The Office and SharePoint Add-ins model is a powerful extensibility model that you can leverage as a web developer. You can visit the Office Store ( to see real world examples of these add-ins and get inspiration on what to build that can help users be more productive.

Schedule Tuesday 20th October 2015

  • 18:30-19:00 Presentation to teams
  • 19:00-22:30 Hackathon in room with experts to help

Schedule Wednesday 21st October 2015

  • 12:00 Deadline for submitting YouTube 5 min presentation
  • 12:00 - 17:00 Public Voting
  • 17:00 - 17:15 Award Ceremony


You will need:

You can test your Office add-ins:

  • in the browser; or
  • on your Windows computer with Office 2013 or Office 2016 installed; or
  • on your iPad with Office Mobile installed; or
  • on your Mac with Office 2016 installed (only Outlook right now).

Hackathon Sponsors


$2,680 in prizes

Xbox ONE (6)

An Xbox ONE per member of the winning team with a max team of 4. mini Jambox speaker (2)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Jeremy Thake

Jeremy Thake
Technical Product Manager / Microsoft

Richard DiZerega

Richard DiZerega
Principal SDE / Microsoft

Brad Green

Brad Green
Engineering Director, Google

Igor Minar

Igor Minar
Software Engineer, Google

Judging Criteria

  • Use of Office 365 APIs
    The solution has made good use of Office 365 APIs.
  • Use of Office Add-ins
    The solution has an Office Add-in and leverages the Office.JS API to increase users productivity.
  • Innovative solution
    The Solution does something that is unique and innovative.

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