Any great hackathon requires plenty of coffee, energy drinks and lots of sugar, but for a purely distributed event, competitors need more than just a few jolts of caffeine. As hackathons grow in popularity, organizers and competitors alike are making use of a plethora of social media tools to plan, execute, promote and deliver new and exciting experiences.
The Rails Rumble, which kicked off Oct. 13, pits teams of between one and four developers against one another in a 48-hour race to design, build and deploy a brand new web application. While the Rumble itself is exclusively for
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