I really enjoy answering questions. Did I ever tell you that? Today I tackle which skills you should bring to a hackathon. It really doesn’t matter what you know before the hackathon. People like yourself are there to learn. The key is to just show up and participate. Here is the original question from Quora.
So What Do I Think Is Useful?
Its worth giving it a try. LearnStreet has a great course that will give you a foundation of the language in a very short time. Their live help feature is killer.
Are we talking about mapping? Yes, we are talking maps. Learning to visual geocoded data is a great skill to bring.