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Hackathons

 Hackathons

My presentation on Hackathons at the 2012 Android Developer Days in Ankara.

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Benjamin Weiss

May 21, 2012
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  1. Hackathons are important and 8 hours are not enough Benjamin

    Weiss
  2. Agenda • Hack-a-thon? • What's so great about it? •

    The organizer's view • The common structure
  3. Benjamin Weiss http://gplus.to/keyboardsurfer Twitter: @keyboardsurfer Mobile Software Developer Organizer: "Android

    in Berlin" UG Co-Organizer: • Global Android Dev Camp • GTUG Community Weekend • Google I/O Extended Berlin 2012 Benjamin Weiss
  4. Hack-a-thon?

  5. Benjamin Weiss Portmanteau of Hack & Marathon Source: http://goo.gl/SjCO4

  6. Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/61g4E Revolution

  7. Benjamin Weiss Creation Source: http://goo.gl/QSqMR

  8. Benjamin Weiss Evolution Source: http://goo.gl/S9RFp

  9. What's so great about it?

  10. every hackathon is different Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/O6jr2

  11. Inspiring work atmosphere Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/0fCzy

  12. Benjamin Weiss technologies & techniques Source: http://goo.gl/S7tCu

  13. Brings the community together Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/JFrgn

  14. The rabbit hole is pretty deep Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/dCe9S

  15. The common structure

  16. onCreate(...) { // get together // Ideally combined with food

    // introduction & team building // Announce ideas // Find teammates // Define what you want to achieve new Hackathon(...).start(); Benjamin Weiss }
  17. run() { while(isTimeLeft()) { hack(); if (thirsty()) drink(); if (hungry())

    eat(); } Benjamin Weiss }
  18. onStop() { // wrap-up / presentation // Every team presents

    their results // winner announcement // immediately* // TODO: Decide which method to use // jury // public vote (e.g. applause-o-meter) Benjamin Weiss }
  19. The organizer's view

  20. Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/d00Ww the team

  21. Get started Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/DgNE1

  22. Source: http://goo.gl/nxEz5 Benjamin Weiss hacker friendly location

  23. Source: http://goo.gl/H6mhH Benjamin Weiss timing

  24. Money Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/na9GF

  25. Finding sponsors Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/144A6

  26. Participants Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/SsgaC

  27. Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/DAZzw Registration

  28. Food Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/vDDYm

  29. Swag Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/FHIQA

  30. Benjamin Weiss Source: http://goo.gl/QTGQI Take it to the streets

  31. Questions

  32. Thank you Neofonie Mobile GmbH Benjamin Weiss Robert-Koch-Platz 4 10115

    Berlin T +49 30 24627 502 weiss@neofonie.de
  33. Source: http://goo.gl/0ofx2 Benjamin Weiss

  34. Source: http://goo.gl/0ofx2 Benjamin Weiss

  35. Source: http://goo.gl/0ofx2 Benjamin Weiss

  36. Source: http://goo.gl/nxEz5 Benjamin Weiss

  37. Source: http://goo.gl/xan7E Benjamin Weiss