First a big thanks to our location, event, community, and API sponsors for supporting our 5th hackathon. We had a great turn out with about 20 developers creating 8 projects! You can see all the submitted projects online on our challengepost website – hackreginaspring2014.challengepost.com
Here’s our winners!
Commtivity is a web application that allows you to post activities for others to join. If you’re playing soccer in the park, post it on the site – Commtivity will let other subscribers in the area know via text message that there’s a game to join.
APIs used: Windows Azure, Twilio
SafeStation correlates the location of gas stations in Regina with neighbourhood crime data to present a list of the most and least safe gas stations to fill up at in Regina.
APIs Used: GasBuddy API, Regina Police Service Community Crime Data
Use the PlanAhead web app on your desktop or mobile device to determine the best gas stations to fill up at along your road trip.
APIs used: GasBuddy API
Witty Bot uses an Arduino, an android phone, and the Wit API to send voice commands to a motorized bot that can move forward, move backwards, and fetch you a beer.
APIs used: Wit API