Submissions should be single-paged web applications

To help you build a winning app we will introduce you to the latest cutting edge tools so that you can easily deploy your own single page app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.

Here are some suggested frameworks you may want to use for building your app:



Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley Campus.

23 S. Akron Road, Mt View, CA [ map , detailed directions ]




(All times are in Pacific time)

Friday, Apr 12
  • 7pm: Registration begins

  • 8pm: Introduction on what this hackathon is about, the theme (client side apps where all the app logic is written in JavaScript), discussion of rules and prizes. 

  • 8:15pm: Presentation from Yahoo and Meteor.

  • 9:15pm: Start team building, idea pitching.

  • 10pm: Doors close. Participants go home and can code at home.


Saturday, Apr 13
  • 8am: doors open, hacking begins

  • 4pm: Submissions due

  • 4pm - 7pm: Demos, judging

  • 7pm: Awards

  • 10pm: Doors close.



  • Free and open to Everyone!
  • You just have to: Register
  • No need to have an idea.
  • No need to be a technical person who knows how to code using HTML5!
  • Whoever you are, you are welcomed to share the fun!

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,400 in prizes

First place

This prize goes to the best app fulfilling all the required judging criteria.

Second place

Third place

Most popular app

This prize is kept as a surprise and will go to the most popular app based on the attendees' votes.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Alex Norbert

Alex Norbert

Simon Tunbridge

Simon Tunbridge

Yulong Zhang

Yulong Zhang

Judging Criteria

  • - Quality of the idea
  • - Implementation and execution of the idea
  • - Impact and value of the idea

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