4 months ago

Winners announced!

The winners of the Developer Circles Community Challenge have been chosen! Visit the challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all the ways they’re helping the developer community.

Even though the competition is over, we’ve got lots of other opportunities. Check out upcoming in-person and online hackathons and keep hacking!


5 months ago

Keep up with the community

Submissions to the Developer Circles Community Challenge are now closed. Thanks for joining the competition! Judging will begin soon, and we can’t wait to unveil the winners in just a few short weeks.

In the meantime, you can keep up with the community by getting involved with your nearest Developer Circle. Circle Leads will be posting some of the demo videos from the competition so you can check out what your fellow developers built! And beyond the challenge, Circles are a great place to connect with the local developer community and find in-person events.

Questions?

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5 months ago

Final call: Submissions close on Nov. 20!

This weekend is your last chance to finish up your project and submit it to the Developer Circles Community Challenge. Submissions are due November 20 before 10pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


5 months ago

Important: Prizes and your submission selections!

We're excited to see all of your applications by the deadline, and are sending this important update to ensure you tag your submission properly for all of the various prizes.

1) Open Source: To be eligible for the Best Open Source App prizes, your application MUST be made open source AND use at least one of these open source Facebook products: React, React Native, React VR, Caffe2, Fresco, Litho, ComponentKit Yoga, GraphQL, Relay. Include a link to your open repo.

2) Other prizes: To be eligible for any prize OTHER than the Best Open Source App prize, your application must…

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5 months ago

One week left to deadline!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the Developer Circles Community Challenge. Don’t wait until the last minute! Submissions are due November 20 before 10pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


5 months ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Developer Circles Community Challenge.

Submissions are due November 20 before 10pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.)  And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the quick-start guide and check the Resources page for info on Facebook’s developer tools.

Submission checklist

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • Are you submitting a working software application…

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6 months ago

Three weeks to go – start your submission now!

There are three weeks left in the Developer Circles Community Challenge! Beat the deadline rush by getting your submission ready early. Submissions are due November 20 before 10pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven’t already started a submission, you should do it now. And if you’re just getting started, read the official rules and follow the quick-start guide.

You can also get the lowdown on how our submission form works right here.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion

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6 months ago

Are you submitting?

Hi there,

There’s one month remaining in the Developer Circles Community Challenge! Are you still planning on submitting? Please take a quick second to let us know by replying to this email. If you're stuck or need any help, just let us know.

Remember: Submissions are due November 20 before 10pm ET.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing…

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6 months ago

Making a great submission video

We know you’re focused on preparing your submission, but don't forget about your video. It will help the judges to review your project, and after the challenge has wrapped up, it will be shared in local Developer Circles. Please keep it to around 2 minutes long!

A good video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear and concise explanation of what your app is and does. Here are some best practices:

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain how your app helps developers as outlined by the three challenge tracks. You can…

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7 months ago

Announcing in-person Hack Days!

Local Developer Circles are hosting Hack Days throughout the challenge so participants can jump right in and get involved. Go to the list of events to see if your location is listed, then join your local Circle to get the exact time and location of the event.

If your there’s no event near you, you can still join the challenge Facebook group to look for teammates or find support. You can also apply to start a Circle in your area.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email…

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8 months ago

Quick-start guide

Thanks for joining the Developer Circles Community Challenge! You're officially registered now, and we’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the competition.

Here’s how to prepare your submission that will help other developers succeed. Submissions are due November 20, 2017, at 10pm ET.

  1. Review the competition categories. There are three tracks that you can choose from: Improve Your Craft, Get It Done, and Community. Read the description of each track and think about which one you’ll enter.
  2. Check out the Resources page. Find inspiration, documentation, tutorials, and more that can help you make a polished submission.
  3. Get a head

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