Twitter's Developer Tour Debuts in Bengaluru

Twitter is hosting its India leg of Hello World developer tour in Bengaluru.

Published: 16th April 2016 03:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th April 2016 03:18 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:  As part of its continued engagement with the developer community, Twitter is hosting its India leg of Hello World developer tour in Bengaluru till Saturday.

The event is centered around building for the Twitter platform at large, with sessions honing in on the Fabric platform for mobile development, Gnip for data analysis and public Twitter APIs.

Participants will seek to connect with Twitter’s developer team at this gathering and learn from success stories of top local companies using the Fabric platform, such as DailyHunt and Practo.

“Fabric is now serving over 2 billion active devices, and announced eight new partners to the Fabric toolset to help developers solve key challenges within mobile development,” said Ali Parr, Twitter’s head of platform partnerships international.

What drove Twitter to India?

  • 70% of Internet traffic in India on mobile
  • 300,000 app developers in India
  • India has the largest Android developer community in the world
  • Annual mobile app downloads for Asia Pacific set to rise from 58.5 bn in 2016 to 162.2 bn in 2020

By integrating against specific kits offered by Fabric, developers can pick and choose the feature-set relevant for them. Fabric has helped Dailyhunt in managing app stability across its reach of 26 million monthly active users.

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