A European initiative of Microsoft for young and promising developers was creatively adapted for the needs of Microsoft’s “Night of the Living Devs” Hackathon event in Athens. 23 teams (of 5 members each) from Greek Universities and Colleges developed innovative applications from scratch within 24 hours. Many of them became “Living Devs”. Hundreds cups of coffee, thousands code lines, 21 applications. Greek team 2nd in Europe.