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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