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Date: October 15th & 16th 2014

Duration: 8 hours per day over a 2 day period

Overview

The 4th annual HackWEEKDAY developer hackathon is back once again and the search for Asia’s next generation developer continues. Held over a 2-day period (8 hours per day),  HackWEEKDAY at HITBSecConf2014 – Malaysia offers not only offers some awesome prizes but more importantly it’s a chance for you to show off your development skills on an international stage.

Over the past 3 years, we’ve seen several great projects with a majority of them managing to turn their initial ideas into full blown working demos. Some of these are:

Social Mapper – a social networking app with augmented reality
http://socialmapper.net/

DiCOM-WAVE – An open source DICOM image viewer with Microsoft Kinect as its control interface (HACKWEEKDAY HITB2012KUL Winner!)
https://github.com/hackweekday/HW2012KUL/tree/master/dicom-wave

YAP – yet another plugin, a firefox browser plugin to check SHA1/MD5 hashes of files (HACKWEEKDAY HITB2012AMS Winner!)
https://github.com/DevNerd/YAP

inSecureHITB – a Windows 8 application to analyze users’ exposure level to stalkers. Additionally analyze social behavior of observed person.
https://bitbucket.org/fabhar/insecurehitb

DNSSocial – DNSSEC Management Made Easy https://github.com/hackweekday/HW2012KUL/tree/master/walled-garden

TALEB – A unique social communication & collaboration platform made for students
https://github.com/hackweekday/HW2012KUL/tree/master/TalebRespo

Touch’N’Go Android Reader – An app which utilizes NFC-enabled phones to read MiFare cards
https://github.com/hackweekday/HW2012KUL/tree/master/NFC-iddle)

Scope:

•    Security / networking related topics (technical / social engineering / software / hardware)

•    E-commerce (food, fashion, sports, musics, travel, and etc.)

•    Education (digital, gaming, smart learning, and etc.)

•    Social Networking (social gathering for geeks, social gaming, social learning, etc.)

•    Automation using hardware+software (home automation, haze detector, etc.)

Targeted platforms/ Challenges:

•    The functionality of a web browser (Firefox, Fennec, Chrome/Chromium, etc) by the means of either add-ons, plugins and/or custom build.
•   Standalone applications and/or mobile related applications (Windows Phone Apps/ Windows Apps / Android / Firefox OS / IOS / J2ME / Symbian etc)

Categories:  

PROFESSIONAL / HACKERS – Developers, enthusiasts, hackers from the industry.

STUDENTS – Undergraduate/ Postgraduate Students from any higher education institutions in the Asia Pacific region. Entries should be in a group of 4 [3 students + 1 lecturer/mentor (required if team is from outside of Malaysia) from their respective institutions].

Note: Participants are required to bring their own laptops / tools to help them develop the applications / ideas during the event.

Accepted participants to the HackWEEKDAY will also receive:

 

AGENDA for HackWEEKDAY Hackathon Day 1 // 15TH OCTOBER 2014

TIME AGENDA
08:00 REGISTRATION COUNTER OPENS
09:00 Start of HackWEEKDAY Challenge
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Developer Session – Microsoft & Mozilla
12:00 – 12:50 HackWEEKDAY Challenge (Continued)
12:50 – 13:00 Progress Update 0×01
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 – 16:00 HackWEEKDAY Challenge (Continued)
16:00 – 16:10 Progress Update 0×02
16:10 – 18:00 HackWEEKDAY Challenge (Continued)
18:00 – 18:10 Progress Update 0×03
18:10 End of HackWEEKDAY Hackathon Day 1

 

AGENDA for HackWEEKDAY Hackathon Day 2 // 16TH OCTOBER 2014

TIME AGENDA
08:00 REGISTRATION COUNTER OPENS
09:00 HackWEEKDAY Challenge (Continued)
9:50-10.00 Progress Update 0×04
10:00 – 10:30 Developer Session – Quintiq
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 Presentation of Hackathon Apps
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 – 17:00 Presentation of Hackathon Apps
17:00 End of HackWEEKDAY Hackathon Day 2
18:00 #HITB2014KUL / HITB Haxpo / HackWEEKDAY 2014 Closing Ceremony

 

Prizes

1st Prize: USD1500 + 1 Flame device (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox_OS/Developer_phone_guide/Flame) + 1 GitHub Silver Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

2nd Prize: USD1000 + 1 Flame device (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox_OS/Developer_phone_guide/Flame) + 1 GitHub Bronze Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

3rd Prize: USD500 + 1 Flame device (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox_OS/Developer_phone_guide/Flame) + 1 GitHub Bronze Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

 

Best Lumia / Windows Phone Store app: 1 Lumia 1520 (http://www.microsoft.com/en-my/mobile/phone/lumia1520/)

Best Surface / Windows Store app: 1 Lumia 1520 (http://www.microsoft.com/en-my/mobile/phone/lumia1520/)

 

Best Security app: 1 GitHub Bronze Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

Best E-commerce app: 1 GitHub Bronze Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

Best Education app: 1 GitHub Bronze Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

Best Social Networking app: 1 GitHub Bronze Plan X 12 months (https://github.com/pricing)

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