Are you a student or an early stage developer in Nigeria?

Learn to design and develop functional mobile apps.

CodeCamp 2013

CodeCamp is a 4-week intensive residential training programme for 15 top Nigerian students/early stage software developers focused on mobile application design and development. The course will see participants work in teams as part of its completion to build app solutions to real world challenges in sectors such as Education, Health, Agriculture, Disaster Management, Financial Services and Governance.

For Student/Early-stage Developers

CodeCamp will equip participants with essential skills required to work with this rapidly evolving technology (mobile) by focusing on:

  • Foundation of Software Quality and Engineering
  • Understanding the Mobile Ecosystem
  • Conceptional Design for Mobile
  • Introduction to JAVA, Objective C and HTML 5
  • Going Cross-Platform
  • Hands on Development for HTML5 (comprehensive)
  • Mobile Analytics
  • Implementing Location-Based Services
  • Implementing Augmented Reality
  • Application Security
  • Testing Your Application
  • Monetization

For Start-ups/Businesses

  • Sponsor a challenge: the trainees will work in teams to build real world app solutions as part of the completion of the course. You can sponsor a challenge on which 1 or more teams will spend their time during the camp.

  • Adopt an Intern: trainees will be encouraged to embark on an internship programme to practice their newly acquired knowledge within a start-up or an established organization. You can host one of our trainees for a maximum period of 3 months or minimum 1 month.

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A few things you'll learn

Mobile App Development

This course will cover the important facets of mobile app development, which includes the following phases: planning & specification, prototyping & design, implementation, internal testing & deployment, deployment to an app store, discovery by users, installation, use and feedback.

Objective C

This course will give trainees a good understanding of Objective-C and lead you naturally into app development where you can focus on the key frameworks, techniques and tools used to write iOS and Mac OSX applications.


This is a hands-on course that will cover some of the most exciting features of HTML5 such as geolocation, web sockets, local storage, SVG and Canvas. Trainees will learn the core principles and best practices for creating websites and apps for smart phones and tablet devices.


This hands-on training course will provide trainees with intensive introduction to practical tuition using Sun’s J2ME. The topics covered will focus on the tools and environments which exist to help develop Java applications that run on mobile and wireless devices


In this UX Design course, trainees will gain the knowledge necessary to create outstanding user experiences. From brainstorming a UX strategy, to structuring an application based upon scenarios, to testing your UI, and incorporating feedback.

In this class you'll discover how to ensure that your users have a great experience, whether they use your application on the web, tablet, or smartphone. In this UX class you'll not only learn about user experience, but also discover how to incorporate good structured design into your workflow

CodeCamp access gives you

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Accomodation

CodeCamp is an intensive residential programme hence all trainees will be fully accommodated by CcHUB for the duration of the camp. We are working with our caterer to provide healthy meal options for breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday (excluding Sundays). Participants with special requirements will also be catered for.

Training Sessions

All sessions will be hands-on and facilitated by carefully selected industry professionals from home and abroad. Training schedule will be available for download 2 weeks before the camp.


The course will require participants to work in teams to build app solutions to real world challenges in sectors such as Education, Health, Agriculture, Disaster Management, Financial Services and Governance. This phase of the course will be structured as a week-long hackathon


Trainees will be encouraged to embark on an internship programme to practice their newly acquired knowledge. CcHUB will support all participants to secure placement with reputable local start-ups and technology businesses.

Learn from industry professionals

Emeka Okoye

A visionary,innovative Mobile & Linked Data techie with strong programming skills and deep understanding of the mobile landscape in Africa.

Femi Taiwo

Femi is a developer who speaks many languages - PHP, C++, Qt, Python, JS & a bit of JAVA. He is a co-founder at INITS. And he manages GDG Lagos, a community of developers

Sola Ajayi

Sola Ajayi is a passionate developer with over 7 years experience developing web, desktop and mobile applications. His core skills include PHP, Qt, Android, JS, Adobe Air, and HTML5.

Ajibola Aiyedogbon

Ajibola is a developer who's interest in computing is currently focused around mobile solutions across various mobile platforms.

Udeze 'Kene

Kene is an independent UI/UX designer & front-end developer. He is a geek and spends most of his time thinking, scribbling & designing interfaces that blend form, functionality & aesthetics.

Clive Ayonye

Clive is a frontend engineer and UI/UX developer. He is a co-founder at Bloovue. He spends a lot of his time designing interfaces and the other part writing gibberish on Twitter.

Time & Place


June 27th, 2013 - July 29th, 2013


Lagos, Nigeria.


Co-creation Hub, 6th Floor, 294, Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba

Apply to be a part of it

To be eligible, participants should have: Basic knowledge of JAVA, Objective C and HTML 5 , Full availability for the entire camp duration & A personal computer

Note: A test will be conducted as part of the selection process to ascertain applicants understanding of JAVA, Objective C and HTML5

Meet the organizer

CcHub is a social innovation center dedicated to accelerating the application of social capital and technology for economic prosperity

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