Analytics for everyone, from anywhere: Tableau helps people see and understand data.  Our DataDev community extends Tableau's capabilities by creating new, innovative ways to enable our users to use and analyze their data. 

The DataDev Hackathon challenges developers to to fine-tune the Tableau platform for specific use cases and create ways to innovate for Tableau customers worldwide.

Hacks are limited only by your imagination! Build integrations, extensions, or other useful tools using Tableau’s APIs.  

Requirements

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To develop a solution using the Tableau Developer Platform and supported Tableau tools and APIs to extend, strengthen, or integrate the power of Tableau.  
  • Include a Project built with the required developer tools and meets the above Project Requirements.
  • Include a text description that should explain the features and functionality of your Project.
  • Include a demonstration video of your Project
  • Include a URL to a code repository on GitHub or another code repository platform

Submissions to the Hackathon must meet the following requirements:

  • Include a Project built with the required developer tools and meets the above Project Requirements.
  • Include a text description that should explain the features and functionality of your Project.
  • Include a demonstration video of your Project. The video portion of the submission:
    • should be less than three (3) minutes

    • should include footage that shows the Project functioning on the device for which it was built

    • must be uploaded to and made publicly visible on YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook Video, or Youku, and a link to the video must be provided on the submission form on the Hackathon Website

  • Include a URL to a code repository on GitHub or another code repository platform. If the code repository is private, Entrant must provide access to the GitHub account @kglover29.
  • Include a list of the APIs and Development tools used within the project.
  • Include potential further improvements to your Project if more time were permitted. 
  • Be the original work of the Entrants, be solely owned by the Entrants, and not violate the IP rights of any other person or entity.

Language Requirements: All Submission materials must be in English or, if not in English, the Entrant must provide an English translation of the demonstration video, text description, and testing instructions as well as all other materials submitted.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$14,000 in prizes

1st Prize

Tableau Conference pass (one per
person up to 4 people), equivalent to
$1800 USD for each pass + iPad Pro Apple (one per person up to 4
people), equivalent to $800 USD for each
iPad

2nd prize

A Nintendo Switch (one per person up to
4 people), equivalent to $500 USD.

3rd prize

A Lego set (one per person up to 4
people), equivalent to $400 USD.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Kevin Glover

Kevin Glover
Director, Partners & Developers Product Management, Tableau at Salesforce

Jac Fitzgerald

Jac Fitzgerald
Software Engineering LMTS, Tableau at Salesforce

Marcelo Has

Marcelo Has
Sr. Analytic Consultant, Swift Insights

More to be announced

More to be announced

Judging Criteria

  • Technological Implementation
    Does the interaction with Tableau demonstrate quality software development?
  • Design
    Is the user experience and design of the project well thought out?
  • Potential Impact:
    How big of an impact could the project have on the [specific community or target audience]?
  • Quality of the idea
    How creative and unique is the project?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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