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Open Data and Green IT CodeCamp - Spring 2015
Code Camp Week: Monday 2.3. - Friday 6.3.2015 Room no: 6218
CT30A9301 Code Camp on Platform Based Application Development (4 cr)
This week's theme is citizen science.
- Course pages and signup are open! Sign up HERE if you already have not done so.
- We get pizza roughly around 6PM on Thursday! Enter your pizza order here
- Presentations are now over, thanks to all the teams! Remember to prepare for the final project returns by
- Reserving a meeting time for your group for Monday or Tuesday at http://doodle.com/gnza8v6r8sq3b7vg . If no time is good, please send Antti Knutas an email or contact him on Slack by private message.
- Start working on fine-honing your 1. program, 2. wiki page, 3. project poster and 4. five page report. Upload the documents and source code to the wiki and also present them on Friday.
- Return and feedback meetings will be held on 16.3. and 17.3. in conference room 2512
- Because of a scheduling conflict, the final return event and team meetings were moved to 16.3. and 17.3. Please reserve a new time from Doodle! Deadline for finishing the project, wiki and the five page report was extended to Monday 16.3.
- We use cloud development environment at Cloud9. Create your user account at https://c9.io/ beforehand, if possible!
- We also are experimenting with new communication platforms.
Code Camp Week
Location 6218 basement computer lab
- Course starts on Monday 2nd of March at 10:00AM.
- First idea presentations are at 5PM on Monday at the LUT beach sauna
- There will be a sauna and social event on Monday at the LUT beach sauna, after the project presentations
- Project returns at 9AM on Friday (in the Code Camp week)
- Group project final returns on the following week (start of week 12)
|08:15||-||Wrapping things up / testing demos|
|10:15|| Welcoming presentation: What are Code Camps? |
Theme Lecture: Why Node.JS?
Theme Lecture: Open Data
| Short intoduction into Big Data |
(And Large Data, and what's the difference)
|Coding||Coding||Presentations complete: Winner announced|
|13:00|| Tech briefing: Node.JS + REST interfaces + |
REST Node.JS tutorial
|14:15||Idea brainstorming and group formation / Coding||CGCS intro and test / Coding||Coding||Coding|
|17:00||Progress reports at the LUT beach sauna and then sauna!||Coding||Coding||Coding|
|02:00||Coding||Coding||Deadline style Coding and Code complete|
|Group||Application||Name 1||Name 2||Name 3||Name 4|
|Group 1||SportFinder||Ibrahim Olanigan||Mansoureh Rousta||Veronica Morales||Manuel Delgado|
|Group 2||CitizenApp||Abedin Anowarul||Adekola Adebayo||Rajeshwari Chatterjee||Sumeet Thombre|
|Group 3||Raritan||Ashraf Abdo||Dimitar Minovski||Niklas Kolbe|
|Group 4||LocalEat||Anar Bazarhanova||Khan Mohammad Habibullah||Melanie Pittumbur||Julien Dhallenne|
|Group 5||GreenPackTage||Ornela Bardhi||Dagnachew Temesgene||Abdullateef Oyedeji||Jonathan Pucher|
|Group 6||Lecture notes pro 2000||Markus Salminen||Juri Pesonen||Kalle Koponen|
Return requirements for groups and the return schedule
- On Friday, at the end of the course, you need to have
- Five minute presentation about your program (idea, motivation, goals, technology used, what was actually implemented etc.)
- Proposed talk topics
- Design plan
- How you used open data, and which sources
- Experiences about the platform
- One or two things in the source code that you are most proud of and think that might be useful to others
- Five minute demonstration of your working program
- Proposed talk topics
- The application flow and features
- The user experience with the application
- Showcase your best features and explain how they are cool or useful
- = Total presentation time of 10 minutes
- Group members
- Features (with screen captures!)
- Which kind of technology, platforms, access methods you have used
- Some explanatory charts (optionally)
- Your project folder compressed and uploaded to the wiki OR a public link to your Git or Mercurial repository
- Reserve the final presentation and feedback day time for your group for 13.3. from here: http://doodle.com/gnza8v6r8sq3b7vg
- Starting next Tuesday (10.3.) you can give feedback for the course and the CGCS system. It is strongly recommended to give feedback!
- In a week (16.3.)
- Update your wiki page with:
- Five page project report on the same themes as your wiki pages. Write more on these themes and also put the content back on your wiki page.
- One page poster about your project (see examples from previous years, also upload this poster to the wiki)
- Project source code
- Meet the course lecturer during the feedback time you have reserved. ( reserve time at http://doodle.com/gnza8v6r8sq3b7vg )
Discussion and the Q&A
- See our new team platform for team status (link upcoming)
- Go to our new Slack discussion platform at https://lut-codecamps.slack.com ! It's very useful.
What are recommended skills/requirements for code camp ?
Programming experience(I hope you all have some…if not..then you'll have one during this code camp) and of course learning INTEREST is the most.
Can I prepare to Code Camp ?
Yes. During code camp week we will brainstorm a software idea, design it and code it. Getting good ideas might sometimes be hard and thinking about different ideas before code camp makes it faster to get into coding part.
I have an exam in Code Camp week ?
You are free to go exam, but code camp in intensive course and idea is to focus coding during the well, so it is recommended you prepare to exam before the code camp week.
Grading 1-5 from
- Idea and presentation of the Idea in wiki: 25%
- Coding of the implementation: 25%
- Presentation: 10%
- Code Camp Spirit: 20%
- Code camp report 20%
If you have questions about code camp send email to Antti Knutas (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Node beginner book: http://www.nodebeginner.org/
- Sample projects
- https://github.com/aknutas/Voted (not good for using as a direct template for your project, it is for an old version of Express;
see https://github.com/strongloop/express/wiki/Migrating-from-3.x-to-4.x for more information)
Open Data Sources
- Public transport timetables and real-time data for Helsinki region
- Public transport timetables and real-time data for Tampere
- ITS Factory: Innovation, test and development environment for Intelligent Transport Systems
- Helsinki region data portal
- UK government data portal
- US government data portal
What is Code Camp ?
Code Camp is a learning and hacking experience. The code camp approach can be defined as a collaborative learning setting that aims to promote profession-oriented skills. In code camp, the term camp refers to a situation where students assemble and stay a while together. The term code refers to coding, i.e. writing computer programs.
Registration link is on the front page.