The coronavirus pandemic is putting immense stress on healthcare systems, the global economy, and the lives of people around the world. Developers and technology companies worldwide are coming together to make an impact in whatever way they can. Below are six online hackathons aimed at combating the issues the world is facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
At MuleSoft, we are dedicated to not only creating a great workplace, but also putting our culture of innovation into practice to help our employees and customers succeed. Today, thanks to our work with partners and customers, we are happy to announce that we have been awarded a top 25 most innovative company by the Australian Financial Review (AFR) and awarded the top company for process innovation for our work with NSW Pathology and iSelect.
It all started with a simple question from my boss: “Steve, would you like to be in charge of a hackathon at MeetUp?” On the surface, it seemed like an innocuous request since MuleSoft Engineering typically does hackathons about twice a year or so. “Sure,” I thought. “I’ll just get the engineers to self-organize into project teams, order them some pizza, and then sit back and relax while the amazing projects come rolling in.”
Twice a year, MuleSoft hosts an internal hackathon to allow teams to focus on passion projects and unique ways of using our platform. Last week, we hosted our second hackathon of the year with the theme Scaling MuleSoft.
“Hackathons are a great way to have engineers bring new ideas that they can turn into products, improve our existing products, try out new technologies, and mainly have fun,” says Mariano Capurro, VP of Engineering at MuleSoft.
Many young women love engineering and technology but by the time they reach college and the job market, far too many of them have been discouraged to follow their passion and drop out of the field. The National Girls Collaborative Project reports that while female and male students enroll in advanced math and science courses at comparable rates, women ultimately receive far fewer degrees in computer science and engineering (17.9% and 19.3% of degrees,
immediately got to work brainstorming what to build. Very quickly we gravitated towards creating an interactive IoT installation that would illustrate how MuleSoft’s technology makes it easy to connect the world’s data and devices together in interesting and useful ways.
A while ago MuleSoft started considering sponsoring an organization supporting women in technology. There were many to choose from but we wanted to work closely with an organization that would allow us to be very involved. We also wanted to be inclusive since technology is not just about coding. Luckily, we learned that a new branch of Girls in Tech was getting started in Argentina and were looking for sponsors to organize a hackathon,
Get ready to win $1 Million at the Salesforce Hackathon!
Can you think of anything more exciting than locking yourself up for 36 hours and coding away? Neither can we! That’s why we’re excited to join the upcoming Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon, taking place on October 10th through 12th, right before the company’s annual Dreamforce conference. This year’s hackathon, assembling over 1,000 enterprise hackers from around the world,
Here at MuleSoft, every few months we take a couple days off and hold a company Hackathon. Usually these are individual efforts to build something unique and interesting using the technology and products that we create at MuleSoft.
To kick off the new year, we decided to sponsor a team event and see if we could get some creative new ideas that might be more then a single person could implement in a day.
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