18 days ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the 2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

 

Global Winners

 

First Place

Fun with English 

Second Place

Roar 

Third Place

Headboard 

Best Pre-Existing Solution

Cadenza!! 

Bonus Winners

 

Gaming & Entertainment

ColorMax 

Productivity & Utility

Aptero 

Social Good

HealthPro 

  


Questions?
Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow…

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about 2 months ago

And your regional winners are…

We’d like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Developer Circles from Facebook Community Challenge. The volume and quality of the applications has been impressive! If you were not selected as a regional winner, please support your fellow developers and try out their solutions!

The judges have deliberated and chosen the following regional winners who will compete to become global winners of the competition. Check back to see the global winners after November 19th!

 

Asia Pacific

 

First Place

ColorMax

Second Place

Fun with English

Third Place

BaghChal. Nepali Board Game

Best Pre-Existing Solution

Glass Runner!

North America

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3 months ago

Thanks for Taking Part!

Thank you for building such incredible submissions!

Stay tuned for the regional winner announcement in a couple of weeks!

Questions?

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


3 months ago

Final call: Submissions close tomorrow (September 20)!

There is only one day left to finish up your project and submit it to the 2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge. Submissions are due tomorrow, September 20 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

As you finish up on your project, use this weekend to run through the requirements to make sure your submission meets them:

Submission checklist

  • Are you submitting a working software application that fits into one of the given categories: Gaming and Entertainment, Productivity and Utility, or Social Good?
  • Does your software use at least one of the required…

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3 months ago

One week left to deadline!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the 2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge. Don’t wait until the last minute! Submissions are due September 20 before 5pm ET. (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 2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge.

Submissions are due September 20 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 2019 Developer Circles Community  Challenge Facebook Group and check the Resources page for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from…

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3 months ago

Three weeks to go: best practice tips for your instant game

There are three weeks remaining in the Developer Circles Community Challenge! Submissions are due September 20 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. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head…

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4 months ago

A shoutout to the Developer Circles Leads

Let's all give the Developer Circles Leads from around the world a round of applause for all the hard work they put into hosting Build Days for the Developer Circles Community Challenge. They are truly bringing together the developer community to learn, laugh, and build great software.

See the new photo gallery featuring many of the Build Day events that have already taken place!

Harare, Zimbabwe

We will be adding more photos to the gallery regularly. Have a great photo of your team at a local Build Day event? Send it to devcircles@devpost.com and you may be featured in the gallery! 

 


4 months ago

Four weeks left + submission video tips

Reminder - there are just four weeks left in 2019 Developer Circles Community  Challenge! Submissions are due September 20 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city.)

Don’t forget: We know as devs your expertise lies in building software - so keep building! However, the submission video needs time too! It's often the first thing that judges and voters review.

Your video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear way to showcase your software and talent in a video: 

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video,…

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4 months ago

You’re Halfway There - Keep Going!

Questions?

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


4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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.


5 months 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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5 months 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.