Use the open data and win the Tech Garden CUP!

48-hours-long Tech Garden Cup hackathon dedicated for and conducted amongst the developers within the framework of Almaty Tech Garden festival will take place in September 16-17. 

The registration starts today and is open for everyone who wishes to participate in this event. The applicants are free to participate on a single/team basis.

The hackathon that is going to be held is remarkable for assigning the distinct tasks from a variety of companies. The winners, whose applications are recognized as the best, will receive the prizes.

As a partner of the event, the JSC “National Information Technologies” puts the following requirements for the participants of hackathon:

It is necessary to develop a mobile application for iOS, Windows or Android mobile platforms using the open data from the portal (a complete description of the work with the data, as well as API can be found on the portal in the “Developers” section).

Moreover, as an alternative to mobile applications, the web-applications based on open data will be considered as well (web-services, the telegram-bots etc.)

Mandatory requirements:

* the developed application must use the data from

* the application must be useful and of social importance


* additionally other services and API can be used as well

* it is allowed to use the ready application in other tasks of hackathon

* creative design and multilingual interface is appreciated, but is not obligatory;

* copyright on the application remains with the developer.

The prize for the best application/web service is a productive ultrabook.

The event is jointly organized by the Ministry for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Autonomous Cluster Fund “Park of Innovative Technologies” (Almaty Tech Garden).