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UKFast Open Source Hackathon 2020

30.10.2020 by Laura Valentine

Last week we marked Hacktoberfest in style, hosting our very own Hackathon, sponsored by Intel. A celebration of open source, the UKFast hackathon was open to the whole business, encouraging participants to get involved and show off their skills by creating an open source project of their choice.    The event kicked off on Saturday 24th October and everyone had until 5pm the following day to submit their creations. Let’s recap how it went, and the fantastic projects our team worked on.   Why host the Hackathon?  If you read our previous blog, you’ll know there are lots of compelling reasons to get involved with open source development. At UKFast we’re passionate about encouraging open source contribution, empowering our clients and providing exciting opportunities…

Why get involved in open source development?

5.10.2020 by Laura Valentine

Forget Halloween, October is all about Hacktoberfest! The annual event is a great reminder of all the reasons to get involved with open source development, shining light on the growing community of students, developers and businesses making exciting contributions.   What is open source development?  Opensource…

Stay ‘Appy, Avoid Rejection

9.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

Oh rejection, why are you the worst?? We’ve all been there – unpublished articles you wrote, family holidays you weren’t invited on (don’t ask), the boy you fancied like mad in nursery school who went out with your best mate…