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This year, with a prize pool of $100,000, the stakes are higher and the devs are even brighter.
— OpenBracket (@openbracketDE) August 3, 2017
While the qualifying round has come and gone, those with top-level skills can still toss their hat in the ring as walk-on challengers.
Philly is no stranger to hackathons, where the goal is usually building a workable product during a pizza-fueled weekend (or, more recently, during a more organized monthlong push in the style of Code for Philly). Often, the focus at hackathons are more on collaborative effort, frequently with a social impact slant. Think accessibility, democracy, gender equality, etc.
But OpenBracket, mind you, is strictly a coding competition, where the push is more on technical skill.
The goal for the coding competition — put forth by a collective that includes Zip Code Wilmington, Short Order Production House, First State Innovation and us at Technical.ly — is highlighting Delaware’s steadily growing tech community.
But what if we brought the top prize to the 215? 😉-30-
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