Archive for May, 2008

RE:Public for Google Android

Posted on the May 9th, 2008 under Android,Classwork by

RE:Public was a prototype mobile social network program I co-developed in Hal Abelson’s Android development class with Irene Duke and Robert Rudd.  It was a rather large project that was packed with ideas and features, and was a ton of fun to develop.   RE:Public made it to the top 100 applications out of over 1700 submissions entered in Google’s Android Design Challenge 1, but did not make it to the top 50.  Nonetheless, we received a lot of praise and encouragement from both Hal Abelson and Rich Miner, one of the fathers of the Android platform.

Here’s the YouTube video of our final presentation that is quite self-explanatory:

Here’s a scan of the article in the Popular Science magazine about our class:

The Popular Science article about RE:Public