8 Cool things about DLSU HackerCup 2015
By:Meric B. Mara
November 21, 2015
@Henry Sy Hall,DLSU
Today is the official
day for the DLSU HackerCup 2015 where students/developers/hackers gather
together to have fun and to make a working software that will be
beneficial for the country. This year's theme is “Open Data”. For more
information about the event, please visit the ff URLs.
What are the benefits?
1. FREE Mentors
can ask questions regarding concepts of your preferred software. You
can ask for guidance for your project too. The mentors come from
different community and they will be willing to share their knowledge
2. Collaborate with other hackers
*This is a good
venue to meet and collaborate with other hackers and to expand your
network. This is also a good place to meet new friends in the IT
3. Code, Eat & Play - Just code and showcase your
talent in coding! Eat freely and play to relax. Hackathons are cool!
There's Virtual Reality and Kinect that you can try and experience.
4. Freebies - Who doesn't love freebies? Get freebies from sponsors like shirts, pens and more!
Photobooth--An event will not be complete without a souvenir! Have your
coolest and wackiest shots taken as remembrance for being a part of
HackerCup event. It's FREE!
6. Ambiance — The venue is very nice!
The hackers will surely be comfortable in making applications. It's
very spacious and there's even an entertainment room so you all can
relax and play!
7. Learn about some products from sponsors
-Network,Connectivity,Software ,Hardware and software applications. Just ask and you'll definitely learn!
Apps Demo is something to watch out for. You'll surely learn a lot from
the product demos and presentations of the participants. Watch out also
for the comments of the judges. They will help you in becoming mature
hackers and in building more softwares in the future.
The clock is still ticking and we can't wait to see who will emerge as the winner for this year's Hackathon!