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Developers Plan to Compete in Bitcoin Cash-Fueled Hackathon 'BCH Devcon III'

On September 4-6, Bitcoin Cash engineers will be holding the third annual developers’ conference dubbed “BCH Devcon III.” More than 30+ bitcoin cash ($8,300) will be available in prizes for winning teams who participate in the 72-hour hackathon.

Software developers are gearing up for the third annual hackathon, BCH Devcon III, an event that’s aimed at fueling Bitcoin Cash (BCH) development.

The event’s website explains that the community of programmers will gather for 72 non-stop hours of hacking and all the participants can compete for the top prizes.

Similarly to the voting process used in the past, BCH Devcon will leverage project votes from sponsors via the Simple Ledger Protocol. Additionally, prizes will be airdropped via a SLP dividend calculation tool.

Developers Plan to Compete in Bitcoin Cash-Fueled Hackathon 'BCH Devcon III'

On Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 00:00 UTC, the hackathon coding will begin and the event will kick off with a live stream of the event.

At 00:00 UTC on Monday, September 7, the coding will stop. BCH Devcon workshops will be hosted by well known software engineers like Chris Troutner with a seminar on the Bitcoin Cash JavaScript Library.

Other workshops will include the SLP JavaScript Library (JT Freeman), SWAP Protocol (Vin Armani), BCH C#/.NET API (Fernando Pelliccioni), Bitcoin Cash Smart Cards (Tobias Ruck), and an “Introduction to Cashscript,” by Jerry Qian.

Currently, BCH Devcon III has five sponsors including FullStack.cash, Satoshi’s Angels, Grapefruit Trading, General Protocols, and Bitcoin Bay. The event is hosted by a Bitcoin Cash community leader from southern California, Christian, who also operates the Bitcoin Cast podcast.

Furthermore, BCH Devcon III is being organized by the organizer of the BCH Devcon hackathon in Amsterdam, Eléonore Blanc.

Individuals who are interested in participating in the 2020 BCH Devcon hackathon can register by visiting the event’s web portal. Further programmers and interested parties can discuss the event by leveraging the BCH Devcon III Discord channel.

Eléonore Blanc also discusses the upcoming BCH Devcon III on the recently published Bitcoin Cast show episode 43. News.Bitcoin.com readers can check out Bitcoin Cast podcast by leveraging the link below.

What do you think about the BCH Devcon III hackathon? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments section below.

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