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Field trip to BuzzFeed

Field trips aren’t just for kids! TurnToTech’s students took a trip to the BuzzFeed office on East 118th Street to take a look around and hear what TurnToTech alumna Paola Mata and her co-workers do day-to-day. Paola has been an iOS developer at BuzzFeed for 2 years and is an active member of several organizations-- one of them being the NYC Tech Latinas, a community of female Latinas who are active in the tech community. She and ...
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Android Info Session event recap

TurnToTech had a very international crowd at the Android Info Session on Feb 1st that included countries across the globe (the U.S., Brazil, and Korea for example) that came together to learn more about our Android bootcamp. As diverse as it was, they all had one thing in common-- the interest in app building. TurnToTech often hosts Info Sessions as a way of providing a preview into what programs are offered and how TurnToTech is different from ...
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Read about the latest hackathon at TurnToTech

Congrats to our students Alique, Bobby, Emiko and Juliana for winning TurnToTech’s hackathon last week! Their mobile app was called QuizMaster, a one person Jeopardy game that quizzes users Jeopardy-style. Julianna did UI and design for questions page and debugging. Bobby made game design decisions and coding the game engine. He also did some debugging. Alique made game design decisions, got the song, and formatted the data to what the game requirements were. He too did some ...
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TurnToTech alumnus launches a new app!

Congratulations to TurnToTech alumnus, Daniel Nomura for the recent launch of his app on the iTunes store. It's called SwoopParking and is designed for users to see when and where street cleaning is happening so that you can "swoop" a parking spot. We sat down with him to get the scoop on the Swoop! Who is this app for? My app is for anyone looking for parking in NYC. Swoop! displays a map that shows where street ...
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Listed below are some important app development trends for 2017:

Every day, a new mobile app development trend is coming in the market and thus, listed below are some important app development trends: Increase in Hybrid Technologies Developers are looking forward to using several tools like Sencha Touch, AngularJS, Ionic, Cordova and PhoneGap for agile hybrid app development projects. Citizen Developer’s Trend The main benefits of this trend are the high development speed, less development cost as well as an efficient use of existing resources. Attention on ...
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