0
What the hack?
Pradeep B V
Product Manager
Social Platforms, Yahoo!
Hi, I am Pradeep B V – I <3 h@ck!ng
& also Hyderabadi Biriyani ;-)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/indi/8536505966/
celebration of unrestrained learning,
coding, camaraderie, demos,
awards, fun & food
hackday: n.
2013
A hacker is a passionate, skilled and
creative technologist who thrives on
building innovative solutions to real world
pro...
Dreamer Hacker Coder
And surely attend
Yahoo! Hack India
An innovative solution to a real world
problem; quick and dirty workaround, yet
effective.
hack: n.
amusing hacks
just like that
progressive hacks
it can be done better
cool hacks
lets chill
hot hacks
this rocks
hardware hacks
cuz tinkering is fun
Raspberry Eye In The Sky
Raspberry Picrowave
disruptive hacks
a whole new world
jugaad
do it desi ishtylee
Hack for Good – Make the world a better place
social hacks
for the larger good !
hackday survival tips !!
Every good work of software starts by
scratching a developer’s personal itch.
To solve an interesting problem, start by
fi...
Look up other hacks
http://hacks.developer.yahoo.com
Get the right skills on your team
+ =
Don’t boil the ocean
http://www.geekalerts.com/boil-buoy-a-boiling-water-chime/
build one good thing
Choose the right tools
http://www.ethankociela.com/sketchy-social-icons.ph
Learn something new
challenge yourself
Tackle the hard problems first
save yourself the panic attack
Don’t be afraid to ask for help
tech crew is on the house
Stay up all night
I am your friend!
Create & iterate
http://zurb.com/article/1006/create-iterate-before-it-s-just-too-late
Put your code on github
http://octodex.github.com/socialite/
Take a Break & have fun
Presenting your hack
Do not show us slides about your hack
http://static.biola.edu/chimes/media/photos/2010/Dec/15/cache/Sleeping%20class_galle...
Instead show us what you have done
Technical glitches happen
Have a plan-B
Record a screencast
Do not depend on internet
Keep your stuff ready in browser
Rehearse the demo
How we judge the hacks
Solves a real problem + working prototype
Displays Creative Thinking, and pushes the
boundaries of ...
One more thing…
Keep your hack live
Show others what you have done
Publish your code on github
Join us and take it even fu...
You have the spices…
42
Lets cook some biryani…
43
www.evernewrecipes.com
Yahoo! Hack India: Hyderabad 2013 | YDN & Hacking 101
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  • No, I wasn’t paying fine: http://www.kiruba.com/2007/07/case-of-dumb-email-forward.htmlI was working with the policeman to fix the LED baord: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/variable-message-signboards-start-working/article391914.ece
  • While my wife loves Hyderabadi pearls… 
  • Hackday is more than just code and caffeine… how many of you have been hackdays/hacknights/hackathons before?
  • Y! had the first open hackday in 2006. We have been having events in India @ Bangalore since 2007.
  • We also go to campuses around the globe for university hackdays at top universities
  • And we love to go where hackers are… hackerarabad today is the day of reckoning.
  • Hackers builds innovative solutions for real world problems
  • So who is a hacker? Dreamer + Coder = Hacker!
  • It’s not easy to be recognized as a hacker as you might have noticed. You have shown your coding chops! And left behind 1000 others. Wear your hacker badge with pride! Give yourself a round of applause.
  • What if its quick and dirty, as long as it solves an interesting problem its an hack!
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-hXcRtbj1Y – Coke &amp; Mentos powered car!https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nk.telpunchPlay a punch dialoguesfrom your Android device..
  • TweetDeck did what the official twitter client couldn&apos;t doFitBit Aria wifi weighing scale – cuz we need an API for our weight data!Tumblr made content creation dead easy…
  • SnapChat – ephemeral messagingAny.Do – task management for the procrastinators
  • If a photo can be worth a thousand words, then what about videos? - Vine, Instagram, Flickr
  • http://madebynathan.com/2013/07/10/raspberry-pi-powered-microwave/http://www.daveakerman.com/?p=1154 - Raspberry powered eye in the sky
  • www.airbnb.com – disrupted the hotel industryhttp://formlabs.com/ - democratizing 3D printinghttp://www.redbus.in/ - bus ticketing made easyhttps://squareup.com/ - plastic payments made easy
  • We are nation of tinkerers…. From temples to hostel rooms you can see a hack around you…
  • And sometimes we have to think big…
  • Hacks for social goodhttp://myneta.info/http://www.ipaidabribe.com/http://www.circleof6app.com/
  • Here are things to keep note of…
  • Don’t go around hunting for esoteric ideas….. look at the problems you face and see if you can solve it through a hack!
  • And look for inspiration or ideas… amongst other hacks, there may be some open source code available for you to use…
  • Make sure you have a well rounded team with complimentary skills. Attend the Design Clinic to get help.
  • Don’t try to solve everything in your hack.. Concentrate on building the one thing that makes us take notice!
  • Choose the tool(s) that right for your hack.
  • Don’t be afraid to try out new things…
  • This way you will not be stuck midway through the hackday and revisit your plans late in the night.
  • We are all here to help…. And we have been through this and can help you avoid common pitfalls.
  • And we will be up with you….
  • Code and caffeine – match made in heaven
  • http://zurb.com/article/1006/create-iterate-before-it-s-just-too-late
  • Its mandatory to put your code on github
  • Enjoy the food, make friends, and look for a surprise later in the evening…
  • Powerpoint = Fail!
  • We love demos….
  • Things go wrong, we understand!
  • You have only 90 seconds to showcase your hack. So have a Plan B in case things go wrong!
  • Y! is interested in hacks around making the daily habits of people inspiring and entertaining!
  • Make your hack live forever…. Hackers choice award depends on how may people like your hack…
  • Transcript of "Yahoo! Hack India: Hyderabad 2013 | YDN & Hacking 101"

    1. 1. What the hack? Pradeep B V Product Manager Social Platforms, Yahoo!
    2. 2. Hi, I am Pradeep B V – I <3 h@ck!ng
    3. 3. & also Hyderabadi Biriyani ;-) http://www.flickr.com/photos/indi/8536505966/
    4. 4. celebration of unrestrained learning, coding, camaraderie, demos, awards, fun & food hackday: n.
    5. 5. 2013
    6. 6. A hacker is a passionate, skilled and creative technologist who thrives on building innovative solutions to real world problems. hacker: n.
    7. 7. Dreamer Hacker Coder
    8. 8. And surely attend Yahoo! Hack India
    9. 9. An innovative solution to a real world problem; quick and dirty workaround, yet effective. hack: n.
    10. 10. amusing hacks just like that
    11. 11. progressive hacks it can be done better
    12. 12. cool hacks lets chill
    13. 13. hot hacks this rocks
    14. 14. hardware hacks cuz tinkering is fun Raspberry Eye In The Sky Raspberry Picrowave
    15. 15. disruptive hacks a whole new world
    16. 16. jugaad do it desi ishtylee
    17. 17. Hack for Good – Make the world a better place
    18. 18. social hacks for the larger good !
    19. 19. hackday survival tips !!
    20. 20. Every good work of software starts by scratching a developer’s personal itch. To solve an interesting problem, start by finding a problem that is interesting to you - The Cathedral and the Bazaar Scratch your own itch
    21. 21. Look up other hacks http://hacks.developer.yahoo.com
    22. 22. Get the right skills on your team + =
    23. 23. Don’t boil the ocean http://www.geekalerts.com/boil-buoy-a-boiling-water-chime/ build one good thing
    24. 24. Choose the right tools http://www.ethankociela.com/sketchy-social-icons.ph
    25. 25. Learn something new challenge yourself
    26. 26. Tackle the hard problems first save yourself the panic attack
    27. 27. Don’t be afraid to ask for help tech crew is on the house
    28. 28. Stay up all night
    29. 29. I am your friend!
    30. 30. Create & iterate http://zurb.com/article/1006/create-iterate-before-it-s-just-too-late
    31. 31. Put your code on github http://octodex.github.com/socialite/
    32. 32. Take a Break & have fun
    33. 33. Presenting your hack
    34. 34. Do not show us slides about your hack http://static.biola.edu/chimes/media/photos/2010/Dec/15/cache/Sleeping%20class_gallery_view.JPG
    35. 35. Instead show us what you have done
    36. 36. Technical glitches happen
    37. 37. Have a plan-B Record a screencast Do not depend on internet Keep your stuff ready in browser Rehearse the demo
    38. 38. How we judge the hacks Solves a real problem + working prototype Displays Creative Thinking, and pushes the boundaries of what we’ve seen before Great User Experience Uses data or technology in a unique & interesting way X-factor! Realistic that it was built in 24 hours Uses technology or data from Yahoo!
    39. 39. One more thing… Keep your hack live Show others what you have done Publish your code on github Join us and take it even further! http://developer.yahoo.com/blog @ydn on twitter
    40. 40. You have the spices… 42
    41. 41. Lets cook some biryani… 43 www.evernewrecipes.com
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