Synonyms for hackathons or Related words with hackathons


Examples of "hackathons"
• Increasing female speakers and judges at conferences and hackathons
The developer community is meeting at mountain hackathons.
Geeks Without Bounds has organized various humanitarian hackathons.
Hackathons have been held to develop applications that run on various mobile device operating systems, such as Android, iOS and MeeGo. Hackathons have also been held to develop video-based applications and computer games. Hackathons where video games are developed are sometimes called game jams.
UNAM's history has made it a strong advocate of minorities, especially women in tech. The school of engineering has organized along with Google some of the largest all Latina Hackathons. UNAM along with Google has organized large scale Latina Hackathons.
To develop a new generation of software programmers who would focus on applications for humanitarian causes, DataWind regularly sponsors "hackathons". In 2012 and 2013, DataWind sponsored two "hackathons" with Geeks Without Bounds, an accelerator for humanitarian projects.
The "F8" name comes from Facebook's tradition of 8 hour hackathons.
LibreOffice, Drupal and MediaWiki are other applications that hold development hackathons.
Some popular hackathons that have been previously been a part of the MLH Hackathon Season include:
In some hackathons, all work is based around improving a single application, such as an operating system, programming language, or content management system. Such events are often known as "sprints" or "code sprints", and they are especially popular for open source software projects, where sprints or hackathons are sometimes the only opportunity for developers to meet face-to-face. Unlike other hackathons, these events rarely include a competitive element.
OpenBSD's developers regularly meet at special events called hackathons, where they "sit down and code", emphasizing productivity.
Members of TOG have also taken part in several 'Synchronous Hackathons', live simultaneous hacking events with other hackerspaces.
Some hackathons are intended only for programmers within a certain demographic group, like teenagers, college students, or women.
Major League Hacking, officially abbreviated as MLH, is a company that operates a league for student hackathons.
The development benefits from occasional hackathons, where life scientists with computational background meet and improve their respective plugins of interest.
Some hackathons are created for students that are newer to programming, such as CodeDay, a 24-hour hackathon in 27 cities across the United States geared towards beginner and intermediate students. "Beginner" hackathons usually have interactive workshops on several topics such as iOS development, video game development, web development, basic programming, and perhaps even design principles.
The organization and local chapters have hosted or participated in hackathons. During the Buffalo chapter's second event in 2016, developers competed to create websites for nonprofit woman- and minority-owned organizations. The organization has also hosted hackathons in Camden, in Wilmington, and in Seattle.
Various hackathons have been held to improve city transit systems. Hackathons aimed at improvements to city local services are increasing, with one of the London Councils (Hackney) creating a number of successful local solutions on a 2 Day Hackney-thon There have also been a number of hackathons devoted to improving education, including Education Hack Day and on a smaller scale, looking specifically at the challenges of field work based geography education, the Field Studies Council hosted FSCHackday. Random Hacks of Kindness is another popular hackathon, devoted to disaster management and crisis response.
Numenta has hosted a series of hackathons, the first one in 2013, to bring community members together to collaborate on NuPIC and its applications.
There have been hackathons devoted to creating applications that use a specific language or framework, like JavaScript, Node.js, HTML5 and Ruby on Rails.