Toon Open Hackathon – March 6th – 8th

Appsterdam MeetupAppsterdam is co-organizing the Toon Smart Thermostat Hackathon from March 6 to 8!
Sustainable energy supplier Eneco is opening up their Toon Internet of Things smart home environment for a weekend of new initiatives and innovation. Great prizes and possible help to push your work to a community of 200.000 Toon users!


The best place in the world to be and become an App Maker.

If you want to make movies, go to Hollywood.
If you want to make musicals, go to Broadway.
If you want to make apps, go to Appsterdam.

Mike Lee, Mayor and founder of Appsterdam

Our goal is to bring app makers together, and our mission is to support their interests worldwide. We established Amsterdam as the capital of Appsterdam – the world capital of apps – to establish a centre of gravity for our industry, to provide a place where all app makers can gather, and to create a framework for people to give back and support the community.

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Why Amsterdam?

What Appsterdammers say about Amsterdam:

Appsterdam Events

Appsterdam hosts a number of recurring events.

Our entire program is on With the key events below you can set your clocks:

Meeten & Drinken


A weekly bar meetup for all Appsterdammers to socialize and get to know each other.The time is always Wednesdays at 19.00 and the place is always Café Bax .

Weekly Wednesday Lunchtime Lectures


A forum for knowledge exchange in a casual environment. All Appsterdammers are encouraged to present a topic they’re familiar with. We cover everything from writing clean code, interaction design, marketing, to paying taxes; every Appsterdammer has something to share!

Guru Sessions

Our hands-on workshops are led by experts from within the community. We’ve covered many subjects such as Test-Driven Development, Making Games for Android, iOS for Beginners, and more.

Weekend Fun and Game Days

These monthly events are open to people of all ages and gives Appsterdammers a chance to network around something other than work. We have game days and trips to local attractions. Invite everyone you know!

Before Appsterdam was Appsterdam

Watch this near-Hollywood film adaptation of the story of the founding of Appsterdam with some familiar faces.