over 7 years ago

Announcing the winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of HackOut.

View all the winners in the Gallery.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!

The HackOut team


over 7 years ago

Submission period extended to 1:30 pm, Feb. 16th

Due to traffic congestion associated with the Austin Marathon, we have moved the submission deadline to 1:30 pm on Sunday, Feb. 16th. See below for more information on submitting your project.

How to submit your project:   Note that each team member should sign up for their own ChallengePost account, but only one needs to complete the submission form.   Click the “Register” button in the blue banner at http://hackout.challengepost.com/   Review the hackathon rules on the next page, then click “Confirm Registration”   Log in with your ChallengePost account or signup.   One team member needs to complete…

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over 7 years ago

UserApp API Access for HackOut

The UserApp startup company has graciously set up access for HackOut participants to try out their user management API. Please check out https://app.userapp.io/#/hackathons/hackout/.

 


over 7 years ago

Pre-HackOut Siminar on Core Energies in Teams

One of our speakers, Bijoy Goswami, has made an online session available for HackOut participants to view at their convenience before this weekend. Check out "Discover Core Energy" at http://bit.ly/18UPv8u and learn about putting together strong teams.

 


over 7 years ago

7 tips for hackathon success

  • Realistic expectations - It is tempting to think you are going to build the final version of a product, but you need to think what you can create in less than 2 days. Otherwise, you'll be left with a bunch of diagrams on the back of a napkin, but no actual thing that you can demo. You need to think big, but what is the simplest thing you can build that provides value? Check Out: minimum viable product (MVP).
  • Attract talent to your team - If you are a business person and can't write code, you're going to need to…

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