Global interest in hackathons is growing fast, with many events booking out shortly after being announced. Developers keen to test out new skills in real world environments, and entrepreneurs who want to connect with a readily assembled network of do-ers are driving global growth in hackathon events. And with more businesses looking to use hackathons as a way to evangelize their APIs, there’s no sign that this trend will slow down any time soon.
Additional details have been released for Chirp, the Official Twitter Developer Conference, which we initially covered last week. Twitter developers will be pleased to learn that the conference will take place over two days on April 15-16, 2010, in San Francisco, California.