Africa's Talking Master Class: University of Nairobi

Africa's Talking Community

Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM UTC

94
RSVPs

APIs
Airtime API
SMS API
USSD API
Workshop

About this event

Join us at our APIs workshop, and get to learn and build with us as well as contribute to our open-source software, API, and SDKs.

Africa’s Talking provides API solutions that power communication across the continent. This is done using our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, and Airtime  APIs to help developers bring their ideas to life as they build and help companies sustain scalable businesses. Integration of the APIs with existing applications is easy-to-follow and enhances scalability of solutions.

Products:

Developer Documentation (We welcome feedback)

Contribute to open-source.

Elarian: Build Responsibly, Protect Customer Data.

Elarian is a customer engagement framework (Customer Data Platform) that helps you build robust applications with the customer as the unit of abstraction. Elarian features robust capability in handling end to end of customer data.

Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.

Agenda:

1. Warm-Up

  • Introductions
  • Introduction to the AT product/account set-up

2. Guide and Demonstration

Guide on how to navigate the AT dashboard and documentation. Demonstration of use cases implemented with the APIs.

3. QnA and Wrap-up

Individuals ask questions and give feedback on the APIs session.

Note: Carry a laptop

Opportunities:

  • Network
  • Innovate
  • Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)

Gigs:

We would love to reach out to you so that you can build for our customers, please fill out this form with details to ensure we have your experience captured:

  • GIG/HACK DEVELOPER PORTFOLIO FORM

Join community channels:

Slack & WhatsApp:

Please follow us on Twitter handles to:

@AfricasTalking

@ElarianHQ

If you are tweeting please use #BuildwithAT #WeloveNerds

Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.

Would you like to partner with us? Kindly contact the Developer Experience Team.


See you.


Speakers

  • Douglas Mwangi

    Freelancer

    Software Developer

  • Sylvia Jebet Kipkemoi

    Elarian

    Developer Relations

  • Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Head of Developer Community Africa

Moderator

  • Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Head of Developer Community Africa

Featured Attendees

  • Kelvin Njenga

    Kenya Red Cross Society

  • James Omolo

    County SMS

  • Kodeck Nyamongo Momanyi

    KODEMO EAST AFRICA CONTRACTOR LIMITED COMPANY

  • JOSEPH WAMBUGU

    ARC Ride

  • ALEX KEMBOI

    freelance

Agenda

11:00 AMWarm-Up
1:45 PMGuide and Demonstration
2:15 PMQnA and Wrap-up

Organizers

  • Abubakar Usman

    Lead

  • Sylvia Kipkemoi

    Lead

  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Tanzania, Community Lead,

  • Veronica Michael

    Tanzania, Community Lead

  • Loise Kimwe

    AT WIT Lead

  • Jessica Randall

    University of the Western Cape

    South Africa Community Lead

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Kenya Community Lead

  • Sheriffo Jarju

    Community Lead Gambia

  • Isophel Natwijuka

    Uganda Community Lead

  • Sanusi Abdulkadir

    Nigeria Kaduna Community Lead

  • Joshua Adeboye

    Nigeria, Kaduna Community Co-Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    South Africa Community Co-Lead

  • Josh Venceslas

    Altech Group

    Co-Lead: Rwanda Community

  • David Okwii

    Sitemonki

    Africa's Talking Community UG Co-Lead

  • Cynthia Moraa

    WIT Kenya Co-Lead

  • Grace Muthui

    WIT Kenya Co-Lead

  • Michael Adedayo

    Africa's Talking

    Community Lead Lagos

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