44 Upcoming Hackathons: Facebook, Open Data, Baseball and Ninja Geeks

Kin Lane, March 21st, 2012

Hackathons are a fast growing phenomenom where developers come together, usually in short periods up to 72 hours to submit ideas, form teams and hack together applications, data visualizations and sometimes form business models around their ideas. ProgrammableWeb is tracking 44 hackathons coming in the next couple weeks all around the world.

Here is the complete list of 44 upcoming hackathons:

If we missed your event, make sure and submit below as a comment and we’ll include it next week.

For those that are new to the hackathon space, these events are not intended to perform illegal activities around computer networks. Software developers widely see hacking as a quick and dirty programming solution to a problem.  It is NOT about gaining access to other networks, which is a definition widely publicized by the media and hollywood.  Among the developer community, it is mean to be a positive term that drives innovation among developers.

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8 Responses to “44 Upcoming Hackathons: Facebook, Open Data, Baseball and Ninja Geeks”

March 22nd, 2012
at 1:07 am
Comment by: Iuri

You missed the 3 Day Startup in Barcelona – 05/11/2012 :)
http://barcelona.3daystartup.org/

March 22nd, 2012
at 3:17 am
Comment by: Peter

I love this post, this should be a monthly recurring one!

March 22nd, 2012
at 1:20 pm
Comment by: Ken Fromm

Awesome post. Would love to see a calendar for April, May, June. Wanted to let hackathon organizers know that Iron.io would love to help out with service credits, prizes, and other forms of sponsorship. Hit is up if you’re interested.
Ken Fromm
Iron.io

April 8th, 2012
at 9:09 pm
Comment by: Bobby

is there a way to find out about hackathons a bit further in advance?

April 9th, 2012
at 9:46 am
Comment by: Kin Lane

yeah…I pull these each week from the calendar at API Evangelist. Which I try to keep up to date 30-60 days out – http://www.apievangelist.com/events/

May 21st, 2012
at 4:05 pm
Comment by: Qin Zhang

One day only on June 23, 2012 in the Bay Area. Register now before the it’s too late: http://bit.ly/nimbus-hackers

November 24th, 2012
at 7:08 am
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December 5th, 2012
at 8:33 am
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