RIM announces the BBM Hackathon that will give developers the opportunity to participate in an exclusive two-day BBM Hackathon Event in Gurgaon, wherein developers can create BBM connected apps. Over 45 developers are said to be attending the BBM Hackathon and will be supported by the BlackBerry developer relations team. The event will take place on January 12 and 13.
This is a great opportunity for developers to interact with BlackBerry experts and other developers, not to forget that they can show off their offerings at the event. Each participants of the event will take home a BlackBerry smartphone. The winner will take home the PlayBook tablet and the application created will be made available on the BlackBerry App World. Moreover, the apps created at the Hackathon will also qualify for BlackBerry Developers Challenge.