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Accept the challenge. Hack your heart out.

Have you been looking for a new challenge? A project to absolutely crush? A new mission to accept? Look no further than MxHacks, the free, 24-hour low-code hackathon event hosted at Mendix World 2019.

MxHacks is the low-code hackathon for go-getters (that’s you) who want to put their skills and knowledge to the test. It’s also not just for developers. Designer, programmer, marketer, business analyst: no matter your role or your skillset, anyone with an entrepreneurial mindset is welcome. Because everyone wants to make cool stuff.

Microflow

Use the Mendix Desktop or Web Modeler to hack your low-code project.

Alarm clock

Teams will have 24 hours to hack their projects.

Team of people

4–5 person teams. Individuals will be placed on a team.

Agenda

Monday, April 15

  • 7:00 a.m.
    Registration
  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
    Team formation, keynote
  • 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Challenges announced
  • 9:00 a.m.
    Start hacking

Tuesday, April 16

  • 8:00 a.m.
    Hacking ends
  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Judging
  • 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Explore expo
  • 4:00 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony

Hackathon FAQ

MxHacks will kick off at 8 AM on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Ahoy in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Registration will begin promptly at 7 AM.
You’re so eager! We love it. You choose a sponsor-driven challenge in which you’ll build a Mendix application on top of or that integrates with a sponsor’s technology.
Aside from your laptop and phone, not much else. Well, maybe a sleeping bag, pillows, toiletries and some fresh clothes. You know, the basic necessities.
Yes, as a matter of fact. Any intellectual property developed during the hackathon will belong to the team that developed it.

Technology

How technically impressive was the hack? You’ll have the opportunity to incorporate and integrate your low-code project with IoT, blockchain, machine learning, and other technologies. So go nuts!

How big of a technical problem was tackled? Go full bore, break the walls down, think outside of that box everyone’s always talking about.

What techniques and components were used to create? Use your toolkit to your full advantage.

Design

Was there thought put into the user experience? How well designed is the interface? Make sure that people can and want to use the app.

Completion

Does the hack work? Did the team achieve what they wanted? No pithy comments here, just make it work.

Pitch

You will be assessed on the quality of your elevator pitch about your hack. Catch up on “Mad Men” and work on your delivery.

No problem—registering for MxHacks also gets you into the largest low-code event of the year.
Registering for MxHacks updates your existing registration with the extra day of programming.
All teams must be present at the event with all work on a project being done at the hackathon in the Rotterdam Ahoy Conference Center.
Still don’t believe us? It’s free!

Hackathon Participants get an exclusive, free ticket to Mendix World 2019 event on the two days following the hackathon, a €499 value!

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