Sunday’s Hackathon

After you spent all day Saturday learning new techniques and technologies, it’s good to have a day to put some of that knowledge to work before it slips out of your head forever. So on Sunday, join us for an all day hackathon taking place in our lab. There will be food, hacking and prizes, along with some great company and lots of fun.

If you did not attend Saturday, that’s okay. You’re still welcome to come out and take a stab at winning some prizes.

We have some amazing lab partners that will returning on Saturday to answer your questions, insuring you fully understand the technology your are hacking on. These partners are:

A Riak cluster is masterless, automatically redistributes data when you scale, and keeps data available when physical machines fail. It stores data as key/value pairs, has a simple operational model, and comes with an HTTP API and many client libraries.

To learn more about their technologies follow this link.

Build software better, together. Powerful collaboration, review, and code management for open source and private development projects.

To learn more about using GitHub follow this link.

MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results. It’s like your own personal publishing platform.

To learn more about using MailChimp follow this link.

Navigate dozens of APIs, including ESPN, TMS, USA TODAY,, and more with a single sign-in using the Mashery API Explorer. Hacks built using any API listed in our API Explorer will be eligible for our Mashery prize of (up to) 3 Apple TVs! Get started building:

Mediacurrent helps organizations architect custom websites by leveraging our proven processes and deep expertise in Drupal. We are home to an elite team of Drupal developers, who have a proven track record of building amazing websites.

MediaCurrent is a local lab partner who is the to help answer questions about Drupal and PHP. To learn more about them, follow this link.

The goal of Wilder Minds is to bring together the best people to help your company get up to speed fast with the technology. Whether that means instructors, coaches or developers; we’re focused on providing the best-of-breed technologists to achieve your business goals.

WilderMinds is our local lab partner who is coming out to answer questions about C# development and other C# specifics. To learn more about them, follow this link.


CoderFaire has a prizes for the winners for the hackathon and a number of vendors are also bringing prizes themselves for the best app built using their technologies. Some of the prizes include:

- 1 of 4 JetBrains licenses to be used for any product you choose.
- Mashery will be bringing AppleTv’s.

Sunday Schedule (Hackathon)

8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 9:00 Hackathon Kickoff
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
16:00 – 17:00 Presentations and Awards

Schedule subject to change without notice.


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