Develop the Future Workshop

8:30AM to 4:00PM|
University of Massachusetts


At our “Develop the Future” event in the fall of 2016, dozens of UMass Lowell students participated in a free, hands-on, on-campus workshop in which they learned to develop a business application with a mobile front-end.


8:30 – 9:15

Meet and Greet

9:15 – 9:45

Opportunities for You

A $5 billion ecosystem of diverse companies need OpenEdge developers, and that means a world of opportunity for you. This session will introduce Progress and highlight different ways you can benefit by learning about OpenEdge.

9:45 – 12:00

Introduction to Progress OpenEdge
Presentation, Demo and Hands-on Workshop

Progress OpenEdge is a complete development platform which provides the capabilities to build dynamic, business applications for secure deployment across any platform. During this session, we will provide an introduction to the key OpenEdge features used by systems architects and developers to design and produce mission- critical applications. Participants will explore the management and development environment and primary concepts used when initiating development for best practice.

12:00 – 1:00


1:00 – 2:00

Completion of Intro to OpenEdge workshop

2:00 – 3:00

Generating Beautiful Mobile Interfaces with Telerik Platform

After learning how to build the foundation for a business application, we’ll explore ensuring that the application meets the needs of the user. Learn how to rapidly build cross platform mobile apps using Telerik Platform for OpenEdge, and provide users access to your OpenEdge applications from any location and any device. Participants will learn how to:

  • Quickly design and scale your mobile app
  • Bind your mobile app to OpenEdge data sources
  • Build and debug your mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows
  • Enable detailed usage analytics for your app, and more!


University of Massachusetts

Lowell, Massachusetts

Progress OpenEdge Developers Kit: Classroom Edition

Be the future of business applications.