Hackathon Toronto, Apr 28, 2007
Hackathon Toronto, Apr 28, 2007: Revision 2

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What is Hackathon Toronto?

A one-day, face-to-face, collective hacking session focused on Perl, Parrot and related open source programming projects. See Projects to see what we'll be hacking on or to add your own project.

When?

Saturday, April 28, 2007, 9:00 am till you drop.

Where?

116 Industry Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See Location for directions and how to get into the building.

Who?

Sign up on the Attendees page.

Why?

Because collective hacking is fun.

Communications (human, email, and computer)

Hackathon logistics

  • The Todo list tracks organizational tasks. Add your name if you can help out.

Transportation

Lodging, Food, and Meeting space

Projects

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!

List of all projects:



(We never got around to formulating a schedule. We just did it.)



  Who Sat From Where Online
C Alexandr Ciornii OL Moldova irc.perl.org: chorny
D Rick Delaney Georgetown, ON  
D Richard Dice Toronto, ON irc.perl.org: rdice
K Jim Keenan Brooklyn, NY irc.perl.org: kid51
L Tom Legrady   Mississauga, ON around noon
M John Macdonald Pickering, ON  
R G. Matthew Rice Mississauga, ON irc.perl.org: mattastrophe
R Greg Rice Mississauga, ON  
R Alan Rocker Toronto, ON  

marks people who participated in person.
OL marks people who participated on-line.

(Please keep this in alphabetical order)



Meeting Space

Thanks to Matt Rice and Richard Dice for help in arranging meeting space!

Thanks to Mark Dowds, major domo of the Indoor Playground, for making this great workspace available!

Wiki

Thanks to Andy Lester for hosting the wiki.

Inspiring Predecessors

Thanks to those who organized previous Perl hackathons that I've attended: Richard Dice and Matt Rice for the CGI::Application::Framework in Toronto in October 2005; Andy Lester and Pete Krawczyk for Hackathon Chicago in November 2006.

Lunch and Refreshments

Generously provided by Raybec Communications Inc.



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


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