TODO 2015

  • Add pointers to the NativeScript Getting Started Guide and other useful starting points
  • Add logos for NativeScript, KendoUI and Telerik


HackMIT is at MIT. Sep 19th and 20th, 2015.

Event Reports:
See the summary post and the Flickr Album.

API Prizes

3 prizes right now:

The Anki Overdrives will release on Sunday; if they are available at a local store we will get you one. Otherwise we can arrange for an order on Amazon.

Progress and HackMIT

This is the first year we are sponsoring HackMIT; we are looking forward to a great event. Three of our engineers will attend the event: Jen Looper from our Telerik team, Jeremiah Harlan from our Modulus team, and Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart from our CTO organization.

Below is some additional information about Progress and our participation.

Progress Software, Modulus, Telerik, NativeScript.


Main Contacts: Details are TBD. Our booth at HackMIT is TBD.

Company Details:

Progress HQ is in Bedford MA (HQ, near Boston). The Telerik HQ is in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Modulus HQ is located in Cincinnati. Other sites include Morrisville, SF Bay Area and Hyderabad.

Progress APIS at HackMIT

Progress has a number of products; the ones that are most likely relevant to the attendees at hackMIT are:

  • NativeScript - an Open Source cross-platform platform for developing native (iOS, Android at the moment) apps using JavaScript
  • The Telerik Platform - full tool-chain to create mobile apps, including native (iOS, Android and Windows), Hybrid (Apache Cordova) and NativeScript
  • KendoUI - a collection of more than 70 jQuery-based UI Widgets with AngularJS integration, Bootstrap support, mobile controls and offline data.
  • Modulus - An Application Container Platform build on Docker with support for Node.js, PHP, Java and Python.


NativeScript - The latest release is 1.3, out this week. More details TBD

Telerik Platform

Telerik Platform - More details TBD


KendoUI - More details TBD


Modulus - More details TBD


Hacks will be judged on originality, technical difficulty, and applicability. Hacks need to leverage at least one of the Progress offerings.

Please be sure the judges are aware your hack is targetting this content.

Added - Winter Internships

Please contact Eduardo if you are interested in a (short) Winter Internship during January. Palo Alto is very appealing when snow is falling in Boston.