2nd International

Test Hackathon


September 20th 2017, Wednesday

Test Hackathon: #TestAutomation

Test Hackathon is the first online and offline combined test automation hackathon. In its 2nd year, it goes international and it will be more fun!
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


Dates to Remember

Entries Open

July 10th, Monday

Last Day of Submission

August 11th, Friday

Announce of Hackathon Finalists

August 18th, Friday

Hackathon Day

September 20th, Wednesday
Between 09:00 & 21:00


Team Specs

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

Hackathon Day: Schedule

– Door opens at 9:00
– Happens between 10:00 and 15:00
– Judge presentations between 15:00 and 18:00
– Awards to be delivered at after event: Keytorc TestTalks

Hackathon Day: Venue Facilities

– Complimentary light foods and drinks during 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 Hackathon Area to clarify things that are not fully understood.
– Teams will have GitHub fields to submit their works.


Alexei Vinogradov

Test Automation Engineer

Andrei Contan

Enthusiastic Test Architect

Barış Sarıalioğlu

Managing Partner

Ceren Şahin Gebizli

Test Architect

Duygu Onaral

Expert QA

Joel Oliveira

Software Testing & Quality Assurance Evangelist

Kadir Herkiloğlu

Test Division Manager

Khalid Allem

Test Manager

Kim Have

Senior Software Quality Engineer

Mikalai Alimenkou

Senior Delivery Manager

Okan Ünverdi


Onur Başkırt

Manager of Software Test Team

Ömürden Cengiz

QA Lead

Roland Leusden

Performance Architect

Szilard Szell

Test Coach

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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.

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 finalists.

Winning Team


worth gift card
Second Team


worth gift card
Third Team


worth gift card
+ Surprise gifts.
Conference tickets, books, badges and more.


Habita, Istanbul

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

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Sister Event


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 tool 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.

Moments From Hackathon 2016

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