Created by Major League Hacking (MLH), this series of guides detail software solutions that manage various aspects of a codefest or hackathon, developed from elite student hackathon organizers from around the globe.
Review HackMIT’s Virtual Hackathon guide that empowers Hackathon organizers to create efficient systems
Launch your Hackathon event through the creation of a GitHub page. Once launched, offers like Typeform and Mailgun will help you promote your event by using the tools to create registration forms, survey participants and send, receive, and track emails.
Launch your Hackathon event through the creation of a GitHub Page, where you can build your hackathon website from scratch.
Use Typeform to survey, send forms and collect the information of hackathon participants.
With Mailgun’s intuitive features, it allows you to send, receive, and track email effortlessly.
Communication & Collaboration
Keep your community connected by using GitHub Discussions. A collaborative communication forum for the community around an open source project.
Jumpstart your real time collaboration with VS Code Live Share and GitLens, the #1 Git extension for VS Code providing auto-linking and rich hover information for GitHub pull requests and issues. These tools will help you track who committed what and when during an event.
Offers and additional benefits
The MLH Hackathon Organizer Guide
Learn some of the practices used by hackathon organizers all around the world. This guide should contain the greatest advice, suggestions, and tips you need to launch a great hackathon event.
HackMIT’s Open-Source Software
Add some sparkle to any hackathon event using this curated selection of top open-source projects and resources from HackMIT.
GitHub Discussions QuickStart Guide
Create a collaborative communication forum for your next virtual hackathon.