I arrived at EICC, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, which is also hosting this year’s BILT Europe over the coming days.
He introduced the teams:
And the judges:
While Hypar’s Anthony Hauck introduced the expert users (myself included):
As well as some tips and tricks for the event:
This was a slightly different format for a Hackathon, in the sense that it was being held on a single day. We’d considered calling it a Sprintathon or a Hackday, but had stuck with Hackathon despite the restricted time.
A lot of effort had gone into encouraging the teams – who had mostly been formed prior to the event – to do some advance…