John Mulhausen

During DockerCon 2017, Docker’s docs team will be running the first-ever Docker Docs hackathon, and you’re invited to participate and win prizes – whether you attend DockerCon or are just watching the proceedings online. Essentially, it’s a bug-bash! We have a number of bugs filed against our docs up on GitHub for you to grab. You can participate in one of two ways: With the docs team’s help in the fourth floor hack room at DockerCon on Tuesday, April 18th and Wednesday, April 19th, from 1-6pm. Online! Right here! During the whole week of DockerCon (April 17th – 21st). Or,…

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Lisa McNicol

The judges have deliberated, our community has voted, and the results are in! We are happy to announce the top 5 submissions of the Docker 1.12 Hackathon. In case you missed it, the theme of the hackathon was to build, ship, and run a distributed software application using a release candidate of Docker 1.12. We encouraged participants to hack the new features included in Docker 1.12, such as: Swarm Mode, Cryptographic node identity, Service API, and Build-in routing mesh.

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Michelle Antebi

With the recent announcement of Docker 1.12, we are happy to announce that today marks the first day of the Docker 1.12 Hackathon! Now that the hackathon is open for registration, participants are encouraged to hack using the new features included in Docker 1.12 including: Swarm Mode, the Service Deployment API, and the built-in routing mesh. For the Docker 1.12 Hackathon, we are using a platform called DevPost, which allows participants to review the rules, submit their hacks, view other hacks, participate in and start discussions, and easily find other participants with similar interests or complementary skills to join forces with!…

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Victor Coisne

In the DockerCon closing keynote Dieter Reuter from Hypriot presented a demo running 500 Docker containers on a Raspberry Pi 2 device. Convinced that this number of containers could be at least doubled, Dieter then challenged the Docker community to beat his personal record. As of now, the current record stands at 2334 web servers running in containers on a single Raspberry Pi 2. You can see the original demo here: [youtube:”https://youtu.be/MHJmNZSRve0?t=1m48s”]

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Victor Coisne

Two weeks ago, we proudly announced the organization of a global open-source-a-thon to celebrate the Docker project’s 2nd birthday. Today, we’re excited to share more details around the event series and how you can participate. During the week of March 23rd, the docker community will be hosting over a dozen open-source-a-thon parties around the world. At these parties the Docker core team and expert developers from the Go community will teach and guide participants on how to contribute to open source. Contributions to the project at these events and in the weeks following will count toward our donation to the…

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Victor Coisne

On the weekend before DockerCon, the team at Docker, Inc decided to host a 24-hour Docker-centric hackathon. Big thanks to Chef for sponsoring this event. While participants were not allowed to start the project in advance, they were encouraged to brainstorm prior to the hackathon. Follow these links to view all the photos from day 1 and day 2.     Each team (1 to 3 people) had exactly 24 hours to complete the project, including the time required to create all materials needed for their presentation in front of the hackathon jury. Here are the selection criteria used by the jury: Only applications that actually run were judged. Each project…

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