hackathon

(redirected from Developer conference)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

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 hackerspace.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This industry's first-ever vendor-neutral event to focus on technical training and developer networking for a broad set of Power Architecture[TM] solutions, the Power Architecture[TM] Developer Conference, will be held in Austin, Texas, September 24 - 25, 2007.
DMTF(R)), the industry organization leading the development, adoption and promotion of interoperable management initiatives and standards, today announced details of its involvement in the Storage Networking Industry Association's (SNIA's) 2006 Storage Developer Conference, being held September 18-21 in San Jose, Calif.
The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF), the embedded semiconductor industry's premier developer conference.
At the 2006 eBay Developer Conference, ChannelAdvisor, the leading provider of channel management solutions (CMS), announced it received an eBay Star Developer Award for the third time.
OXFORDSHIRE, England -- Celoxica (LSE:CXA) today announced that it is joining the Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) TMS320(TM) third-party program and will present its DSP-FPGA design solutions during the 2006 TI Developer Conference (TIDC) in Dallas, Texas.
TOKYO -- Nexaweb Showcases Benefits of Rich Internet Applications at Inaugural Developer Conference
TMC announced today that Avaya's Director of Application Enablement Services, Scott McKechnie, will deliver a keynote address at their 2nd Annual VoIP Developer Conference (www.
NASDAQ:MSPD), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Jonathan Peace has accepted an invitation to present a session titled, "VoIP-Enabled Legacy Products" at TMC's new VoIP Developer Conference at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, Calif.
The VoIP Developer Conference is the only conference being held this year exclusively focused on educating those people interested in building the next generation of IP based communications products and services.