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Get Your Hack On At The AT&T Mobile App Hackathon

by Ryan Waller

Have an app idea or need an app built for your business? The Mobile App Hackathon, an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program, is designed for attendees interested in coding mobile apps or hacking hardware solutions. Get ready to hack hardware, build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. There will be experts from AT&T and the local community onsite to assist with your development.

When?
Friday, April 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM – Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Where?
The Garage under Tech Square
848 Spring Street NW, Suite G
Atlanta, GA 30308

What should you bring?
Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team focused mindset and/or team up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ via the #atthack hashtag. Whether you are a backend person, designer, entrepreneur, student, or just interested in tech; you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your development skills are needed!

What’s provided?
Quick presentations and code samples that help to bootstrap your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. We will have technical senseis to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools. And no IoT event would be complete without Loaner Hardware:

Are there prizes?
Of course! The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:

  • Best Hackathon IoT App Overall
    • 1st Place – $1,000 in Gift Cards for the team
  • Best Use of AT&T M2X API

    • 1st Place – $500 in Gift Cards for the team
 Apps will be judged based on the ability to clearly articulate what your app does, originality of idea, and difficulty of the Technical Implementation. Interested in participating? Be sure to register today!

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