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Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
Hacking 101 - An Introduction to HackU at IIT Kanpur
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  • Introduce Crew on Stage
  • How does this word resonate with you?
  • Jargon File
  • Often misrepresented in the media
  • So what is a hacker?
  • Hack U - Bring the concept from our internal Hack Days and Open Hack days to Universities
  • Find solutions to the problems!
  • Find something that always annoyed you with systems you use... ...and build a workaround.
  • Random Hacks of Kindness
  • Be ready to play with new technologies
  • Hacks need not be complex. It need not be the next big thing. You don’t need to have a product out in 24 hours.
  • Don’t try to solve everything in your hack..
  • You have only 24 hours.
  • Mashup or Shutup.
  • Everything that yahoo does for developers is located. With documentations, code examples
  • Everything that yahoo does for developers is located. With documentations, code examples
  • Record screencastDo not depend on internetKeep your stuff ready in browser
  • Tell us about your progress
  • In our fourms / groups – developer.yahoo.com/forums
  • Transcript

    • 1. BalajiNarayanan<br />Hacking 101<br />
    • 2. Hacking?<br />
    • 3. “Someone who makes furniture with an axe”<br />- Hacker in German<br />
    • 4. hacker: n.<br />A person who enjoys exploring the details of programmable systems and how to stretch their capabilities<br />
    • 5. “Hacking” is a constructive term.<br />“Cracking” is destructive<br />
    • 6. “Altering a system to do what you want it to do using what is at your disposal”<br />- Christian Heilmann<br />
    • 7.
    • 8. Hack Day<br />
    • 9. 24 hours of un-interrupted, unrestrained coding and innovation<br />
    • 10. Hack<br />
    • 11. Eat<br />
    • 12. Get Help<br />
    • 13. Recharge<br />
    • 14. Have Fun<br />
    • 15. Hack<br />Fix<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/rlerdorf/3250595638/<br />
    • 16. Present<br />
    • 17. Win<br />
    • 18. Where do I start?<br />
    • 19. A good hack starts with an idea…<br />
    • 20. Fix something you use every day<br />
    • 21. Build something you will use yourself<br />
    • 22. Hack for Good - Make the world a better place<br />
    • 23. Go local – tools for helping your local community<br />
    • 24. Don’t limit yourself to your favorite toys<br />
    • 25. A good hack doesn’t need to be a big thing<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/capricorndragon/4000384412/<br />
    • 26. Don’t look for features. Concentrate on one thing <br />Don’t look to solve everything<br />
    • 27. You only have 24 hours<br />
    • 28. Find things that already work<br />And put them together<br />
    • 29. Show us what can be built using the systems we (and others) offer.<br />
    • 30. http://developer.yahoo.com<br />
    • 31. http://www.github.com/<br />
    • 32. To build a typical web hack you need data, access and an interface <br />
    • 33. Yahoo! has opened up its data<br />
    • 34. Search (BOSS), Flickr, <br />Geo, Social, Mail, Messenger<br />…<br />
    • 35. And so have others<br />
    • 36. Programmable web lists 2182 APIs in their API directory<br />Twitter, Facebook, Google, …<br />
    • 37. To access these you can use YQL <br />
    • 38. YQL is a SQL-Like Language that lets you …<br />
    • 39. … filter, combine, tweak data across hundreds of Web Services. <br />http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console<br />
    • 40. How will you build a system to calculate distance between two places?<br />
    • 41. Use Vincenty&apos;s formulae<br />
    • 42. Or use YQL<br />
    • 43. Select kilometers FROM geo.distance where place1=“lucknow” AND place2=“kanpur” <br />
    • 44.
    • 45. YQL has more to it<br />
    • 46. There’s also Yahoo Pipes to do this visually<br />
    • 47. http://pipes.yahoo.com/<br />
    • 48. Data however is not enough.<br />
    • 49. You also need working interfaces<br />
    • 50. Technologies are easy:<br />HTML, CSS, Javascript<br />
    • 51. Making it work on all browsers and OS is tricky<br />
    • 52. YUI<br />
    • 53. http://developer.yahoo.com/yui<br />
    • 54. What about reach?<br />
    • 55. You can build and wait for people to come<br />
    • 56. Or build where people are already there<br />
    • 57. YAP<br />http://developer.yahoo.com/yap<br />
    • 58. Presenting your hack<br />
    • 59. Do not show us slides about your hack<br />
    • 60. Instead show us what you have done<br />
    • 61. Technical glitches happen<br />
    • 62. Have a plan-B<br />
    • 63. And once you are done<br />
    • 64. Keep your hack live for others to see<br />
    • 65. Show other hackers what you have done<br />
    • 66. Publish your code on github<br />
    • 67. Join us and take it even further!<br />
    • 68. Innovation has no limits<br />
    • 69. Go Hack !!!<br />Have Fun<br />
    • 70. Thank You<br />Balaji Narayanan<br />@balajijegan<br />http://balajin.net/blog/<br />http://slideshare.net/balajijegan/<br />
    • 71. Hack Resources<br />http://developer.yahoo.com<br />http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console<br />http://github.com/yahoo<br />http://hackyourworld.org/<br />http://github.com/codepo8/hackday-toolbox/<br />http://talks.php.net/show/hacku/<br />

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