about 2 months ago

Forge Top 100 Winners List

Hi Codegeist Devs!

Devpost had a little snag with the Top 100 Forge App prize paperwork last week. (Technology, am I right?!) We reached out to everyone with submissions in the Top 100 but wanted to list them out here for visibility. Congrats to everyone!

Absence Tracker JIRA joke bot
AI Insights for Jira Service Desk Jira Risk (Forge)
App Store Currency Lookup Widget Jira search for Alfred
Approve Pages Jira Toxicity Warning
Atlassian Forge Webhook Macro for Confluence Linguistics information for JIRA
AutoQuiz Link Shortener Macro
Banners for Confluence Cloud LMS App (Learning Management System)
Bitbucket Activity Board Memory

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2 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Codegeist 2020 gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Read the Atlassian blog post announcing the winners here!

Next Steps on Prizes:

  • Overall Prizes & Top 100 Forge Winners: All winners will receive an email today with next steps to claim these cash prizes.
  • Participation Prizes: All eligible recipients of the Atlassian Developer swag pack will receive an email within the next week. 

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio

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3 months ago

Final call: Submissions close July 13

Just a final shout-out these are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the Codegeist 2020.

Final checklist:

  • Are you submitting a cloud application built with either Atlassian Connect or Atlassian Forge?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video clearly demonstrate the functionality of the application?(See these video-making tips)
  • Have you included a link to access your working software for judging and testing?

This is the final stretch - keep up the good work.


3 months ago

Submission Form Questions

Hi All!

The deadline is almost here and we've seen a few questions come through about the submission form. Here's a quick update for you:

  1. The Try It Now field is optional. We ask for a link to either your deployed app or your code repository in a required field later on the submission form. Try It Now is publicly visible so it's up to you if you'd like to fill it in and share it there :slightly_smiling_face:
  2. The Testing Instructions field is required, however, what you fill in is not specific. If there is a special thing we need to…

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3 months ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the Codegeist 2020.  Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due July 13 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

 

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 it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline.…

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3 months 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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3 months 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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4 months 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!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon,…

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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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