Progress: The More You “Node”
12th Nov 2014, 8:30 a.m. GMT - 13th Nov 2014, 1:30 p.m. GMT, Location: The ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, , London, E16 1XL, United Kingdom.

The Challenge

Build a cool app using Node.js then host and manage it with Progress ModulusTM, the premier Node.js hosting platform, offering custom SSL, WebSockets, MongoDB and performance analytics in the cloud.

About Modulus

With Modulus, developers get a proven platform to deploy, manage, monitor and scale Node.js and MongoDB applications faster. Node.js applications running on Modulus today can integrate with other Progress solutions via APIs. Node.js is a natural fit for developers to build custom API services, integrations, messaging frameworks, independent UI back ends and more.  Additional information on Modulus can be found at

Get Started with Progress Modulus:

  • Enter PROMO CODE hackfest14 in the registration box.
  • When you create a project it will be assigned a project id
  • Please email your project id and name to
  • Once a project is deployed, you will be given a link that we can review. If you want us to look at your code, please upload it to GitHub:

Additional information & resources:

Getting started:
Node Package Modules:
Tutorial for starting with node.js


Total prize fund
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1st place - £1000 Amazon Vouchers

1st place - CrowdForge Points

The first chance to gain yourself some CrowdForge points and move up in the league. Expect to see some amazing prizes on offer for success in the league as it develops over the next few months. This is your chance to get a head start!
These points can be distributed among the winning team by the team founder.


2nd place - £500 Amazon Vouchers


3rd place - £200 Amazon Vouchers