LEARN & PREP FOR HATCH

Not sure how to prepare for the upcoming event? Here are a few resources you can look at.

NON-CODERS

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Articles to Inspire

"Help, I don't know how to code. How can I be useful to my team?" Don't worry, you're not the first person to ask yourself this. We have a collection of non-tech innovators like you who have benefited from hackathons and have wisdom to share. 

My First Hackathon

Want a non-technical perspective of a hackathon? Click here to read about this woman's experience at her first hackathon.

5 Reasons Hackathons are for Everyone

Hackathons aren't just for software engineers! Here's why.

The Hackathon Guide for Non-Hackers

Have no idea what a hackathon is or where to start, but still have interest in participating? View this guide for help.

 

LEARNING TO CODE

Although you don't need to have technical knowledge, if you're interested in learning we have a list of resources for you! These sites are beginner friendly and will get you thinking like a programmer. 

CODERS

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ARTICLES TO INSPIRE

Learn how to make the most out of your hackathon experience. 

Core Coding Skills for a Hackathon

Java? Python? Flask? What skills do I really need for a hackathon?

From Hackathon to Startup

Learn how to take your ideas to the next level!

 

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Keep your coding skills sharp by practicing coding questions prior to the hackathon. Pace yourself or compete with others for a fun, interactive learning experience. It also doubles as great interview practice!

general tips and tricks

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ARTICLES TO INSPIRE

10 Tips for a Successful Hackathon

Hack your way to success with these helpful tips! 

Things to Know Before Attending a Hackathon

Find the ultimate guide for hackathons here.

Five Hackathon Roles that have Nothing to do with Coding

Learn about which roles involve technical skills and focus more on non-technical skills. What do these roles do, and how do they contribute to the completion of the hackathon project? Find out more here.

Project Management for Starters

Learn the basics of Agile Project Management so that your hackathon project will come together smoothly. 

Want to discover more hackathon events?  Visit hackathon.io or hackevents.co to search for upcoming hackathons in your city!