HackBU exists to foster a community of individuals who solve problems through the innovative use of technology. We host weekly development workshops, organize trips to hackathons, and hold our own hackathon yearly.
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What are these workshops?
We host weekly workshops every Thursday night on campus to help teach web and mobile development. You'll learn at your own pace, and we'll provide the resources to help you do it. We're there to answer questions, help you work through tough problems, and generally around to get you pumped up about learning to code.
What's a hackathon?
An event where "hackers" come together in teams with the intention of creating the best type of program (i.e. web app, iPhone app, etc.) or hardware project within a certain period of time. Most hackathons last between 24-48 hours and are full of caffeine, food, prizes, and little sleep.
Is experience necessary?
Not at all! Over 2/3 of HackBU members have no programming experience.