The Sydney Hackathon has been featured in quite a few different web sites. Below is a selection which we will be updating progressively. Also attached are some media release details and poster.
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- University of Sydney home page article interview: http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newscategoryid=2&newsstoryid=7789
- University of Sydney newsletter: http://t.co/JK9RKdW
- School of IT home page: http://sydney.edu.au/engineering/it/about/recent_news.shtml
Sydney Hackathon General Description
Sydney Hackathon – A 24hr Application Development Competition
Slug: Create innovative science applications using open APIs in a 24hr coding competition with food, entertainment and prizes.
Text: Sydney Hackathon is a new 24 hour application development competition aimed at fostering innovation and creativity among developers using open APIs.
Teams of participants compete against each other to develop apps for science using data and APIs from Elsevier’s SciVerse and ScienceDirect platforms, which include over 10 million scientific publications from 2600 journals.
The competition runs over 30hrs with 24hrs coding time. Workshops, food and chill out areas are provided throughout the competition, and teams are eligible for up to $1500 in prizes.
Developers and designers, students from any University in Australia or full time developers, are invited to enter the competition.
Register online for free at: