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Win £500 with hack
from home

To find out more submit your email here: Submission deadline

Win prizes hacking from the comfort of your own home!

What is Hack from Home?

In addition to the event on Saturday we will be running a virtual hacking competition for the next two weeks, giving you the opportunity to create innovative apps and be in with a chance to win up to £500 for your efforts. Follow the process below in get hacking and submit your apps to the competition.

What Are we looking for?

Our expert judges will be looking for the most innovative and creative apps using APIs that are freely available. We want to see apps that are a pleasure to use and that offer something different. Other than that, it's up to you!

How can I take part?

Taking part in Hack from Home is pretty straightforward. Just follow the steps outlined below and be in with a chance to win up to £500.

1. Register your interest

Submit your email using the form above and you will be sent a confirmation email with all the information you need to enter Hack from Home.

2. Sign up to some APIs.

For Hack from Home we are allowing developers to use ANY freely available API to produce their apps. You can use two or more in combination or one API by itself, it's up to you! We want to see innovative and creative applications harnessing the power of the cloud and Windows Azure.

3. Start hacking.

You have two weeks to create an application that you think is different and innovative. The competition closes on 30th June, so be sure to submit your finished app before then!

4. Deploy your app on azure.

The only requirement we have for your submitted application is that it is deployed on Azure. This allows you to send us a url for the live application giving us the opportunity to compare all the submissions and judge who has created the greatest hack. 

5. Submit your application.

Submit you application by following the link given in your sign-up email. Once there you will need to fill in a few details about your app, such as a brief description, url for the deployed app, and a logo, if you have one!