Mark Kolev is a Websmith Group staff developer. Mark has a Computer Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a driven individual with a great love for technology and what it holds for the future. His current focus is in C# and ASP.NET, and android mobile development.

Hackathons: A Student Perspective

In its rawest form, a hackathon is an event where a participant comes in with an idea and leaves with a working prototype. Just a few short years ago, the concept of hackathons were just emerging, with a few colleges spearheading the movement. Today, hundreds of schools in the United States have hosted their own hackathons, with colleges in Europe and Asia participating as well, all under the Major League Hacking Organization.