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2019 Open Data Day: Hackathon

Hackathon recap: https://library.uta.edu/scholcomm/blog/open-data-day-hackathon-recap

 

 

In celebration of Open Data Day 2019, UTA Libraries' joined the effort toward making use of open data by hosting a hackathon. See below for resources that will help you be successful. If you need assistance and don't see a volunteer around, reach out to us on Slack: opendatadayhackuta.slack.com.

 

Sponsors

  • UTA Libraries
  • Society for Artificial Intelligence
  • Golden Key
  • Association of IT Professionals

 

 


 

#OpenDataDay

 

Schedule

  • 9 am - Check In
  • 9:30 am - Introduction / Breakfast
  • 10 am - Hacking Begins
  • 10 am - Team-Building Session
  • 12:00 pm - Lunch
  • 1:30 pm - Workshop: Intro to AI
  • 4:00 pm - Workshop: Intro to GitHub
  • 6:00 pm - Dinner
  • 10:00 pm - Hacking Ends
  • 10:30 pm - Closing

                   

Guest Wifi    

UN: evt-odd

PW: Spring19                 

 

Submissions   

oddutahack.devpost.com

 

Slack Workspace  

opendatadayhackuta.slack.com


 

Hackathon Resources

Slack

Great for team communication and collaboration. Available in web, mobile, and desktop apps.

Docs, https://get.slack.help/hc/en-us

Markdown

Lightweight markup language. Great for quickly writing structured information. Cheat sheets:

Trello

Web-based project management app. Great for keeping track of project tasks.

Docs, http://help.trello.com/

git

Version control system. Great for maintaining project files that change over time. Easily distribute source code and other project files.

Docs, https://git-scm.com/doc

GitHub

A git server service with built-in collaboration tools. Free for public/open source projects; free private projects for students and educators. Great place to search for existing software. Also has free static website hosting.

Docs, https://support.github.com/

Travis CI

Continuous integration service used to build and test software projects hosted at GitHub.

Docs, https://docs.travis-ci.com/

Stack Overflow

Question and answer site for troubleshooting software issues. Answers can come pretty quickly, but be sure to follow guidelines.

AWS (Amazon Web Services)

A suite of on-demand cloud computing tool.

See especially:

Unix commands

Instructions typed into a "terminal", or "command line", that instruct a computer to do something. Great for performing repetitive tasks. For documentation and interactivity, see for example:

Text editor

A general purpose program used for editing plain text files. Great for writing source code, markdown files, etc. Some beginner-friendly open source text editors include:

Application frameworks

General purpose software for building out specific applications. Some popular open source frameworks include:

Docker

Docker R R Studio ssh unix commands creating an R package software testing python julia javascript groovy ubuntu

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Open Data Sources

Workshops

 

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

UTA Library, 6th floor parlor

1:30 pm

 

Introduction to GitHub

UTA Library, basement Data CAVE

4:00 pm

 

All Day

 

Gaming Space 

UTA Library, basement - outside the Data CAVE

PS4, Xbox One, NES, SNES