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Quick-start guide

Thanks for joining Hack Productivity! You're officially registered now, and we’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the competition.

Here’s how to get started on your project today. Submissions are due March 1, 2016, at 5pm ET.

  1. Plan your attack. Visit the resources page for instructions on how to sign up for a free Microsoft developer account, plus tutorials, access to the Office Developer GitHub repo, code samples, and more. You can also check out some potential productivity scenarios here.
  2. Get a head start on your submission. Fill out the basic fields on the application form and familiarize yourself with the submission requirements. This will give you a good idea of what you'll need to put together. Remember: You can edit your submission as many times as you like before the deadline.
  3. Optional (but recommended!): Form a team. Thinking about buddying up? Visit the participants page to find and meet teammates. You can see who else is looking for a teammate, check out what’s in their portfolio, and send them a message to connect. We’ve also set up a Slack channel set up to help you meet fellow designers and developers. Go find your team!

We’re looking forward to seeing all the ways you’ll recode productivity!


We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email and we’ll respond as soon as we can.