Join the nation's largest challenge-driven hackathon @ DeveloperWeek 2023!

DEVELOPERWEEK 2023 HACKATHON

Join the largest challenge-driven in-person & online hackathon, co-located with DeveloperWeek 2023!

Our hackathons regularly attract over 800+ participants -- and we are inviting the international developer community to converge in person & online this year for the DeveloperWeek 2023 Hackathon!

Virtual - February 1 -17, 2023

In Person - February 16 + 17, 2023

 1. Register via Eventbrite.

2. Create a DevPost account and click Register on the DevPost DeveloperWeek 2023 Hackathon page.

3. DeveloperWeek 2023 Hackathon Kicks off February 1, 2023!

 Check out the full DeveloperWeek 2023 Hackathon schedule!

4. Review full Hackathon Instructions here!

* All Hackathon Attendees must be pre-registered on both: Eventbrite & Devpost.

Requirements

View the Full Set of Instructions here!

  • Registration - Must register via both 1) Eventbrite & 2) Devpost prior to Hackathon.
  • This is a in person & virtual hackathon. Teams will be formed on Devpost.com at the DeveloperWeek 2023 Hackathon. From Devpost, participants can message each other to form teams, participate in chat boards, and communicate with sponsors.
  • Teams can build apps from scratch (Mobile App / Web App).
  • Teams can solve no challenges (build whatever you want) or can submit to as many challenges as they want.
  • There will be two rounds of judging. During Round 1, judges will review all team projects and fill out a scoring sheet on each to determine the Overall Hackathon Winner. Round 2 is the Sponsor Round of judging. Each sponsor will judge the teams working on their Challenge(s) and determine a winner(s). The sponsors choose their own prize winners.
  • Round 1 judging will be based on: 1) PROGRESS: How much progress you make on your submission; 2) CONCEPT: Does your submission solve a real problem?; and 3) FEASIBILITY: Could your submission grow/evolve to become a startup or be a profitable business.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$100,100 in prizes
Cryptocurrency logo Prizes paid in cryptocurrency

DeveloperWeek 2023 Overall Winner

1 winner - $12,500 USD value

1st Place Prize: - (2) Amazon Echos (Up to 5) - DevNetwork Premium All-Access Passes to all 2023 virtual conferences - Announcement in our email to 60,000 subscribers listing your team and project

Oracle Sponsor Challenge #1 - Efficient Microservices Applications (2)

1st Place: Oracle Cloud Credits ($1,000), Air Pods, an Oracle Cloud Certification, Oracle Swag (T-shirt, water bottle, backpack, Red Bull Racing hat)
2nd Place: Oracle Cloud Credits ($1,000) and Oracle Swag (T-shirt, water bottle, backpack, Red Bull Racing hat)
Questions: Contact eli.schilling@oracle.com

In this Hackathon, participants will build a performant and cost-effective solution using Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE), OCI Functions, and a managed database of their choice (Oracle DB, Autonomous, or MySQL).
Requirements:
• Separate app components for front end, data collection API, user registration, back-end DB.
• May use dev language / languages of choice
• Must avoid hard-coded credentials in application code
What to build: The sky's the limit here. Build an app that is of interest or solves a challenge you may have encountered (e-com, blogging, social media, etc). Just be sure to use the required cloud services.
Bonus points? Yes, bonus points!
• Utilize the OCI command line interface (CLI)
• Utilize OCI Code Editor
• Leverage Infrastructure as Code to deploy your app infrastructure.
• Deploy at least one service to Azure Functions (with Azure - OCI Interconnect)
• Incorporate OCI DevOps to deploy one or more application components
Official Rules can be viewed with this link (https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/slackimages/devrel/developerweek-hackathon-rules.pdf)
No purchase necessary. Open to participants registered on both the Eventbrite registration page (https://www.developerweek.com/events/hackathon/) AND Devpost event page (https://developerweek-2023-hackathon.devpost.com) as of 10:00AM PST on Feb 17th 2023. 18 or older. Government employees, Oracle employees and their family members, and residents of Quebec, Italy, or Russia, Venezuela, Belarus and countries under US embargo are not eligible to participate.
This event neither promotes nor permits coding activities designed to circumvent security functionality or exploit software vulnerabilities.

Oracle Sponsor Challenge #2 - Build a Multiplayer Game with 1v1 Winner/Loser Game Logic (2)

1st Place: Oracle Cloud Credits ($1,000), Air Pods (1), an Oracle Cloud Certification, and Oracle Swag (T-shirt, water bottle, backpack, Red Bull Racing hat)
2nd Place: Oracle Cloud Credits ($1,000) and Oracle Swag (T-shirt, water bottle, backpack, Red Bull Racing hat)
Questions: Contact eli.schilling@oracle.com

Introduction:
At Oracle we love gaming! Both from gaming on a sofa to creating games and running them at scale. Babylon.JS is very interesting for us but we haven't explored it yet. Can you help us and test it on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)?
Challenge:
Build a multiplayer game with 1v1 winner/loser game logic using Babylon.JS (https://www.babylonjs.com/) and deploy it on OCI.
Feel free to bring your "best 3d foot forward" and make the game cool and interesting. If you decide to build Pong we would love that too.
BabylonJS:
Before you go any further, we strongly encourage EVERYONE to Start Your Babylon.js Journey Here: (https://doc.babylonjs.com/journey/theFirstStep)
Scoring
The game needs to consist the following:
Name + Splash screen
User Management and Login Screen
Waiting room and 1v1 Multiplayer
Menu/UI
Winner/Loser game logic
Player Controls
Leaderboard (top scores)
Extra Points will be give for using Oracle Resources
In case of a draw, winner will be decided by internal vote
Code Presentation and Readability
Clean code is code that is easy to understand and easy to change.
It's writing code that is:
Readable
Understandable
Maintainable
Extendable
Using OCI
We suggest looking into Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as a possible services that could be useful during development / submission.
Official Rules can be viewed with this link (https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/slackimages/devrel/developerweek-hackathon-rules.pdf)
No purchase necessary. Open to participants registered on both the Eventbrite registration page (https://www.developerweek.com/events/hackathon/) AND Devpost event page (https://developerweek-2023-hackathon.devpost.com) as of 10:00AM PST on Feb 17th 2023. 18 or older. Government employees, Oracle employees and their family members, and residents of Quebec, Italy, or Russia, Venzuela, Belarus and countries under US embargo are not eligible to participate.
This event neither promotes nor permits coding activities designed to circumvent security functionality or exploit software vulnerabilities.

License:
Copyright (c) 2023 Oracle and/or its affiliates.
Licensed under the Universal Permissive License (UPL), Version 1.0.
ORACLE AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FOR ANY SOFTWARE, MATERIAL OR CONTENT OF ANY KIND CONTAINED OR PRODUCED WITHIN THIS REPOSITORY, AND IN PARTICULAR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHERMORE, ORACLE AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT REPRESENT THAT ANY CUSTOMARY SECURITY REVIEW HAS BEEN PERFORMED WITH RESPECT TO ANY SOFTWARE, MATERIAL OR CONTENT CONTAINED OR PRODUCED WITHIN THIS REPOSITORY. IN ADDITION, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIRD PARTIES MAY HAVE POSTED SOFTWARE, MATERIAL OR CONTENT TO THIS REPOSITORY WITHOUT ANY REVIEW. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Pi Network Sponsor Challenge - Mobile Web App (3)
Cryptocurrency logo

1st Place: Invite 500,000 community members to visit your Pi application; Meta Quest Headsets (up to 4 teammates)
2nd Place: Invite 100,000 community members to visit your Pi application
3rd Place: Invite 50,000 community members to visit your Pi application
**Everyone: 100 Pi or more in rewards for all teams
1 pi - signing up with referral code
5.6 pi - developer portal steps with Hackathon code
1 pi - attending the booth and submitting Pi username
20 pi - intermediate submission of a demo video on Brainstorm app (using PiOS only)
72.4 pi - deployed app on mainnet (PiOS only) – can be done until the end of February
Potential milestone-based $15,000 grant opportunity for continued building after the Hackathon (The application form will be released later).
Question: develop@minepi.com

Do you have a mobile web app idea you’d like to release to over 35 million users? Build it on Pi Network and have the chance to be featured to our users, a Meta Quest! There is also a potential for a $15k developer grant.
Plus, cryptocurrency rewards for all!
Your project should address a real user need, and be intuitive to use and accessible to everyday people. Additionally, apps should use the Pi SDK and support the use of Pi cryptocurrency, either as an optional feature or as a core functionality.
Pi’s platform is accessible to every developer. With our simple APIs, zero previous blockchain or crypto experience is necessary– you can work on any ideas that excite you.

Developer Resources:
Pi Apps and Account Creation: (https://www.youtube.com/shorts/dsUCIH9GFXY) a simple step-by-step video on how to download our apps and create your own Pi Account
Developer Onboarding Guide: (https://pi-apps.github.io/community-developer-guide/) details the steps needed to get set up as a new developer in the Pi Ecosystem
Getting Started Checklist: (https://pi-apps.github.io/community-developer-guide/docs/gettingStarted/gettingStartedChecklist/)a quick start guide of the steps needed to start building on Pi
Pi Platform Github Repository: (https://github.com/pi-apps/pi-platform-docs) our developer documentation
It has all of the information needed to integrate our Pi SDK and our APIs.
Pi Demo App Repository: (https://github.com/pi-apps/demo) here you can review or clone the demo application (“boilerplate”) code
To see the demo application in action navigate to “demo.pi” within the Pi Browser to interact with live instances that are on the Pi Testnet
** The Pi Cryptocurrency Rewards described above, and which are being made available to Hackathon developers, will come out of the reserve set aside for “supporting community organization and ecosystem building,” as explained in the updated Pi whitepaper chapters released on December 28, 2021. More information on how it works will follow in a separate announcement. Pi Community Company (the "Company") reserves the right to terminate any and all Pi Cryptocurrency Rewards at any time, and in its sole and absolute discretion, with or without cause, and with or without notice to participants in the Hackathon.
Pi Cryptocurrency Rewards will only be issued to teams/participants that agree and execute the Company's Token Acknowledgement Agreement, and any other agreements required by the Company at the time of issuance. Pi Cryptocurrency does not currently have any value beyond its use and utility within Pi Network, and is not tradeable on any exchange. The issuance of Pi Cryptocurrency rewards to team/participants shall be subject to applicable restrictions, including, but not limited to lockup periods, as determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Company at the time of issuance. Failure by a team/participant to agree to the above terms and conditions of Pi Cryptocurrency issuance, or to execute all agreements as required by the company, shall constitute a forfeiture of any Pi Cryptocurrency rewards otherwise payable to such team/participant as set forth above.

Zoom - Sponsor Challenge - Build for the World of Hybrid Work (2)

1st Place: 1 year, single user license* for Zoom One Enterprise+ (approximate retail value $6000); Zoom Developer swag bundle: backpack, laptop sleeve, hat, power bank, vest, stickers
2nd Place: 6-month single user license* for Zoom One Enterprise+ (approximate retail value $3000); Zoom Developer swag bundle: laptop sleeve, hat, power bank, stickers
*does not include unlimited cloud recording
Questions: natalie.mullin@zoom.us

You definitely know Zoom for meetings - but we're so much more than that! We've got Team Chat, Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Rooms, Zoom Events & Webinar, and Whiteboard.

We want to see what you would build for the world of hybrid work, across any, or several, of our Zoom One products.
https://explore.zoom.us/en/collaboration-tools/

Need inspiration to get some ideas flowing?

Developers use our Meeting SDK to build the Zoom-branded meeting experience into apps, platforms, websites, and services, for any industry.
https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/sdk/native-sdks/introduction/

Building an app and looking to add high-performing scalable video and audio as well as additional features and functionality? Our Video SDK gives you access to our core technology as you build your own white-label solution with your own native UI.
https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/sdk/video/introduction/

Our Zoom Apps SDK gives you the framework and tools to build an app into the Zoom experience.
https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/zoom-apps/introduction/

Our extensive library of API endpoints have enabled thousands of developers and Zoom customers to integrate Zoom and popular Zoom features into their internal workflows, and external customers offerings.
https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/api-reference/introduction/

Check out our extensive docs site to get an overview of all that we have available for developers. https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/guides/

We also encourage you to visit devforum.zoom.us and leverage our active developer community & knowledgebase

*Government employees are ineligible for any prizes.

RoMADE Sponsor Challenge - Coming Soon!

Foxit Sponsor Challenge - Coming Soon! (2)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Geoffrey Domoracki

Geoffrey Domoracki
Data 2.0 Inc (DevNetwork)

Budhaditya Bhattacharya

Budhaditya Bhattacharya
Product Evangelist @ Tyk

Jeremy Glassenberg

Jeremy Glassenberg
Director, Developer Relations @ CircleCI

Madhan Rangaswamy

Madhan Rangaswamy
CTO @ Naviget Lab

Tracy Adams

Tracy Adams
CTO @ Greetr

Manoj Suryadevara

Manoj Suryadevara
Staff Product Manager @ Walmart

Kiran Kamity

Kiran Kamity
Founder & CEO @ Deepfactor

Kshitish Soman

Kshitish Soman
Head of Product, Engineering, Operations for Lyve Cloud @ Seagate Inc.

Bryant Macy

Bryant Macy
VP of Engineering @ AppDynamics

Paul Twigg

Paul Twigg
CTO @ DC Bank

Philip Gavlan

Philip Gavlan
Director of Engineering @ Cyber Defense Group

Nikita Fedorov

Nikita Fedorov
Founder & CEO @ Qase

Vishal Pallerla

Vishal Pallerla
Developer Advocate @ DevZero

Jessica Temporal

Jessica Temporal
Sr. Developer Advocate @ Okta

Suhas Shetty

Suhas Shetty
Senior Engineering Manager @ SoFi

Judging Criteria

  • Progress
    How much progress did you make?
  • Concept
    Does it solve a real problem?
  • Feasibility
    Could this become a startup or company?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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