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Jordan Hamel

Jordan Hamel is a developer evangelist for @SinchDev, working in San Francisco.

Latest from Jordan Hamel

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April 29, 2015

Exciting Weekend at AngelHack SF

This past weekend, we took part in the AngelHack SF Hackathon, with over 200 talented developers! As usual, we were blown away by the creativity of participants, and their ability to build working products in just 24 hours (minus a… read more

android push notifications
April 17, 2015

Sinch Managed Push for Calling on Android

In this post, I’ll walk you through adding push to your Sinch app to app calling Android app. All of the code in this post can be found in the push sample app included in the Android SDK. Sinch uses… read more

April 10, 2015

10 Reasons to Attend a Hackathon

1. Make friends When I first moved to San Francisco, I had trouble making friends outside of the office. A lot of my best friends today are people that I met at hackathons back when they were also new to… read more

happy hour
April 9, 2015

Build Conf – App Festival & Happy Hour

Sinch and Pubnub are hosting an epic happy hour and app festival on Wednesday April 29th 2015, during Microsoft’s Build Conference in San Francisco. Just across the street from Moscone, stop by PubNub’s hackathon space for drinks, appetizers and networking with… read more

April 2, 2015

Pay to Chat with Celebrities

What better way for no-longer-A-list-celebs to make some extra cash than talking to their hardcore fans? In this app, celebs would be able to set their price/minute for talking on the phone, and fans can schedule phone calls. At the… read more

April 1, 2015

AngelHack San Francisco

Sinch is excited to be an API sponsor of the San Francisco AngelHack hackathon! We will be offering a $1000 prize for the most innovative use of Sinch. Grab tickets here – Want to get a head start? Sign… read more

March 2, 2015

The Interview Club wins Sinch Prize at Launch Hackathon

Launch hackathon this past weekend was one of the most intense hackathons we’ve ever attended, and we had a blast! After three full days of hacking, 21 talented teams presented their Sinch hacks to evangelists Jordan and Christian. While we… read more

March 2, 2015

We’re Hosting a Hackathon!

Sinch and Pubnub are hosting a mobile and IoT mashup hackathon on April 18, 2015. The goal is to bring together talented hackers with different backgrounds to build mobile interfaces for IoT apps. Work solo or with a team to… read more

launch hackathon
February 25, 2015

LAUNCH Hackathon

Are you looking to attend a hackathon with 800+ of the best developers and designers in the Bay Area? The LAUNCH hackathon at Fort Mason, offers a $100,000 investment prize to the team that can build the best hack in… read more

GDC Pitch Night Happy Hour
February 20, 2015

GDC Pitch Night Happy Hour

GDC is the world’s largest professional game developer conference, with over 25,000 attendees in 2014. To help attendees enjoy their stay in San Francisco, Sinch and Pubnub are hosting a pitch night happy hour! Do you have a game that… read more