The foursquare global hackathon takes place on September 17th-18th in cities all around the world. This is a great opportunity for developers to get together and work on a foursquare app that you could finish and take to market in just one day. With the help of other coders, foursquare experts and everyone else attending the event, you could end up with a really solid product at the end of the hackathon. Foursquare is hiring so this is also a great time to show off your skills. Continue reading for more info.
The foursquare community is over 10 million strong and on the weekend of September 17th-18th, communities all around the world are doing a round-the-clock hacking session. Foursquare will be hosting some of the hackathons in their official buildings in NYC, San Fran, Tokyo and Paris, but there are developers in over 70 regions banding together to make cool apps. There will be prizes, swag, and featured blog posts for the best hacks, no matter where in the world they come from.
For those who are in Ottawa (BlackBerryCool HQ), Magmic will be doing a presentation on integrating mobile games into foursquare to increase sales and gain more exposure.