4 days ago

One week to go: Submit early!

There’s only a little over one week left to enter your submission to the The HERE Map Data Hackathon.  Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due December 7 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Questions

Do you have questions to help get your project wrapped up?  Join the Slack channel #here-map-data-hackathon 

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:…

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7 days ago

Good news: We’re extending the deadline for submissions!

Happy Friday, devs!

We’ve heard your concerns and appreciate all your feedback.  Despite being 100% virtual, we understand that our communities face change on an almost daily basis; new lockdown protocols, and other personal circumstances. In lieu of possible extended holiday travel and timing, we’re happy to announce that we’re pushing the deadline out! 

Submissions are now due December 7th before 5:00pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city).


We can’t wait to see what you create!

 

 

Questions?

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


14 days ago

Join Our Office Hours as the Deadline Approaches

There’s only a little over one week left to enter your submission to the The HERE Map Data Hackathon.  Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due December 1 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Office Hours

Do you have questions to help get your project wrapped up?  Join the Slack channel #here-map-data-hackathon for office hours during the following dates and times:

Nov 24: 1pm – 2pm EDT (10am - 11am PDT, 7pm - 8pm CET)

Nov 25: 10am - 11am CET (4am - 5am EDT, 1am - 2pm PDT)

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17 days ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the The HERE Map Data Hackathon.  Submissions are due December 1 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 page and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

 

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from…

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24 days ago

Three weeks to go + tip from a hackathon winner

There are three weeks remaining in the The HERE Map Data Hackathon. Submissions are due December 1 before 5pm EST. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Bonus tip from a hackathon winner

Ed Arenberg has participated (and won) in numerous hackathons, including taking home a prize in the DeveloperWeek 2020 Hackathon for his project, Tour Guide. Below are a few tips he wanted to share with his fellow devs to help you make a winning submission:

#1 - Find a solution to a problem, and then work backwards

Once you've identified your solution, think…

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about 1 month ago

Keep up the good work

Thank you for participating in the HERE Map Data Hackathon. 

We are very excited to have you onboard and help you use location technology to solve the challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic

Together with your brilliant ideas and skills coupled with our location data, we are confident that we can make a difference in this world by helping people, communities and businesses.

Happy hacking!

Questions?

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


about 1 month ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday Tips from a fellow dev team

Did you know?!

The QuikRelief team was the winner of the Best Disaster Preparedness & Relief Solutions using DocuSign in the DeveloperWeek 2020 Hackathon. The team consisting of Tyler Barkey, Chi Huynh, and Indya Dodson wanted to share their following tips they learned from using the HERE API and their hackathon participation:

 

“When we created QuikRelief, we really had no idea how relevant it would be in the age of COVID-19.  Our app allowed users to visualize a disaster/outbreak and the need for different kinds of aid in those areas (using the same HERE maps technology…

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about 1 month ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your solution for the The HERE Map Data Hackathon, 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 HERE and 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 Page to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills…

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