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Behind the scenes at a hackathon

7 November 2013 Last updated at 09:16 GMT

Hack days or hackathons are events where large numbers of people come together to collaboratively programme.

Technology companies use them to generate new ideas and many events are open to non-programmers.

LJ Rich goes behind the scenes of a two day event, in an attempt to create the next "must have" app.

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