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An event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.‘a series of 48-hour hackathons to build new web and mobile services’
- ‘In the spirit of Silicon Valley hackathons, it is hosting its first developers' get-together in San Francisco tomorrow.’
- ‘The focus of our 24-hour hackathon is to build new applications and products.’
- ‘A group called HackNY sponsors summer fellowships for students with startup companies and organizes 24-hour hackathons, in which college kids from the metropolitan area spend the night creating clever turns on existing software.’
- ‘Work at a two day hackathon just before Apachecon 2001 put the beta into a releasable state.’
- ‘The focus of the Spring Hackathon will be on “Creating apps for the High Street”, i.e. building apps to help small business owners improve customer service, efficiency and profitability.’
- ‘It has single-handedly, effortlessly done what decades of open-source enthusiasm, activism, and hackathons couldn't do.’
- ‘On the weekend of December 12-13th, we're holding an open, distributed, nationwide hackathon to develop open source applications to open government.’
- ‘In Washington, the day before the conference (December 13), we're have a big open source hackathon.’
- ‘"We have a hackathon planned for Calgary, Canada for two weeks from now," one participant mailed us.’
- ‘A big thank you to everyone for an amazing hackathon!’
- ‘A hackathon went on throughout, with teams of developers working through the night to produce apps based on ideas submitted by the public.’
- ‘We put our normal schedule aside for a couple days to run our first internal hackathon.’
- ‘Come join us for a 2-day hackathon; team up, hang out, and build a fun game.’
- ‘The defacement hackathon was a hoax from the beginning.’
1990s: from hack, on the pattern of marathon.
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