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Internet Legend Paul Mockapetris to appear at Cloud.Community Hackathon

Inspiration comes in many forms. But how do you inspire coders and developers? You send in a rock-star coding hero!

Paul Mockapetris is best known as the creator of the Domain Name System (DNS), and he wrote the first implementation of SMTP — the Internet’s mail protocol. On Sunday, March 26th, Paul will join the coders on Day 2 of the Cloud.Community Hackathon to mix, mingle, talk shop, and encourage the coding teams during the afternoon. That evening, this internet legend will host a relaxed dinner with all the hackathon participants while discussing software and application development and answering any questions.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and greet with one of the founding fathers of the internet. Click here for more information about the Cloud.Community hackathon.

Cloud.Community Hackathon, March 25-27 2017

The Cloud.Community Hackathon at WHDglobal will be the coolest code event of the year, and you’re invited! You bring your crazy-good coding skills, we’ll provide the pizza, energy drinks, and five-star accommodations. Get noticed, get recognized, have a great time, write code, and rock & roll!

Meet 1&1 personally, and be part of a fun event! Bring in your coding ideas, get hands-on time with the platforms, and meet other community members. Read more about it here.

WHD.Global, March 25-31 2017

WHD.global is the main event in the WorldHostingDays event series for cloud services and internet infrastructure industries and enthusiasts. This event happens annually in Germany, and features hundreds of presentations and exhibitors on topics relating to digital technology and culture.

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