API Hackday PDX

Jul 30 - 31, 2011 · Portland, United States of America
API Hackday PDX brings developers together the Saturday after OSCON for an all-day coding fest focused on
building apps and mashups with APIs. Developers of all experience levels
can share ideas, collaborate on existing projects, start new ventures,
and find out about great tools and new APIs to play with.
Free admission: Lunch, Dinner and post-hack beer included. Snacks generously provided by popchips. Choose the charity: water hero ticket option, and your $10 admission will be donated to our charity: water fundraiser.
Hackers will also hear from some of the country's top API-focused
companies on tips, tricks, and tools for building the next big app. At
the end of the day, teams and/or individuals get a chance to present
their work to a panel of judges and win kickass prizes.
API Hackday PDX will be held at the offices of local event sponsor Urban Airship.
Brought to you by SimpleGeo, Twilio, SendGrid, Apigee, PHPFog, Urban Airship, LinkedIn & Mashery.
Pre-event PDX API Hour from 6pm-8pm on Thurs, 7/28 at The Low Brow: http://plancast.com/p/60yy
Tweet about it using #apihackday





Tentative schedule:

8:00 - 9:00 Registration / Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Intro / API Workshops
9:30 - 12:30 Hackedy hack
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 6:00 Clackedy clack
6:00 Submission Deadline
6:30 - 7:15 Presentations
7:15-7:30  Judging
7:30 - 7:45  Awards




Prizes: Over $2K in prizes

ProgrammableWeb Oregon Brewfest demo prizes: Every team who demos a hack and posts it on the ProgrammableWeb directory will get free entry to the Oregon Brewfest on Sunday, 7/31, including tasting mug and 2 free tasty beers. Cheers!
O'Reilly E-Book Coupons: O'Reilly is providing all developers who demo a hack a free e-book coupon.
Grand Prize: $750 Apple Gift Card
Best use of APIs spot bonus prizes: $300 of Apple Gift Cards, Twilio Credits or equivilent value prizes for hacks built with SimpleGEO, Twilio, Apigee, SendGrid, PHPFog, Urban Airship, LinkedIn or Mashery
Best PDX City Council Agenda hack: Build a hack using the eGovPDX API, you can win their $300 Apple Gift Card




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