Hackathon Chicago, Nov 10-12, 2006

This is the home page wiki for Hackathon Chicago, Nov 10-12, 2006. The static website is at http://hackathon.info

Did you write about the Hackathon?

If you wrote about the hackathon, or posted pictures, please post them on the reporting page.

Lessons learned from this Hackathon

Pete and Andy and a bunch of other people wrote up this post-hackathon recap.

Please add your advice for future Hackathon attendees to the Hackathon Attendees HOWTO.

The Perl-ish people -- who we are

The Perl-ish work -- what we do; what we did!

Communications (human, email, and computer)

Hackathon logistics


Lodging, Food, and Meeting space

Here's a list of Hackathon projects. Please note that the Hackathon is NOT just about Perl 6 and Parrot. Anyone who has a Perl project they'd like to work on is welcome.

Feel free to add your own, and if you have an svn repository that you would like mirrored on-site, please mention it at SVK Mirrors

List of all projects:


Pete/Andy set up stuff, and bring people in.


8am -- Pete arrives / setup and organization
6pm -- Dinner/food in the meeting room


6pm -- Dinner/food in the meeting room
6pm -- Krugle presentation in the meeting room


8am-1pm -- Meeting room unavailable
6pm -- Dinner/food in the meeting room

  Who Fri Sat Sun From Where Online
A David Adler (dha) New York dha on irc.perl.org
B Jess Balint X? X X? Chicago jessb5760jessb5760
C chromatic   ! Portland, OR  
  Jason Carter   !   Crystal Lake, IL  
  Jason Crome   DeKalb, IL TheOneCromeDomeTheOneCromeDome
D Richard Dice ! Toronto, ON  
  Matt Diephouse X Ann Arbor, MI  
  Chris Dolan     Madison, WI  
  Clyde Forrester   X   Forest Park, IL  
F Mike Fragassi   X   Chicago  
G Jerry Gay Seattle, WA mikethepodmikethepod
  Patty Giorgas X     Chicago  
  Ryan Gerry   X McHenry, IL  
  Jason Gessner       Milwaukee, WI  
H Todd Hepler X X St. Louis, MO  
I Kelli Ireland   Pittsburgh, PA kelli3125kelli3125
J Andrew Johnson ?   Downers Grove, IL  
  Kirsten Jones Scotts Valley, CA synedra@mac.comsynedra@mac.com
K Jim Keenan Brooklyn, NY irc.perl.org: kid51
  Pete Krawczyk Wonder Lake, IL pkrawczypkrawczy
  Ken Krugler     Silicon Valley, CA  
L Andy Lester McHenry, IL petdancepetdance
  Doug Lim X X Schaumburg, IL dlim60194dlim60194 doug_lim.rmdoug_lim.rm
M Josh McAdams   X Chicago, IL  
  John Melesky ! X   Chicago, IL phaedrusdeinusphaedrusdeinus
  Adnan Menon X     Chicago  
O Bill Odom St. Louis, MO  
P Steve Peters   X? X Madison, WI fisharerojofisharerojo
  Pete Prodoehl     Milwaukee, WI pjrasterpjraster
  Jonathan Rockway X Chicago, IL irc.perl.org: jrockway
  Andrew Rodland     Chicago irc: hobbs
S Chip Salzenberg Jupiter irc.perl.org: chip GroutNASAGroutNASA
  Michael Schwern Portland, OR MichaelSchwernMichaelSchwern irc.perl.org:Schwern
  Rick Scott Sault Ste Marie, ON irc.perl.org:shadowspar
  Elliot Shank Chicago, IL elliotshankelliotshank
  Mark W. "catfood" Schumann   X X Cleveland, OH  
  Vishal Soni X X X Minneapolis, MN  
  Michael Stemle X Chicago, IL irc.perl.org:manchicken mannhuhnmannhuhn
  Ken Swanson X   St. Louis, MO  
T Al Tobey       Grand Rapids, MI Tobert42Tobert42
W Michael R. Wolf Seattle, WA  
  Jonathan Worthington Scarborough, England irc.perl.org: jonathan

marks people who have arrived.

(Please keep this in alphabetical order)

Thinking of bringing a spouse or kids? Get some idea about what's around from the Hacker Widows and Hacker Orphans pages.