' track were getting their hands deeper in the shallows of Android,
the advanced track attendees learnt JSON parsing and server communication with Android.
On 1st Febuary , Around 170 registered students attended the
DA-IICT's First Android Study jam session. Everyone was very excited to dive into the world
of Android development.
The session started with a brief introduction, the motive of the sessions and the benefits
of learning this Technology to change people's life.
For fast-paced learning and in order to provide good mentoring to all the students, the
sessions will run a 2-Track course, One for Beginners and other for student who already have
at least a basic hands-on android development experience. The Advanced track comprised of 30
In the Beginner’s track, the topic was to get up and running with Android Studio and its
basic layouts and other functional tools.
In the Advanced track, Everyone first discussed and brainstormed ideas on the Cool stuff they wished to make as Projects. They shared their previous Projects if any. Thereafter, students formed teams amongst themselves and decided to work on some ideas that excited them. The first project, i.e. to make a fully-functional Timetable synced with the Academic calendar for the students was finalized and the next few sessions would walk them through getting it done. In this session, we made different linear layouts and json objects for the Timetable. The next assignment was to finish up creating objects of days and courses, completing the layouts and coming up with some innovative additions to the app.
Core Team Members, Shaleen Gupta and Ankit Muchhala conducted
this session on Unix Bash Scripting and Python Automation, which ranged the area of basic
program structures to building a web-scraper in both bash and python.
GDG DA-IICT successfully conducted its Linux Installation Drive
2016 and 50+
Linux Operating Systems were installed on machines of beginner level open-source
GDG DA-IICT had successfully conducted a session on GSOC on
11th January,2016. GSOC is Google Summer of Code, a very prestigious international platform
to contribute to open source. It is an international annual program where participants are
supposed to complete an open source software coding project and get a stipend for that.
In this session two our team members namely Rishi Shah and Yash Shah, gave a talk on GSOC
and a guideline on how to go about it. Rishi Shah from B.Tech 2nd year had got GSOC in 2015
in his first year. Yash Shah, a pass out from B.Tech 2014 Batch had also cracked GSOC in his
first year too, has founded a start up called Arreysun and is cofounder at appbase.io .
They showed the people how to get started with your dream of cracking GSOC so that we end up
in a positive scenario. The turn up was very good with around 150 students where the number
of boys were considerably greater than that of girls. The session went smoothly without any
technical glitches and all the students seemed to be very pumped up about it at the end of
Core members of the team, Priyansh Trivedi and Gaurav
Maheshwari conducted a hands-on session on Python Programming Language targetted at beginner
level programmers who were interested in taking up Python.
GDG DA-IICT conducted a hands-on on Go Programming Language.
The speaker for the event was Mr. Niket Patel, an experienced Go Developer.
Thursday, 22nd October, 2015
10:30am to 5:00pm (including Lunch)
Philosophy of Material User-Interface
Android WMP (Wireframing, Mock-ups and Prototyping)
Deep dive into Polymer and Material UI
These sessions were conducted by 3 Guest talks by experienced entrepreneurs and developers.
This year we at GDG, DA-IICT organized our Devfest, preparations for which had started about a month ago. On the day of the event we started at 9 am with some of the remaining registrations both from our college as well as others while the events started at 10. The first session, which lasted an hour, was on the philosophy of material design by Mr. Samir Motwani, Creative Director at RapidOps Solutions. He started off with what material design is and showed various sample websites and apps regarding the same. He talked about how it is fast becoming popular and will soon become the industry standard. He also took a lot of interesting questions from the audience as well as some of the other speakers. A lightning talk which started at 11.15 was given next by Ankit Muchhala, a student from DA-IICT who is also a developer at Play Power labs. The talk was on his development stack and also consisted of various tools like Yeoman, Heroku, Egghead.io, Kapeli Dash, npm, Tower etc. The next session started at 11.45 and was about Android wireframing, mockups and prototyping conducted by Dhrumil Shah from GDG Ahmedabad. He talked about these stages of creating an app. He stressed upon the importance of first solving a problem and making a blueprint before actually writing the code. This session was then succeeded by a lunch break along with a networking session. There was a lot of interaction between the students of the various colleges and the speakers. We had pizzas and people enjoyed a lot. People shared their interests, past projects and talked about themselves in this break. After lunch the next session was on Angular JS by Jayesh Anandani, founder of Webelight Solutions. Through an example code he explained the shift from JQuery to Angular. He talked about what two-way data binding is and how it forms the core principle of Angular. The session lasted an hour going up to 2.30 pm. The next session was by Dhaval Pandit, marketing head, RapidOps solutions. He talked about the importance of analytics based business strategies when it comes to creating a successful product. He also talked the various tools that they used to collect the relevant data required for the analysis. Next was a hangout with Dushyant Jadeja, from GDG Bangalore. His talk was a deep dive into Material UI and Polymer. He in detail explained the advantages of Polymer and showed various examples. He also explained the basics of the Polymer elements. We concluded with a very brief lightning talk by Ishit Mehta from Arpanet Marketing Solutions. He talked about his startup and the business aspects of establishing and running a successful venture.
Our team members: Arushi Sanghani, Purvik Shah, Viral Pandey
and Rishi Shah conducted this hands-on session on Google's Polymer Framework. The event
despite of seeing a very limited number of attendees, was able to inspire few of the
attendees to actually develop their course projects using the polymer framework.
GDG organized a hands-on session on Phonegap on September 28,
2015. The speaker was Lakhan Samani, a member of GDG from the M.Sc. IT 2014 batch. Almost 30
students attended the session. The session saw equal participation from girls and boys.
Majority of the attendees were from the M.Sc. IT program. Phonegap is a technology that
issues with network connectivity during the session because of which many participants
couldn't code hands-on.
GDG DA-IICT conducted its annual volunteer recruitment drive which saw more than 150 applications. 4 applicants were handpicked in an interview round preceded by an application form filter.