Dec 11, 2012
The techies who spend a night in Google's Bakery Square office in February probably won't be breaking in the giant hammock suspended from the main floor's ceiling. To the contrary, most attendees of the first Pittsburgh-sponsored coding event will spend the entire 24 hours at the Larimer office fighting sleep and transforming government data into useful apps.
The city of Pittsburgh, Google and several other sponsors are asking local software developers to pull an all-nighter for the Steel City Codefest -- a day-long brainstorming and coding session that organizers hope will result in custom software apps to supplement city services.
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