hack.summit() 2016 virtual conference and hackathon

hack.summit() is a virtual event for developers presented by Pluralsight which will take place "on the wire" on February 22nd-25th, 2016.

This years' hack.summit() holds three titles:

  • The largest virtual conference in history
  • The largest programming conference in history
  • The largest hackathon in history

and it has some really interesting speakers like programming language creators, open-source contributors, and thought leaders like:

  • JON SKEET - #1 answerer on StackOverflow
  • KENT BECK - Creator of Extreme Programming, creator of TDD
  • DAVID HEINEMEIER HANSSON - Creator of Ruby on Rails
  • JOEL SPOLSKY - Co-founder and CEO of StackOverflow, founder of Trello
  • YEHUDA KATZ - Ember.js author, Rails Core contributor
  • TOM CHI - Creator  of Google Glass
  • BRIAN FOX - Inventor of GNU Bash Shell
  • ORION HENRY - Founder of Heroku
  • ROD VAGG - Node.js Technical Chair and Core Committer
  • and many others...

On top of that, there will be a virtual hackathon on February 20th-21st. One can compete alone or in a team. The prize pool is also worth mentioning 150k$ times :).

This should definitely be interesting so make sure you check it out if you're into these kind of things...

Written by Nikola Brežnjak