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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Tenders are invited for individuals or entities to serve as a codefest coordinator to design, plan and implement the fifth annual steel city codefest, a civic software application development competition.
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This year's CodeFest consisted of a conference, a 32-hour marathon and Business Expo, in which representatives of Google, Viber, Adobe, Microsoft and other global IT companies took part.
The Steel City CodeFest started in 2013 as a partnership between Google and the City of Pittsburgh, in an effort to promote innovation and technology, according to Jennifer Wilhelm, innovation and entrepreneurship strategist for the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh.
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Tenders are invited for Provide coordination of the Steel City Codefest on behalf of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
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