Developers had the opportunity to attend free talks, pair program, and receive expert guidance and mentorship.
From November 20th-22nd, 2020, 670 developers from all over the world gathered to learn and contribute to open source projects in the ZIO ecosystem. In a time when many of us are unable to get together in person, this provided an incredible opportunity for developers to learn and connect with free talks, pair programming, and online discussion. In total there were more than 170 pull requests submitted to ZIO projects and many developers had the chance to push forward their own projects with advice from ZIO core contributors and others in the community.
ZIO Hackathon was a free event designed to bring together ZIO users and contributors from all around the world to share their knowledge and passion, and to help facilitate collaboration on exciting improvements to projects in the open-source ZIO ecosystem.
Developers who attended ZIO Hackathons had the opportunity to:
Thanks to our sponsors Ziverge and Scalac, attendees who contributed qualifying contributions to projects officially participating in the ZIO Hackathon earned a free high-quality, collectible t-shirt, mailed to their home address anywhere in the world.
The following open-source projects were all officially participating in ZIO Hackathon, although the participants were welcome to contribute to other projects in the ZIO ecosystem.
During the hackathon, develop\s had the opportunity to contribute to a variety of ZIO-related projects. Developers were encouraged to contribute, even if they had never contributed before. During the hackathon, they had access to dedicated project leads, who were able to answer developer questions, pair program with them, and helped ensure each developers’ success.
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