ISOC and AFRINIC are organising a Hackathon to bring together engineers who are interested in learning about the IETF and how IETF standards can be applied to code. The hackathon looks to encourage developers to discuss, collaborate and develop utilities, ideas, sample code and solutions that show practical implementations of IETF standards.
When: Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th, 2017
Where: Boma Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED:
The Hackathon is free to attend to successful applicants
These topics are tentative and not final
The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the key infrastructures of the Internet allowing humans to remember names rather than numbers (IP addresses) when looking for devices/content on the Internet. A proposed topic aims to work on how DNS traffic is captured and stored.
Saturday, May 27th 08:00: Room opens (please bring your ticket) 09:00: Introductions and goal setting 09:20: DNS refresher 09:40: IPv6 refresher 09:45: Form Teams 12:30: Lunch provided 15:30: Afternoon break - Snacks provided 19:00: Dinner provided 21:00: Room closes and is locked Sunday, May 28th 09:00: Room opens - Pastries and coffee provided 12:30: Lunch provided 13:30: Hacking stops, prepare brief presentation of project 14:00: Project presentation to other participants and judges 15:00: Recap and suggestions for improvements 15:30: Awards presented, prizes given 16:00: Hackathon ends 17:00: Tear down complete
The above agenda is tentative