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What is Local Hack Day: Learn 2022? 

Local Hack Day: Learn is your opportunity to spend a week focused on learning the skills you’ve always wanted to tackle. In accepting this quest, you are in for an adventure featuring workshops, fun mini-events, challenges, panels, and more. These will help you to earn experience points no matter what level of hacking you are at, whether it’s writing your first lines of code or creating a multi-faceted project. 

We will be bringing back all of your favorite features from Local Hack Day Learn, Build, and Share 2021 like challenges, live technical sessions with MLHers, mini-events galore, and some cool content from our partners! Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Beginner-friendly workshops

  • Challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial

  • Hacker-run guilds

  • Talks from friends of MLH and our partners

  • Live sessions run by MLHers

  • And maybe an appearance from Totally Not Ryan (TNR)

Can I get swag at this event?

Yes, of course! LHD: Learn will feature some amazing 2022 Hackathon Season swag…you’ll have to participate to find out exactly what you’re getting!  

 What is a Guild? How can I be a part of it?

One of the best parts of our community is that it allows people to meet and make connections with others, regardless of where you live. guilds are smaller communities within Major League Hacking. Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone. 

 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

Look out, a Snake!

And by snakes, we mean Python, the programming language. Create a project in python and submit on the Day 4 Devpost.

Create a To Do List Application

Ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of tasks you need to complete? Having your own to do list application can help organize your tasks and increase your productivity! Create your own and make sure you add a to-do to submit it on the Day 4 Devpost.

Create a Brand Concept for something you love

Calling all artists and designers! For this challenge, we want you to pick one of your favorite things, places, or concepts and create branding for it. You can make this as detailed or simple as you’d like. You could make logos, flyers, a website mockup, social posts, or anything else you need your fictional company might use! Submit your work on our Day 4 Devpost.

Project Generator

Sometimes the hardest part of being a hacker is thinking of your next hackathon project. Create a generator to give you project ideas for the future. Show it to us on the Day 4 Devpost.

Learn a New Programming language

Local Hack Day: Learn is all about learning new things, so take some time to day to write some code in a new language. Tell us about it on our Day 4 Devpost.

Learn how to make a video game using Kaboom.js!

Kaboom is a JavaScript game programming library that helps you make games fast and fun! Checkout this video tutorial to help guide you through the steps of making a Flappy Bird inspired game using Kaboom.js! Need more inspiration? Check out this hacker making a pong-inspired game.
Submit the link to your Repl in the Day 4 Devpost.

Build a PDF Exam Creator

Form fields are versatile data objects in PDFs. Create a self-grading exam PDF using Foxit form fields and JavaScript! Your PDF should collect test answers, grade the exam and email results automatically! Download the PDF editor (https://hackp.ac/LHDLearn-FoxitPDF) to get started. Learn more about PDF scripting at https://hackp.ac/LHDLearn-FoxitScripting

Learn How to Webscrape

We know hackers always want to learn web scraping at hackathons, so we want to encourage you to explore this subject during LHD: Learn. You don’t need to scrape the web to submit it, the link to our Day 4 Devpost is right here.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period(Wednesday, October 13th at 12 PM EST - Thursday, October 14th at 12 PM EST

When relevent, your code must be available in some sort of public repository. 

If you're continuing work on an old project, you MUST specify in your Devpost what was worked on 1) before this day one of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022 and 2) during day day of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022.  

Judges

Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    Local Hack Day: Learn is about celebrating our love for learning. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to hackers who complete these challenges.

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