PITB & Facebook Conduct First Developers Workshop

PITB & Facebook conduct First Developers Workshop

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 04th Nov, 2016 ) : For the first time in Pakistan, Facebook for Developers in collaboration with the Punjab, IT board (PITB) conducted a one-day workshop at the Arfa IT Tower on the other day. Speaking at the concluding session, PITB Chairman Dr Umar Saif said: "Facebook for developers helps you build new platforms, grow and monetize your app.This program provides developers with what they can do in collaboration with Facebook to enable them to share and grow their applications.

"We need one tech start-up from Pakistan to go big and become a billion Dollar company and we will see investment pouring into our ecosystem. Facebook coming to Pakistan and arranging workshops for developers is definitely a step in the right direction," he added. Strategic Product Partnership at Facebook Ms Jennifer Fong said: "PlanX represents a lot of the community here and it's very evident from today's event that PlanX stands out as a world class accelerator.

There are a lot of things that really stand out today from the developer's community to their creativity" Sarim Aziz, the Strategist Product Partnership at Facebook was excited to be there along with others in the team. He mentioned that: "There are lots of exciting products and services being built not just for the Pakistani market but others all over the world. We wanted to spend time with talent here to figure out how we solve problems and how we build products for engineers here. This is the 6th Facebook for Developers workshop we're having in the world and we see some good engagement here in Lahore."