In the real world, you have time to work on a project and mistakes are an inevitable part of the process. But in a hackathon, the deadline is set before you even start and a single mistake can make or break your project.
At the 2013 DeveloperWeek Hackathon in San Francisco, I asked experienced hackathon participants, “What’s the biggest mistake you can make during a hackathon.” Here are their answers:
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