Saturday, November 21, 2015

8 Cool things about DLSU HackerCup 2015

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
-You 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 with you.

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 industry.

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!

5. 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!

8. 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!

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