6 days ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Codegeist 2020.  Submissions are due July 13 before 5pm EDT. (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 Slack Channel, the Resources Tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are you submitting…

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13 days ago

Three weeks to go + don’t forget to use the community

There are three weeks remaining in the Codegeist 2020. Submissions are due July 13 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

As you continue to build and test your app, don’t forget there are a world of resources out there to help you.  If you are stuck, don’t be afraid to use what’s there to help you over the hurdle.  Here are a few places you can look:

  1. Slack Channel: There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon.  Your fellow participants are there to help and others may be…

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20 days ago

Forge prizes!

You’ve got plenty of opportunities to win big this Codegeist and a few more weeks until final submissions are due, so why not get started now? All you have to do:

Step 1: Join the beta

Step 2: Invite your friends to join Codegeist (and the Forge beta)

Step 3: Build a Forge app in just a few hours

Step 4. Submit before the deadline (July 13)

Step 5. Compete for $500 as part of the Top 100 Forge apps, and the $20,000 grand prize for the best Forge app, too!


If you have any questions about the hackathon,…

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23 days ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

The last Codegeist hackathon had some amazing submissions.  Dmitry Pashkevich and team took home the prize for Best Software Team App in Atlassian Codegeist 2017 for their project, Class Diagrams for Bitbucket, and wanted to pass along these tips to help you with your Codegeist 2020 project:

  • Identify a real need. This sounds obvious, but technology just for the sake of technology can only go so far, especially in a hackathon context. If you struggle to come up with ideas, try surfing through Atlassian's community forums - there are plenty of feature requests upvoted by hundreds or even thousands

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about 1 month ago

News you can use!

While you're hard at work, we have some updates to help you out!

Forge Submission Access

For submitting Forge apps, you can submit any URL where your Forge app can be accessed, or you can submit your repos -- for example:
  • if you'd prefer to submit a private repo, simply send your repo to testing@devpost.com (for verification) as part of your submission process.
  • if you'd like to share your source code and/or submit to the Forge open source bonus prize,  you can share your public repo in your submission form.

Cloud Cafe: Episode 1

The first video in the new…

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about 1 month ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Codegeist 2020 app, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Community Chat to ask the Devpost teams questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to see if they want…

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