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Docker Global Hack Day #3

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And it's back! Join members of the Docker community around the world for Docker Global Hack Day #3 (! Local Docker meetup groups will host their own editions. If you don't see a local edition in your area, you can still participate remotely:

1. Watch the livestream from San Francisco at 4:30PM PDT. It will be hosted on this page:

2. Submit a hack idea through this form (

The livestream will kick off with talks by Marianna Tessel, SVP of Engineering and members of the Docker Core Team, who will share updates about features included in the latest release of Docker.


4:00 Arrival

4:30 Presentations by the Docker Team

4:30 Welcome by Jérôme Petazzoni (, Developer Evangelist

4:35pm Talk by Marianna Tessel (, SVP of Engineering

4:40pm - runC by Michael Crosby (, Core Maintainer

4:50pm - Notary by Diogo Mónica (, Security Lead

5:00pm - The Dev Toolbox by Marianna Tessel

5:05pm - Networking + Plugins by David Calavera (, Core Maintainer

5:15pm - Talk on orchestration by Jérôme Petazzoni

5:25pm - Closing remarks


As a team of 1-3 hackers, you will hack on a project using Docker as the central piece. You will have exactly from 4pm PDT on Wednesday, September 16th to 9am PDT on Monday, September 21st to complete this project. This window includes the time to create all materials needed for your submission.

Although it is not allowed to start your project before 4pm PDT on Wednesday, September 16th, we strongly encourage everyone to think about project ideas in advance. We will build a page with all the project ideas for everyone to see what ideas have already been submitted and help participants form teams.

Everyone will submit projects in one of three categories listed below:

1) Docker Plugins
2) Docker Plumbing – runC (, Notary (, etc
3) Docker Freestyle – must use features from Docker 1.7 and above (including experimental binaries).

Submit Your Hack Ideas:

You can submit through this form ( with:

• Hack Title
• Brief abstract [masked] word description)
• Hacker Name
• Best way to contact project lead
• URL describing the project idea
• How can other people help you?

The Docker community will then vote on the best hack in each category in two different ways.


1) Local Docker Meetup winners

A jury composed of Docker Engine core maintainers will vote for the local edition winners from each Meetup group that organized a local edition of the Docker Global Hack Day.

Prizes for the local edition winners will be announced soon.

2) Global Docker Global Hack Day Winners

We will build a page with all projects and videos for the community to vote for the global winner. Note that Local Docker Meetup winners will be featured on this page.

Voting will be done through social networks – stay tuned for an update on how this voting will work.

The Global winning team will be invited to attend DockerCon Europe ( (conference tickets + accommodations for each member of the winning team).

Connect with the Docker hackers from around the world!

During the day the Docker team ( and the Docker community will be on IRC helping you hack your project or answering questions about Docker. The official back channel for this event on IRC is #docker (

The official hashtag for the event on Twitter is #dockerhackday ( Everybody will tweet using this hashtag. You can also follow us on Twitter ( receive news real-time during the day.

About Docker

Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Consisting of Docker Engine, a portable, lightweight runtime and packaging tool, and Docker Hub, a cloud service for sharing applications and automating workflows, Docker enables apps to be quickly assembled from components and eliminates the friction between development, QA, and production environments. Read more (