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MongoDB March Madness Hackathon - I

  • Mar 2, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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MongoDB March Madness

This is a month-long hackathon for MongoDB User Groups around the world to compete for the best MongoDB tools and apps.

  • Objective: Build tools to help the MongoDB community code better and learn from one another
  • Timeline: March 1-April 22 (you can host your hackathon anytime in this time frame, but all projects must be completed within the time frame of your MUG's Hackathon)

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Ahi at [masked]

Map to Venue: http://www.frescoinformatics.com/index.php/Fresco-Contact.html


Agenda:

2nd March

Registration: 9 AM to 11AM

Hackthon Starts at 11AM:

11.00 AM to 12.00 Noon - Idea formation.

12.00 Noon to 01:00PM - Design & Architecture

01.00 PM to 02.00 PM: Lunch

05:00 PM to 07:00 PM: Talk by Shekhar Gulati.

08:30 PM to 09:30 PM: Dinner

10.00 PM onward coding

 

3rd March

08.00 AM: Breakfast

09.00 AM to 11.00 PM : Fine tuning

11.00 AM to 12.00 Noon: Demo

Rules:

  • All tools must be built on MongoDB
  • All tools must be built during the Hackathon
  • Any application that helps improve the experience of the MongoDB community. This can be an open-source tool or a MongoDB MUG leaderboard.
  • All applications should be open source, especially if you plan on altering the core kernel code.
  • Bring your own laptop (WiFi will be provided)

Prizes--they are awesome!

Local Prizes-

  • Prizes will be determined by 10gen and the MUG Organizers

Global Prizes-- the winners chosen by 10gen Engineers

  • Of the hackathon winners around the world, 10gen will select 3 top projects
    • First place winners will receive a JAMBOX and a complimentary ticket to the MongoDB conference of their choice.
    • Second place winners will receive a fitbit Zip and a complimentary ticket to the MongoDB conference of their choice
    • 3rd place winners will receive an Arduino Kit

Note: For a thematic focus like this, it would be cool if all projects to be focused on the MongoDB community. This could mean building an awesome script for the MongoDB shell, or creating a user group leaderboard. Some groups also could be ambitious and work on building a new ODM or wrapper for a language.

Participants Fees: 400 INR (to be paid at venue)

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  • Ahimanikya S.

    As suggested I am scheduling Hackathon II on 23rd March. We have two teams building two different project. Please who participated this will attend the next Hackathon for free.

    March 2, 2013

  • Vikram Jit S.

    The map link is not showing the correct information probably... Can you please send a proper link for the location...

    February 28, 2013

  • Brajendra Kumar G.

    Hi Ahi, Thanks for posting the Agenda. Can you please tell me details about it ? Like what is expected from us ? and do we need to design something prior to the meet up ? What kind of ideas are need to be formulated ?

    February 26, 2013

    • Ahimanikya S.

      Please check the event details - This could mean building an awesome script for the MongoDB shell, or creating a user group leaderboard. Some groups also could be ambitious and work on building a new ODM or wrapper for a language.

      February 26, 2013

  • Ahimanikya S.

    This will be 24 hours Hackthon and we can continue this all weekends in march. So please do come prepared.

    Shekhar, What time is good for you for the talk either Sat evening or Sunday morning is fine, let me know.

    If anyone want to talk to me, please feel free to call me at[masked]

    February 25, 2013

    • Shekhar G.

      Saturday evening is fine with me. I propose session timings from 5pm to 7pm. Is this fine?

      February 25, 2013

  • Shekhar G.

    I need to book my travel can anybody please share the agenda. How long you want my session?

    February 23, 2013

  • Shekhar G.

    Confirmed from my side. Will do my travel arrangements once back from USA.

    February 11, 2013

  • Brajendra Kumar G.

    This is very first time i am attending such kind of discussion. But will definitely look forward to extend it..

    February 10, 2013

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