3rd International

Test Hackathon

October 9th, 2018


Test Hackathon

Test Hackathon is the first online and offline combined test automation hackathon. It's an international and fun event that will be take place for the 3rd time!
Gather your team, submit your application, qualify for the final, code hard and get the awards.

International Judges

International Participation

Online + Offline Action

Prizes & Gifts


Prizes & Gifts

Sure there will be prizes and gifts. Some of them are quite special and only for the winners, but some are for all hackathon teams.

Stay tuned for details.

+ Surprises.

Dates to Remember

Entries Open

September 4th, Tuesday

Last Day of Submission

September 17th, Friday

Announce of Hackathon Finalists

September 24th, Friday

Hackathon Day

October 9th, Tuesday
Between 09:00 & 21:00

Submissions are on, you better hurry!


Team Specs

– Teams can have 2-4 members,
– Team members could be professionals; students or enthusiasts,
– No age restriction,
– English is the common-language of the event.

Hackathon Day: Schedule

– Door opens at 9:00 a.m.
– Happens between 10:00 a.m. and 15:00 p.m.
– Judge presentations between 15:00 p.m. and 18:00 p.m.
– Awards will be delivered at the after event: Keytorc TestTalks

Hackathon Day: Venue Facilities

– Complimentary light foods and drinks during the day
– Bathrooms, smoking, resting areas
– Electricity, basic internet connection
– 1 Desk and 4 chairs per team

Hackathon Day: Technical

– No limitation for preferred coding languages.
– Teams are able to use Selenium Webdriver or preferred similar ones.
– Team Keytorc will be at Hackathon Area to clarify things that are not fully understood.
– Teams will have GitHub fields to submit their works.




Simply apply by indicating the name of your team and introducing team members.

Conceptual Assessment

Respond a few conceptual question which will be evaluated by the Judges.

Hackathon Day

If you've collected enough points, you'll be at Hackathon Day as one of the teams.
Inspect and analyze test subject, test cases and develop test automation codes.
Present your code and approach to Judges.

TestTalks Event and Awards Ceremony

Be prepared for surprises.
Join TestTalks:Test Automation crowd which will vote teams.
Listen TestTalks speakers during vote counting.
See Awards Ceremony and receive your gifts & prizes.


Alexei Vinogradov

Test Automation Engineer

Andrei Contan

Enthusiastic Test Architect

Berk Dülger

Senior Consultant, Manager

Ceren Şahin Gebizli


Duygu Onaral

Test Team Lead

Fulya Şengil

Senior Presales Consultant

Joel Oliveira

Software Testing & Quality Assurance Evangelist

Kadir Herkiloğlu

Test Division Manager

Kim Have

Senior Software Quality Engineer

Metin Bekil

Unit Head (Service Desk and Transition Solutions)

Mikalai Alimenkou

Senior Delivery Manager

Okan Ünverdi


Onur Başkırt

Manager of Software Test Team

Ömürden Cengiz

QA Lead

Roland Leusden

Infrastructure Performance Engineer

Szilard Szell

Test Coach


Habita, Istanbul

In habita you can find everything you need in order to work without sacrificing your time, efficiency and quality of your work.

More About Venue


The only thing you should do is to simply apply and wait for committee to decide.
All phases of the Hackathon is completely free of charge.

Apply Now

TestHackathon 2017

Test Hackathon: #TestAutomation

2nd International Test Hackathon was held by Keytorc on September 20th, 2017

Previously TestHackathon


What is the schedule of Hackathon Day?

Hackathon will happen between 09:00 and 18:00
– Onboarding and general briefing
– Test subject declaration
– Development begins
– After development phase, teams to present their codes to judges
– Judges evaluates the outputs
– Results becomes declared at open community Keytorc TestTalks event which will carried out afterwards.

What is Conceptual Assessment?

– Judges need to understand teams’ backgrounds and motivations about test automation. They are also curious about team members’ soft-skills.
– Conceptual Assessment questions is the ultimate way to impress the judges upfront, and get the ticket to attend Hackathon Day.
– Assessment will be handled by an online survey tool, which will be declared.

What type of an application’s tests are to be automated at Hackathon Day?

– It will be a web application’s test automation.
– The application will be declared in the beginning of Hackathon Day.

Which coding languages are allowed to be used?

– Teams are able to use Java, C#, Python or Ruby or any other language that they feel comfortable.

Which test automation tools are allowed to be used?

– Teams are able to use Selenium Webdriver, SahiPro, RobotFramework, Cucumber or any other language that they may prefer.


Will teams meet with Judges before the Hackathon Day?

No, they will meet at code presentation phase at Hackathon Day.

Will be any restrictions about tasks at Hackathon?

There will be no restrictions about tasks. Teams are able to establish additional functions such as cloud integration or continuous integration within their time.

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