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Hackathon Hamburg 2014

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Eclipse Hackathon.jpg What is a Hackathon?


In this event you can join the Eclipse community to help improving Eclipse. No previous Eclipse development knowledge is required.

In this event you can learn how to help Eclipse by:

  • hacking the Eclipse source code
  • testing Eclipse
  • validating Eclipse bug reports

If you are an Eclipse user, contributor or committer, we hope this event will be a lot of fun for you. Attendees can hack away with the help of experiences Eclipse developers and can help to improve the Eclipse platform and its projects.

So, bring your laptop and be ready to see some code!



Date and Time

Approximately in the beginning of March 2014 (tba)


We'll try to support the following solutions for this upcoming Hackathon:

  • Target Platform for the 4.4.x build
  • Team Project Set (*.psf) for an easy checkout of the sources


You choose what you hack during the event. For inspiration, the following projects might be interesting.

Eclipse platform List of bugs to fix.

e4 Tools List of bugs to fix.

ECF List of bugs to fix.

UOMo List of bugs to fix.


It will be helpful if you register your user already for Gerrit contributions and make yourself familiar with the Eclipse platform. See lists of resources for futher information.


  1. Lars Vogel, vogella GmbH
  2. Philip Wenig, OpenChrom
  3. Markus Alexander Kuppe
  4. Martin Lippert

Who Is Attending

If you plan on attending, please add your name and email address to the list below. We use the email to notify you in case something changes. If you have any trouble with the wiki, just send an email to the organizers.

List of resources

  1. Tutorial about Eclipse platform development
  2. How to configure your user to contribute via Gerrit
  3. Eclipse plug-in development tutorial

Last Hackathon

Our previous Hackathon in Hamburg: Eclipse-Hackathon 2014/01/17


Wording inspired by DemoCamp 2013 Hamburg and Hackathon 2012 Vancouver

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