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May 30-31, 2020

HeadSpin Automation Hackathon

Automation Hackathon

36 Hours | Online | Web & Mobile

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Worlds (Web & Mobile)
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Weeks HeadSpin Plaform Access
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Mins with Jonathan Lipps for each Winner

I'm a Automator. Why should I attend?

  • Opportunity to solve Interesting Automation Challenges in limited time.
  • Rare chance to compete with hundreds of other Automation Professionals.
  • Prizes worth INR 50,000, 2 Weeks Headspin Platform Access up for grab.
  • Personalised 1-1 Feedback and Mentoring Session with Jonathan Lipps.
  • Network with other community Testers, discuss how they test and learn from them.
  • Know about 'HeadSpin', 'HeadSpin University', and the future they are planning for community.
  • Get to know about 'The Test Tribe' Community and exciting future we are planning for Testers.

Event Schedule

10:00 AM IST 30th May to 10:00 PM IST 31st May

Fully Virtual Event

Event Schedule (All timings are in IST):
30th May | Saturday
    • 10 AM – Virtual Arrival & Networking
    • 10:15 AM – Interesting Games & Exciting Rewards
    • 10:30 AM – HeadSpin and HeadSpin University Introduction
    • 10:45 AM – HeadSpin Platform Demo (Pro Tip: You will need this knowledge in the challenge ๐Ÿ˜€ )
    • 11:00 AM – The Test Tribe Introduction
    • 11:10 AM – Event Schedule, Format & Rules Briefing
    • 11:30 AM – Challenges Revealed
    • 11:45 AM – Battle Begins

31st May | Sunday
    • 9:00 PM – Stop everything & Commit your Project.
    • 9:15 PM – Submit Git Repo Information
    • 9:30 PM – Update on Evaluation Process & Result Date
    • 9:45 PM – Closing Remarks
    • 10: 00 PM – Wrap ๐Ÿ™‚

Read Event Rules here.

Event Platform

We will reveal the Platform details closer to the Event.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is this an Automation Hackathon, or a Testing Hackathon?

Answer: This is an Automation Hackathon with challenges to be solved in both Web and Mobile Automation.

2. Is this a Web Automation Hackathon, or a Mobile Automation Hackathon?

Answer: Both. We will have challenges for both Web and Mobile Automation.

3. What Tech Stack is allowed to solve the given Automation Challenges?

Answer: We are not restricting it. You can use whatever modern day stack you are comfortable with as long as as you are not thinking about RPA or a Script-less Automation Tool/Framework.

4. Will Tech Stack selection have any weightage in the Evaluation?

Answer: No. It wonโ€™t have.

5. Do I need to have Devices (Laptop / Smartphone) available?

Answer: Yes, based on whether you pick the Web Automation Challenge or Mobile Automation Challenge.

6. Any other prerequisites?

Answer: Make sure you have a strong primary Internet connection and arrange a backup connection as well if possible.

7. Where would the participants submit their code?

Answer: You will have to submit it via Git Repository, sharing the URL with us.

8. Can we participate in a group?

Answer: Yes, we recommend participating as a Team/Group as that would allow you to do more and better work in a given time. Max team size can be 4.

9. I have few queries, how do I contact the Organizer?

Answer: Please email us at contact[at]thetesttribe.com

10. Is this a free to attend Event?

Answer: Technically Yes. INR 100 charge is there which is fully refundable once you attend the event.

11. Is this “Open to all” Event?

Answer: No, unfortunately. To make it an interesting competition, only Automation Professionals with at least 1 year of Automation Experience are allowed to participate.

12. What would be the Evaluation Process?

Answer: There will be multiple Evaluation Rounds. First-round would be done by The Test Tribe Panel, after which the final 10 would be sent to HeadSpin Team. Jonathan Lipps and the team would then select the Top 3 Winners.

About 'HeadSpin'

HeadSpin provides #Mobile, #IoT, and #5G solutions to optimize connected experiences across applications, devices, and networks.

HeadSpin allows developers to test and monitor their apps in real time, on real devices and in real world conditions before, during and after an app is released. Infrastructure consists of 32,000+ SIM enabled devices in 160+ locations in 110+ countries across 1,000+ telecom networks.

Supports every type of iOS and Android device including phones, tablets, wearables and TVs, all through an API with no SDK required and all browsers

Find out how why HeadSpin is trusted by some of the largest enterprises in the world at https://www.headspin.io.

About 'HeadSpin University'

HeadSpin University connects leaders in the test automation industry with a global student audience. With a focus on practical skills like a solid use of Appium and Selenium, students learn how to use automation effectively, so they can write excellent tests that solve real problems and create real value for their teams.

HeadSpin University gives students access to the HeadSpin global test platform to develop their automation skills and display evidence of their abilities.

HeadSpin University offers free intro classes as well as industry certificates, which are based on coursework, coding challenges, and instructor feedback.

About 'The Test Tribe Community'

The Test Tribe is proudly India’s Fastest Growing Testing Community. We are on a mission to co-create “Smarter, Prouder and Confident Testers” by providing offline and online platforms where they can “Collaborate, Learn, and Grow” together.

The Test Tribe Community formed in January 2018, have done 80+ Events (Meetups, Hackathons, Workshops, TestAway, AMA, Webinar, etc) so far across India(Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, Noida, Hyderabad, Chennai, Goa, Shimla). This is just a beginning and there is much more coming.

Join The Test Tribe Community here where thousands of other Testers are waiting for you. 

Read more about us here.

The Test Tribe

Social Contest

#HeadSpinHackathon

Special mention & some cool prize to the Tester(s) with best/most social posts using above Hashtag.