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HTML5 Hackathon at Eventbrite


Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

HTML5 Hackathon at Eventbrite

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Game/App Designer Ended Free  
Hacker Ended Free  
Graphics / UX Designers Ended Free  
Volunteers Ended Free  
Mentors Ended Free  
Virtual/Remote Hacker (includes local onsite presentation and api training)
Depending on turn out you may get an onsite ticket if desired. You will get to come onsite for initial api training & final presentation for prizes. Optional -- We'll be using G+ hangouts so please setup/goto G+ account & circle gplus.to/schwentker & gplus.to/annburkett. Ustream link for pitches, demos etc. to be announced.
Ended Free  

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Event Details

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html5 Developers Conference Hackathon
Held in conjunction with the HTML5 Devloper's Conference - get ready for the new wave of games & apps - so join us for the HTML5 Hackathon @ Eventbrite!

Hack on a variety of APIs including new Sibblingz Spaceport (High performance cross platform games/app, Flash-like API using JavaScript), Eventbrite, Betable, MongoDB, Viadeo.
Background in JavaScript, Flash, Games is great for the Spaceport prize, it uses JavaScript and the api is similar to Flash going cross platform to iOS (including iPad), Android and of course web. 
The api for Eventbrite is also available in JavaScript. Check it out!
Create a game, an app or a shiny hack.
First Prize for Best Game using Sibblingz Spaceport    $3,000
Second Prize for Best Game on Sibblingz Spaceport   $2,000
Third Prize for Best Game on Sibblingz Spaceport      $1,000
Eventbrite Prize                                                      iPad 2 !!
Betable                                                                   Trip to Las Vegas
Betable                                                                   Member Prospector's Fund
MongoLab                                                               3 $125 Am.Express Gift Certs
Viadeo as part of their Developer Challenge              $250

We will strive for judging to be completed at the end of day 2 of the Hackathon whenever possible and for the prizes to be awarded right after the judging. Companies donating prizes are responsible for judging. 
Each Hackathon Winning team will get one free ticket to the HTML5DevConf (more may be given to those presenting). All Hackathon winning teams will also be announced at the conference. Game related winners and Eventbrite prize winners will also receive a 5 minute preso/demo @ the HTML5DevConf.
Check html5devconf.com for 9/27/2011 conference details
Hackathon hashtag #html5hack

Saturday 9/24
09:00 Registration, Coffee & ...
10:00 Welcome & Sponsor Introductions
10:15 Prize API talks 
11:00 Team pitches & formation
12:00 Lunch & make new friends
01:00 Break out sessions & awesome hacking
03:00 Snack 
06:00 Light dinner
09:00 Go home or...

Sunday  9/25
08:30 Organizers, Sponsors, Volunteers arrive & do downward dog
09:00 Coffee & Bagels 
12:00 Lunch & hacky sack
02:00 Submit Game, App or Hack
02:15 Rehease, Rehearse & Rehearse your demo some more
03:00 Demos & paparazzi moments, vigorous applause encouraged
04:00 Judging, Prizes, schwag & high fives
06:00 Hug & wave goodbye.
Please sign up only if you intend to actually try to make something, not recruit or push an unsponsored product, savvy? Thanks
Have questions about HTML5 Hackathon at Eventbrite ? Contact Appathoner
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When & Where

Eventbrite Headquarters
651 Brannan Street
Suite 110
San Francisco, 94107

Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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