hack together

hack together

(jargon)
To throw something together so it will work. Unlike "kluge together" or "cruft together", this does not necessarily have negative connotations.
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Content is the foundation of marketing and yet most content marketers hack together project management, optimization and analysis from a variety of systems.
The first of the boards appeared in 1979, when a snowstorm provoked hobbyists Ward Christensen and Randy Suess to hack together something they called EBBS, the Computerized Bulletin Board System, for their Chicago-area computer users group.
The place is broken, and each took on an assignment that could help put it hack together, despite the palpable physical danger.
Now that the pieces are coming back together--all the king's men will put Humpty-Dumpty hack together again--what will be the new energy trading business?
The HackDay Foundation is a non-for-profit organization focused on creating a series of 24-hour competitions that bring together developers, entrepreneurs and leading tech companies from around the world to hack together new products and services with local impact.
JS will network and hack together while speakers will offer their insights and expertise.