Developers Event Reports

Nokia X Portathon Event Recap – 27th and 28th March 2014 – #Port2NokiaX

Android Developers gathered together at the Nokia X Portathon to get hands-on training on how to port their Android Apps to the Nokia X Platform. It was a two day event held at iDEA Hub on the 27th of March 2014 and at ccHub on the 28th of March 2014. This event was sponsored by Nokia.



The hands-on sessions by Paul Houghton from Futurice covered the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Nokia X Platform
  • Introduction to Nokia X APIs
  • In-App Payments on Nokia X
  • Push Notifications
  • Integrating HERE Maps into your Apps
  • Single APK Approach for Android Apps with Google and Nokia Services
  • Publishing to the Store

The Developers also got the chance to talk about their Apps at a pitch session organised towards the end of the event. At the end of the Pitch Session, some of the Developers were awarded Nokia X Devices.

Ayoola Ajekola accepting her prize at the Nokia X Portathon Event
Ayoola Ajekola accepting her prize at the Nokia X Portathon Event

If you’re interested in porting your Android Apps to Nokia X, kindly fill in the form by following this link and we will get in touch with you with next steps.

Here are five reasons why you should port your Android Apps to Nokia X

  1. Nokia X opens new markets to your existing apps.
  2. Nokia X’s monetization tools create additional revenue streams for your apps
  3. Android app compatibility
  4. Develop apps for Nokia X using your existing Android SDK, toolkit and skillset
  5. Nokia Developer programs provide the marketing promotion you need

Port your Apps to Nokia X today! Visit the Nokia Developer Website to get started.



One reply on “Nokia X Portathon Event Recap – 27th and 28th March 2014 – #Port2NokiaX”

Where is the list of winners for the apps ported to the NokiaX platform?? I can’t seem to find any news about that after the event despite having it forced down our ears through out the porthaton. I must confess that I am disappointed in MobileMonday Nigeria on this one.

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