hackathon

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hackathon

(jargon)
A planned hacking run that is intended to last for about a week with lots of hackers. The term was used in 2005 by the Apache Foundation and the OpenBSD Project, among others.

hackathon

A periodic event where programmers get together at some venue to collaboratively create a new application or software system within a few hours or a few days. Also called a "codefest." In September 2011, 15 sponsors at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in San Francisco offered prizes for the most innovative solution to various problems. For example, for the best in-car integration app via SYNC, Ford Motor Company offered team members a free trip to CES 2012 in Las Vegas along with the opportunity of proving their new software in the car. See hack and hackerspace.
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The first gathering took place in Cairo at the end of 2008, and subsequent events included an 'Arabization' Code Sprint in Cairo in 2009 and an Arab Women's Techies workshop in Beirut in 2010.
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We achieved great results this year and the diversity of companies and developers made the London event a tremendous success," said Emma McGrattan, senior vice president of engineering, Ingres, and organizer of the Ingres Code Sprint.
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