6 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Philly Codefest 2022 gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

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 hackers.

Questions?

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


6 months ago

Important Information about Judging and Presentations

Important Information about Judging and Presentations

 

Hi Everyone,

When you arrive tomorrow at the registration desk please make sure to let them know that you are on a team and give them your team name.  One person from each team will receive an index card with a letter and a number on it, e.g. A1.  Please do not lose this card, it took me 10 minutes to write them all out today.  If you do lose the card just stop by the registration desk and ask them to make you a new one.

 

We will…

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest - Final Reminders prior to tomorrow's event

We would like to thank everyone once again for their participation in Philly Codefest 2022!  We have a good number of projects submitted and look forward to seeing you all present your work tomorrow.

***We are still waiting on responses from several teams about team members and opt-in challenges.  Please be sure to have your team leader (the person who created the project in Devpost) check their messages.  

You have until 11:59pm Eastern time tonight to opt-in for challeges, add team members and submit your final project.  

For those attending tomorrow's event (please click here to let us know

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest Prize Selection Final Reminder

Philly Codefest Prize Selection Final Reminder 

Hi Everyone,

The final project submission deadline is tonight at midnight.  I sent out a number of private messages to individual teams through Devpost about your prize selection.  If you selected both the student and collaborative team prize you must update your selection.  You can only select one of these.  If you fail to do so by tonight at midnight your team will be considered a collaborative team and you will not be eligible for the student team prize.  Please review the prize criteria below to make sure…

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6 months ago

IMPORTANT Information about Projects and Prize Selection

Hi Everyone,

I hope your projects are going well.  At this point all projects should be submitted to Devpost and all team members should be assigned to that project. 

 

After reviewing many of the projects I noticed that some of you have not opted in for any prizes and others have opted in for both the Student Team and Collaborative Team prizes, you cannot opt in for both Student and Collaborative team prizes.  Please review the following information very carefully and make sure you select all the correct prizes in Devpost.  You can view the full detail of…

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - Ciright Mentor Available for Online Chat

 

Shane Staret, Lead Platform Analyst & Programmer from Ciright, will be joining us to answer any questions that you might have about the Ciright challenge, or other technical questions.  You'll be able to chat with him in the Ciright channel - If you are planning on participating in the Ciright Challenge and would like one of their Cyber One Cards, please let us know!

Please join us on Discord - https://discord.gg/weSWS9UM

Questions?

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


6 months ago

Philly Codefest Update - Project Submissions, Discord and more

Happy Wednesday Everyone,

At this point you should have created and submitted a project the Philly Codefest Devpost site, please make sure all of your teams members have been added to your DevPost project.  Remember teams must be between 2-6 people.  1 person teams are not allowed and will be disqualified. 

 

If you are having trouble submitting your project or adding team members please reach out to me asap.  You can contact me on Discord or email me directly at jda57@drexel.edu.  If you would like to verify that your project has been submitted

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - Reminder Devpost Deadline Tonight

Please remember to have something submitted into Devpost tonight.  You can continue to update your project's name/team/project idea throughout the week, but we need soemthing in Devpost tonight to give us an idea how many projects to expect.  

Also, please remember to complete this short survey to let us know which events you will be attending in person on Saturday, April 9. 

Thank you!

Questions?

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


6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - Ciright Mentor Available for Online Chat

Shane Staret, Lead Platform Analyst & Programmer from Ciright will be joining us on Discord this afternoon from 1pm-3pm Eastern to answer any questions that you might have about the Ciright challenge, or other technical questions that you might have. You'll be able to chat with him in the Ciright Channel

You can join us at - https://discord.gg/pSZxhwD8 

Questions?

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


6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - The Future of Online Learning

The Future of Online Learning

First prize $2,000, Second prize $1,000, Third prize $500

 Challenge Description

Drexel University has been a leader in online learning since for over twenty years. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the world went online, and the importance of a quality online learning experience was critical. Everything from the way in which prospects learn about universities’ online programs, to the inquiry and application experience, to the virtual classroom experience is equally important in generating a knowledgeable and satisfied student.   The “Future of Online Learning” challenges teams to create a concept for a well-designed mobile application that…

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - Comcast Cable Challenge - Build a Gestural Interface for Web Design

Challenge Title: Build a Gestural Interface for Web Design

Prize: Comcast gear, lunch and tour of the Comcast Philadelphia building.  Prizes will be delivered during the time of the tour.  Scheduling of the lunch and tour will be no sooner than May 1, 2022

Challenge Description:

Design and Build a Gestural Interface for Web Design

 

Challenge:

Gestures are a natural part of communication.  In some cases, gestures can provide most of the expression and content of the message.  For some individuals, a means of interacting with digital environments through gestural communications can be liberating.  At one limit, American Sign

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - Ciright Absolute Security Solution Challenge

Primary Challenge:

Properly implementing CyberONE card log-in authentication into your team’s

Codefest application is the primary objective of Ciright’s challenge.

 NOTE #1: To properly implement FIDO into any application, the app must have

the ability to do the following:

● register a FIDO authentication method

● deregister a FIDO authentication method       

● allow the user to login or use MFA with a FIDO authentication method

 NOTE #2: When testing the CyberONE functionality of your application, you

CANNOT use MacOS as it does not support FIDO authentication through NFC.

You must use Windows or an iOS/Android device…

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6 months ago

Philly Codefest 2022 - Weekly Schedule 4/4-4/9, 2022

Philly Codefest 2022 Schedule

Monday, April 4 (Virtual)

  • All day – Hacking begins! Teams form online and start on their projects (registrants should visit Devpost to find and connect with others looking for teammates).
  • 4:30 p.m. ET – Philly Codefest Workshop – Devpost Tutorial

Tuesday, April 5 (Virtual)

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