Yahoo Hack Together is a virtual hackathon and an opportunity to join our open source communities and improve the projects that power the products and apps you love.
There are a variety of ways you can participate ranging from contributing code, designs, proofreading, technical documentation, translations, accessibility, and user experience.
We are excited to offer the following categories:
$100 SWAG BUNDLE
Top merged PR per project
$100 SWAG BUNDLE
Individual(s) with the most merged pull requests.
$50 SWAG BUNDLE
Individual(s) with the second most merged pull requests
T-Shirt & SWAG BUNDLE
First 300 individuals with a merged pull request
A library that provides solutions for managing big data off the JVM heap. These thread-safe solutions allow applications to store data off-heap significantly reducing memory footprint and GC overhead.
Vespa lets you do selection, organization and machine-learned model inference over billions of constantly changing data items, serving thousands of queries per second with latency below 100 milliseconds.
Yavin is a framework for rapidly building custom data applications that offers both a UI and an API. In addition, Yavin can be deployed as a standalone Business Intelligence tool.
To request accommodations please contact us at email@example.com or +1 312 803 5150. Accommodation requests should be made by March 14, 2021, one week prior to the event.
Yes! We are excited to offer several ways in addition to writing code to get involved. After all, good code is just one piece of a successful open source project: Accessibility Reviews (For those with experience using and testing with assistive technology), reviewing documentation, translations, user experience reviews (projects & websites), social media content suggestions & improvements.
Yes, you can read them here.
Yes - all aspects of the Hackathon are online. The event website, tutorial & intro videos, contribution guidelines, documentation, source code, Slack channel, are all available online.
You are welcome to work with a team on open issues but only one individual will be eligible to win prizes for each prize category.
Yes, Verizon Media employees can participate but please see internal guidance for rules & policy.