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The Monthly Web-Tech Blitz Hackathon! - Featuring PubNub

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This Blitz Hackfest is hosted at Thomson Reuters!

The Monthly Web-Tech Blitz Hackathon is a monthly series of 4-hours hacking competitions. You have 1 hour to form an idea for small app and a team, and 3 hours to build something awesome!

The goal is to learn and have fun - AND you get a chance to win prizes and be famous!

The Blitz Hackfest -

6pm to 6:30pm – Food & Drinks - hot entrees with vegetarian options and salad! Networking and Team building.

6:30pm to 6:40pm – Presenting the API and SDKs for this Blitz Hackathon.

6:40pm to 9:40pm – Blitz Hacking! Bring your groovy skills and show us what you got!

9:40pm to 10pm – Judging, winners take fame and prize - $400!

This month's APIs

In this Blitz Hackathon we will be playing with large-scale real-time messaging platform PubNub (http://www.pubnub.com/developers/)!

PubNub (http://www.pubnub.com/developers/) is a global realtime network connecting hundreds of millions of devices around the world. With over 50 SDKs covering everything from JavaScript to Raspberry Pi, PubNub makes messaging between platforms fast, reliable and easy at a global scale. Check out the APIs and SDKs at http://www.pubnub.com/developers/ .

Our API mentor and presenter will be Dave Nugent - Developer Evangelist at PubNub (https://www.linkedin.com/in/drnugent)

Join us to learn from experienced Web Developers and Designers and socialize with the best web hackers around.

Please use #BlitzHackathon (https://twitter.com/hashtag/BlitzHackathon) to discuss and share!