Hackathon Toolbox

Grab everything you need to get started at your hackathon! Bookmark what you need to focus on your project.

Tip: use your arrow keys to navigate.

Accumulate

ideas and prepare for the hackathon.

Trello

Task out each chunk of work. Tag by topic and assign owners.

Trello »

Coggle

Organize and tie ideas together with your teammates.

Coggle »

MindMeister

Visualize your project plans and share with your teammates.

MindMeister »

Communicate

with your teammates before and during the hackathon.

ChatStep

Spin up a simple chat room for your team.

ChatStep »

StackOverflow

The definitive go-to for coding questions.

StackOverflow »

JSFiddle

Share HTML and JavaScript code snippets.

JSFiddle »

Runnable

Share and run code snippets for a wide variety of languages.

Runnable »

Coordinate

what your users will see and when they'll see it.

Gliffy

Diagram your app's flowchart online.

Gliffy »

Pencil

Downloadable feature-packed and open source layout tool.

Pencil »

Moqups

Mock up your layouts with this web app.

Moqups »

Wireframe

Build simple wireframe layouts with this web app.

Wireframe »

NinjaMock

Waste no time designing your app's UI and layout wireframe.

Ninja Mock »

Facilitate

code development and local environments.

GitHub

Host your code publicly. New to version control? Try Git.

GitHub »

Bitbucket

Host your code privately for free up to a team of five. Supports Git or Mercurial.

Bitbucket »

XAMPP

Spin up Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl locally.

XAMPP »

MAMP

Spin up Apache, MySQL, PHP, Python, and Perl locally.

MAMP »

Clamp

Easy-to-configure PHP environment for Mac OS X.

Clamp »

Incorporate

the data you need for your project.

PublicAPIs

Listing of public APIs.

PublicAPIs »

ProgrammableWeb

Large API directory.

ProgrammableWeb »

Data.gov

Download a wide variety of economic, social, and science data from the U.S. Government.

Data.gov »

Innovate

on the boring parts. Don't reinvent the wheel - grab the infrastructure you need with no hassle.

Parse

Hosting for server-side JavaScript and analytics, especially great for mobile app APIs.

Parse »

Heroku

Host your code and scale as necessary.

Heroku »

Koding

Write your code in a cloud IDE and run it on a virtual server.

Koding »

Nodejitsu

Free hosting for your Node.js project if it's open source.

Nodejitsu »

Elaborate

on simple webpages - use an interface framework.

TodoMVC

Helping you chose a MVC framework.

TodoMVC »

Bootstrap

Slap on a nice UI for your web app.

Bootstrap »

Layoutit!

Drag-and-drop Bootstrap builder.

Layoutit! »

Foundation

Front-end framework.

Foundation »

Pure

CSS modules.

Pure »

Concentrate

on building, not syntax.

DevDocs

One place to look at the documentation for all your favorite languages and platforms.

DevDocs »

OverAPI

Cheat sheets for various languages and platforms.

OverAPI »

CSS3 Animation Cheat Sheet

Quickly animate your app's elements.

Cheat Sheet »

Validate

your work - tests, tests, and more tests.

Mockaroo

Highly configurable test data that may be exported in a variety or formats.

Mockaroo »

JSON Generator

Whip up some test data in JSON format based on a simple-to-use syntax.

JSON Generator »

httpstat.us

Test external calls with any HTTP response code.

httpstat.us »

httpbin

Test HTTP calls with various responses.

httpbin »

Runscope

API debugging tools, plus Runscope Communty, which provides a bundle of API testing tools.

Runscope Community »

PageSpeed

Test your web page's speed and get instant feedback on common pain points.

PageSpeed »

Regex101

Test your regular expressions.

Regex101 »

Respelt

You've been coding all night, right? Make sure everything you wrote is spelled correctly.

Respelt »

Accentuate

your design - spice up your app's look and feel.

Adobe Color CC

Choose the right color combo.

Adobe Color CC »

Google Fonts

Open source web fonts.

Google Fonts »

IcoMoon

Download free icon packs.

IcoMoon »

Demonstrate

how to use your app.

Showterm

Embed an iframe with sample terminal commands.

Showterm »

Screenr

Record your app in action.

Screenr »

Circulate

your finished product - get the word out!

Product Hunt

Show the world what you've built! This is a daily listing of newly released apps.

Product Hunt »

Launching Next

Daily newsletter with new startups.

Launching Next »

LaunchRock

Collect email addresses from your audience via a landing page to notify them when you've officially launched.

LaunchRock »

StackShare

Share your app's stack and review the services used.

StackShare »

Pop.co

Free domain name and email address.

Pop.co »

Dribbble

Share your app's design with other designers.

Dribbble »

Speaker Deck

Share your presentation with the world.

Speaker Deck »

Aggregate

and track metrics around your app to learn how people are using it.

Google Analytics

Track hundreds of metrics for each session in your app.

Google Analytics »

Countly

Open source analytics platform.

Countly »

Segment

Analytics for various languages.

Segment »

UserTesting

Get feedback from a real person using your website or app.

UserTesting »