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Where? When? What is Bluemix?

Bluemix is an open-standards, cloud-based platform for building, managing, and running apps of all types, such as web, mobile, big data, and smart devices. Capabilities include Java, mobile back-end development, Watson services and application monitoring, as well as features from ecosystem partners and open source—all provided as-a-service in the cloud.

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Time Saturday Sunday
9:00 AM Check-in & Registration All teams assemble at venue
9:30 AM Opening Remarks by Hackmasters Continue Hacking!
10:00 AM Team formation/Pitching your idea Continue Hacking!
10:30 AM Getting started with IBM BlueMix ' by BlueMix Mentors Continue Hacking!
11:00 AM Hack Begins! Continue Hacking!
3:00 PM Continue Hacking! Submit hacks & sign up for Demos
3:30 PM Continue Hacking! Demos to Senior SMU Admins, IBM Center Manager
4:30 PM Continue Hacking! Winner announced & prize distribution.
9:00 PM Day 1 Wraps up
(Ofcourse you can code over night but the lab will close)
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Lets go social and get this going viral!

Tweet to @bluehalifax and use hashtags #GBSUHack15 #IBM #Bluemix

Learn Bluemix before the Hackathon kick-starts!

Saint Mary's Computer Science and Math Society is hosting a Teach Me How To Bluemix QnA Hangout on 19th March at 7:30 PM. As the normal event has been cancelled, we have posted a tutorial video on YouTube that will help you get started with Bluemix and its services.
Make sure you check it out before the QnA!

Teach me How To Bluemix QnA Hangout (19th March, 7:30 PM)

Teach me How To Bluemix Tutorial Hangout Video

Facebook Event Page - Teach Me How To Bluemix

Facebook Event Page - IBM Bluemix Hackathon

Some Good Bluemix Tutorial Links:

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