Are you a developer in the UK looking to flex your coding muscles and win some cool prizes? API Hackday is coming to London, England August 4th after another successful run in Portland, Oregon around OSCON. Sponsoring companies for London include Twilio, Mashery, SendGrid, Pusher and GoPaperless.
Admission is free and meals will be provided for lunch and dinner with post hackathon beer to celebrate.
There are still spots left to register for the event and here’s the description from the Eventbrite page:
API Hackday London brings developers together 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.
- 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
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.
The event has been posted on Lanyrd as well
Adria is a developer evangelist at SendGrid. Originally from Minnesota but now living in San Francisco, she attends hackathons, conferences and local meetups showing developers how to leverage the SendGrid API. Adria has been a speaker at SXSW, O'Reilly Web 2.0, BlogHer and is involved in helping women programmers like herself learn to code. Loves bacon, snowboarding and endless Wikipedia surfing.Adria Richards on Twitter