3 days ago

You’re Halfway There - Keep Going!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 days ago

Tech tip: Sample effects for your project using Spark AR Studio

Using Spark AR Studio for your Developer Circles Community Challenge? There are a number of featured sample effects that can help get you on your way to an awesome submission!

You can find these projects by opening Spark AR Studio, and selecting Samples in the welcome window.

Learn to make the:

  • Glasses - Advanced effect - you'll learn about visual shaders, using the camera texture and adding interactivity.
  • Bunny Mask effect - you'll learn about animating 3D objects using the Patch Editor, and creating makeup and retouching effects.
  • Fun Zoom effect - you'll use the camera texture and Patch Editor…

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16 days ago

Need some Social Good Inspiration?

The Developer Circles Community Challenge asks you to build software that falls into one of three categories. If you’re interested in building for Social Good, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are a great place to start. In fact, Facebook featured several of the SDGs at the 2019 F8 Hackathon.

Albert Chan at Facebook spoke about the SDGs and Lual Mayen in this video. Learn more about Lual’s story “From Refugee to Game Developer.” 

WHAT ARE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS?

In September 2015, all 193 member nations of the UN adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), establishing…

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17 days ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?!

React360 applications are not restricted to 2D panels in space – you can also bring in 3D elements. Pre-built objects that have been created in 3D modeling or sculpting software can be brought into your application. React360 intentionally does not contain primitive elements like boxes and spheres – instead, it is designed to import prepared objects. You can build larger scenes from these elements.

Learn More about 3D objects in React360 here.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


24 days ago

Connect with the Dev Community

Whether or not you have started building your project, the 2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge Facebook Group is the perfect place to connect with other participants!

 

Not only can this group be a great place to help you connect with other developers who are potential teammates (you can also search the challenge Participants Page to message other participants), but also bounce ideas off other developers and Facebook Developer evangelists. This group will also update you regarding upcoming build days, Developer Circles events and more!

Happy Building!

Questions?

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about 1 month ago

Announcing in-person Build Days!

Local Developer Circles are hosting Build Days throughout the challenge to give developers the chance to collaborate and hack together. Check out the list of events to register to attend a Build Day in your city. Remember to join the local Circle to get event updates! 

If you can’t find a Build Day near you, you can still join the challenge Facebook group or visit the participants page to find and meet teammates.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.