Twitter announced their Hello World development tour in January which is a campaign to engage developers with the members of their Twitter Platform so that they can build the best apps and solutions. Their tour was across several cities which include LA, Seattle, Denver, Boston, New York, London, Bangalore, Tokyo and Sao Paulo.
The company first started with their home base in the US and are to start their international tour starting with London on April 5th then proceeding to India at Bangalore a week later. Twitter announced earlier that they have added 3 cities to their schedule: Berlin, Sydney and Nairobi.
The event in Nairobi will be held during the Nairobi Developer Week, which will run from April 25th to May 1st this year at the Kenyatta National Theatre. The Twitter team that will be present to present keynote addresses will be:
- Bear Douglas- US Head of Developer and Platform Relations.
- Juliana Chahoud- Developer Advocate
- Bindiya Shah: Head of Partnerships
On their blog, Twitter revealed their goal of their Hello World developer tour where they believe that “The next great app can come from anywhere and watching the developer community’s passion and commitment to help one another is both heartwarming and inspiring.” They also believe that “emerging developer communities are the future of the app developer landscape.”
To register for the event, you have to click here and it is noted that the applications for registration are to go live in 4 days. Twitter has of late taken interest in the country and that is why we have seen rolling out of features like the recent test for Moments and the new homepage and we can expect more from the social network in the future.