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Surviving Your First Hackathon

Surviving Your First Hackathon

Pre HackRU Spring 2016

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Eddie Zaneski

April 13, 2016
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  1. SURVIVING YOUR FIRST HACKATHON

  2. Hi I'm Eddie

  3. PREPARING

  4. YOU DON'T NEED A TEAM OR IDEA

  5. IT MAY HAVE BEEN DONE BEFORE BUT NOT BY YOU

  6. PLAN TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW

  7. TAKE A CRASH COURSE IN JAVASCRIPT

  8. PEAK AT A WEB FRAMEWORK ▸ Python: Flask ▸ JavaScript:

    Express ▸ Ruby: Sinatra ▸ Java: Spark
  9. SURVIVING

  10. HEALTH

  11. STAY HYDRATED

  12. SKIP THE SUGAR

  13. KEEP YOUR AREA CLEAN

  14. SLEEP IS OK!

  15. TALK TO OTHERS

  16. ASK QUESTIONS

  17. BALANCE THE DISTRACTIONS

  18. DEMOING

  19. DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT

  20. FAKE IT UNTIL YOU MAKE IT

  21. SKIP THE SLIDES

  22. AVOID THE DUCT TAPE

  23. BRUSH YOUR TEETH

  24. HAVE FUN! Thanks! @EDDIEZANE