Facebook Developer Hack Moscow
On October 1 Facebook Developer Hack Moscow, the final event of World Hack series, took place at Digital October. Contests of Facebook applications developers had taken place in 11 cities of the world in 2012.
The event opened with technical session. Lead engineers of the social network, Simon Cross, Ali Parr, Stefan Crosatie, Connor Treacy and Tom Elliot told about Open Graph platform, which allows integrating external sites and applications with Facebook. They also helped participants to prepare to hack session.
During the following 6 hours developers or programmers’ teams were creating new applications. The presentation of the results and the award ceremony of the participants, who created the best applications in various categories, took place in the final part of the event. The winners were chosen by a jury, which consisted of Facebook engineers and technology experts. The developers of the best applications received prizes and get the chance to win World Hack and to visit Facebook headquarters in San-Francisco, to meet the social network team.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg arrived to Digital October to welcome event participants.