Category “Events”

Published
October 20, 2016
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Kevin Yao
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An evening with React.js in the San Francisco office.

By Kevin Yao in Client Side Web, Events on October 20, 2016 |

React is taking the world by storm. It is now one of the most popular open-source libraries and the community is growing fast. At Expedia, we are always evaluating new technologies and React was a technology that many developers here got excited about as it matured. Therefore, in our first-ever evening meetup at our San Francisco office we presented the principles that made React so successful: declarative style, component-based architecture, and learn-once-write-anywhere strategy. We also talked about what made it tick with the developers working in today’s chaotic javascript world….

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Published
February 19, 2016
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Molly Heekin
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2016 LAUNCH Hackathon: An opportunity to build revolutionary travel apps

By Molly Heekin in Events on February 19, 2016 |

Expedia is again a proud sponsor of the LAUNCH Hackathon at Fort Mason in San Francisco, the weekend of Feb 26-28th 2016. The event is open to all external hackers to build cool and innovative apps; register now at the LAUNCH Hackathon website. Expedia will offer sponsor prizes for apps that make the best use of our hackathon APIs. There will be Expedia Engineers on-site for most of the event to answer questions and assist developers using our APIs. Event dates: Feb 26th – Feb 28th 2016 For more details check…

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Published
January 4, 2016
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Sebastien Leitner, Sunil Srivastava
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Our first partner hackathon

By Sebastien Leitner, Sunil Srivastava in Events on January 4, 2016 | Responses (2)

We’ve recently been running a lot of internal and public hackathons to get people inside and outside Expedia excited about travel. In December we hosted our first ever Expedia Partner Hackathon. We gathered over 40 participants from various supply and connectivity partners for a two-day event in Las Vegas. We were proud to have representation from 14 countries that made up about a dozen teams to hack on our APIs. We received some stellar submissions and are proud to announce our winning team from SmartHOTEL. Jassin and Hibbah joined us all…

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