First a big thanks to our location, event, community, and API sponsors for supporting our 4th hackathon. We had a great turn out with about 45 developers creating over 17 projects! You can see all the submitted projects online on our challengepost website – hackregina.challengepost.com
Here’s our winners!
1st Place & People’s Choice - Barstar
A mobile app that uses crowd-sourced rankings on local bars and pubs to allow others to find out where the party is. Uses YellowAPI to get a list of nearby pubs, bars, and clubs.
2nd Place & Best PrDC App - Plan.Conf
3rd Place - GitClub
A web application that uses data from your GitHub profile’s commits to award experience points, which you can then use to pit yourself up against other contributors in a pokemon-style fight! Used the GitHub API.
Student Prize - Any Time Mail
Best Context.IO App - Inbox to SMS - Using Context.IO to allow users to receive email and respond via SMS messages
You can see some pictures from the event in our dropbox share.
Thanks to everyone who attended our hackathon and made the event a success! Hope to see you at our next event!