Just before Christmas we completed one of our bi-annual hackathons - as has become our pattern, we focussed more on business projects rather than fancy tech.
Wouldn't it nice if we had some sort of notification telling us when it has gone for walkies rather than everyone asking "has JIRA gone down?" followed by a unison of sighs.
Our idea was to create an application using F# without a pre-defined concept, the main goal was to experiment with the language itself. As a team we had little experience working with F#...
Last week we held our bi-annual hackathon event, it was the 5th time we've run one at Mountain Warehouse (the 4th that I've run) and we're getting into some patterns.