Archive for October, 2011

Play Hackathon

Posted: October 16, 2011 in Play Framework

Get Hacking!

Inspired by the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), this competition is aimed at teams of Play developers to produce awesome applications during the month of November. At the end of November, the finished applications will be judged (by the Play Community) to see who has the best application, and which team has won.


  • Start developing 1st November 2011
  • Finish developing 30th November 2011
  • Judging will start 1st December for 1 week
  • Winners will be announced 8th December
  • Teams up to 5 members
  • Your application must have an about page, or popup, stating it was developed as part of this event and using the Play Framework

Sponsors and Prizes

If you would like to be a sponsor, or donate prizes for this event, please get in contact with me.

To sign up and register for the event, just go along to the Registration page, hosted on Heroku.

I will post another short blog later this week on how simple it was to get up and running on Heroku.