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Facebook hosting Windows 8 hackathon

Facebook is hosting a Windows 8 hackathon at the Facebook HQ this week which will give developers the chance to build social applications on Windows 8 using .NET, HTML5 and JavaScript, and the opportunity to win prizes for the best hacks. Experts from Microsoft and Facebook will be on-hand for questions, plus Microsoft will provide the tools users need to run Windows 8 if they don't have a machine.


5:30 p.m. Doors open
5:45/6 p.m. Dinner
6:15 p.m. Talks begin
9 p.m. Talks end
9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Hack!
8 a.m. Breakfast
noon Lunch
6 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. Submission deadline
7 p.m. Demos begin

The event will take place on Friday, November 30, to 6 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at 9 p.m. (PST). You can grab a ticket for free over at EventBrite, but they'll likely go pretty quickly.

Source: EventBrite

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