4 months ago

Winners Announcement

Hi there fellow hacker,

Here are the winners of the Polkadot Hackathon: North America Edition!

 

Main tracks

 

Overall Winner

Grand Prize - XCM DOT Autostake

 

Interfaces & Experiences

First Place - Moonbridge

Second Place - Subsocial Substrate StackExchange

Third Place - Polkadot Point of Sale Terminal

 

DAO & Governance

First Place - Diora Network

Second Place - Rooster DAO

Third Place - Shivarthu

 

Web3 & Tooling

First Place - PostThread

Second Place - Next Step

Third Place - SamaritanOS: A DID-based Web3 Cloud Access Layer

 

DeFi

First Place - RoboFi

Second Place - Polkadot

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4 months ago

And the winner is... - updated

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! 
Join our closing ceremony in a few minutes here (now with the correct link)! It starts at 1PM EDT (7PM CET).

You can replay it later aas well from the same link.

See you there!


4 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! 
Join our closing ceremony in a few minutes here! It starts at 1PM EDT (7PM CET).

You can replay it later aas well from the same link.

See you there!

 


5 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse 'Polkadot Hackathon: North America Edition' submission gallery, click on your favorite, and vote. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Please note, as per the Devpost terms of service, you may not tamper with the vote process through manual or automated means, or attempt to compensate voters, at risk of disqualification. Find out more about public voting here.

Questions?

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


5 months ago

Submission deadline extended by one day

Hello hackers,

We have extended the submission deadline by a day, so the new deadline to submit your project is July 13 12:00 AM PDT - so last minutes of July 12th. 

Still have questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum or on our Discord channel

Looking forward to seeing your submission! 

Happy hacking!

 


5 months ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Polkadot Hackathon: North America Edition.


5 months ago

One week to go with your submissions

Hey fellow hackers,

Time is flying, we are almost at the end of the Polkadot Hackathon North America Edition, so here’s a reminder to submit your projects by July 11th at 11:55 PM PST / 8:55AM CET (July 12th).

Don't forget, you can reach out to our mentors on Discord any time!

Happy hacking to y'all!

 


5 months ago

On today's program - June 21

Hello hackers!

Today's the last day of the workshops! Join today's sessions on the links below: 

#1 Privacy for Polkadot by Shumo Chu from Manta Network - 9AM PST (6PM CET) - rescheduled

How does Manta empower parachain asset? Go into pointers of how it works, and what app developers can get from Manta for privatizing the assets.

Join event

 

#2  Build a Twitter-like dapp with Subsocial SDK by Tushar Ojha and Vlad Pro from Subsocial - 10AM PST (7PM CET) 

We will demonstrate how to integrate Subsocial SDK with the front-end (React, Vue, Angular). By creating a Twitter-like…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 16

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 Vaults & Mints: Bitcoin DeFi 101 for Dotsama by Theodore Bugnet from Interlay - 9AM PST (6PM CET) 

We'll explain how interBTC works, how to mint and how to spin up a Vault. Ideally, also have a demo of how/what you can build on Interlay + a feature bounty.

Join event

 

See you there!

Happy hacking!


6 months ago

On today's program - June 15

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 Integrate dApp Staking chain-extension on ink! smart contract by Mario Vukelic from Astar Network - 9AM PST (6PM CET) 

In this Workshop we will build ink! smart-contracts and integrate dApp-staking, using chain extension, enabling contracts to pallet communication.

Join event

 

#2 Privacy for Polkadot by Shumo Chu from Manta Network - 10AM PST (7PM CET) 

How does Manta empower parachain asset? Go into pointers of how it works, and what app developers can get from Manta for privatizing the assets.

Join the event from the calendar link

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6 months ago

Register for the Polkadot Hacker House in NYC

Hello hackers,

Did you know that the first ever Polkadot Hacker House is happening next week in New York City, between June 23-28?

This six-day event for developers, coders, engineers and builders will be filled with technical workshops, in-person support, mentorship and networking. 
You can find more details about the event in our blogpost. This is something you don't want to miss! We still have some seats available, so make sure to APPLY NOW!

We are looking forward to seeing you there! 


6 months ago

On today's program - June 14

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 Build dApps with Substrate connect light client by Nikos Kontakis from Parity Technologies - 10AM PST (7PM CET) 

Let's talk about light clients and how they can be used in a dApp with the help of polkadotJS RPC provider - to interact with nodes.

Join event

 

#2 How to integrate DIDs and use Credentials by Dudley Needham from KILT Protocol -  11AM PST (8PM CET)   - rescheduled

The workshop will go through DIDs and credentials using the typescript SDK for the KILT Protocol and the Sporran wallet.…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 13

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 Building the Future with the Zeitgeist SDK by Jørn Andre Tangen from Zeitgeist - 11PM PST (8AM CET) 

Introduction to the Zeitgeist SDK. This workshop will revolve around the basics of our SDK and help inform developers about subjects such as: How to create a prediction market, add liquidity, and how to buy assets within the market.

Join event

 

See you there!

Happy hacking!


6 months ago

On today's program - June 10

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 Building a Composable NFT with embedded transferable and non-transferable child NFTs by Peter Sergeev from Equilibrium - 10AM PST (7PM CET)

Workarounds on one of the most actual problems in DeFi when it comes to the distribution of income to liquidity pools and accounting for multiple parameters of their members.

Join event

 

#2 Intro to Crust cross-chain storage by Song Chou and Luke Fan - 11AM PST (8PM CET)

In this workshop, you'll learn how Crust providing decentralized storage for Polkadot-ecosystem, ethereum-ecosystem, Solana, NEAR and etc.Join event on the…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 9

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 Building a Composable NFT with embedded transferable and non-transferable child NFTs Yuri Petusko from RMRK - 9AM PST (6PM CET)

The workshop will focus on how to create, modify and traverse tree-like NFT structures as well as how to manage the nesting permissions. Also, we will talk about the NFT properties -- collection-owner-defined permissioned key-value pairs on an NFT.

Join event

 

#2 Write Deploy & Interact with ink! smart-contracts by Mario Vukelic - 10AM PST (7PM CET)

In this workshop we will explore how to write a WASM smart…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 8

Hello hackers!

 

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

 

#1 Building a unified API for indexing EVM and Substrate data with Subsquid by Massimo Luraschi from Subsquid - 9AM PST (6PM CET)

The workshop will focus on how to create, modify and traverse tree-like NFT structures as well as how to manage the nesting permissions. Also, we will talk about the NFT properties -- collection-owner-defined permissioned key-value pairs on an NFT.

Join event on the link in the calendar

#2 Building Cross-Chain DApps with XC-20s by Kevin Neilson from Moonbeam - 11AM PST (8PM CET) 

In this workshop,…

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6 months ago

Need a team?

Hello hackers,

Do you have a project idea you need teammates for, or do you have awesome skills that you want to use to make an idea a success? 

If the answer is 'yes' to any of the above questions, there are many ways to find the perfect match:

  1. Take a look around the Participants list, where you can filter by skills, role in a project or even an idea. 
  2. You can ask around on the Discord server, in #hackathon-team-formation. If you're not on Discord yet, here is an invite
  3. Join the virtual networking events! If you have saved…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 7

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

 

#1 Permissioned tree-like NFT structures and NFT properties by Daniel Shiposha and Greg Zaitsev from Unique Netwok - 9AM PST (6PM CET)

The workshop will focus on how to create, modify and traverse tree-like NFT structures as well as how to manage the nesting permissions. Also, we will talk about the NFT properties -- collection-owner-defined permissioned key-value pairs on an NFT.

Join event 

#2 Kusama Smart Home by Vadim Manaenko from Robonomics Network - 10AM PST (7PM CET) 

We provide a way to replace cloud services with Web3 approach…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 3

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

#1 How to Use Crust to Decentralise Your Application by Luke Fan and Lude Clay from Crust Network - 9AM PST (6PM CET)

In this workshop, you'll learn 2 ways using Crust decentralize your application, including websites, NFT metadata and general file storage.

Join event 

#2 EVM / PALLET / WASM cross-chain operation SLP minting vToken by Bob Liu from Bifrost - 11AM PST (8PM CET) 

SLP (Staking Liquidity Protocol) is a Bifrost pallet running liquid-staking-assets, such as vKSM. The challenge is to create a cross-parachain Dapp in EVM /…

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6 months ago

On today's program - June 2

Hello hackers!

Join today's workshops on the links below: 

 

#1 Introduction to ink! by Hernando Castano from Parity Technologies - 10AM PST (7PM CET) - 

Attend  this session to understand about ink! and how you can leverage on ink! for smart contract building.

Join event

 

#2 vToken Exchange, Yield Aggregator, Lending Platform by Bob Liu from Bifrost - 11AM PST (8PM CET) 

Build a project for empowering vToken's liquidity and utility, no limited forms.

Join event

 

See you there!
Happy hacking!


6 months ago

On today's program - May 31

Hello hackers!

Join the first workshop of the hackathon today, May 31 at 10AM PST (7PM CET) by Emre Surmeli, Technical Educator of the Web3 Foundation.

In his session he will do an intro to Polkadot, where you will hear about the basics to get a kick start to your hackathon journey. 

You can join the workshop through this link.

Happy hacking!


6 months ago

Hackathon launch, opening ceremony and virtual networking today

Hi there,

Today's the day, the Polkadot Hackathon: North America edition is launching at 9AM PST! 

Don't miss the Opening Ceremony at 10AM PST, where we'll officially cut the ribbon and tell you everything you need to know to make your participation the most successful.

Right after the opening ceremony we welcome everyone at a virtual networking and team formation event on Gather.Town! Subscribe to our hackathon calendar for more details about these events and also for the upcoming workshops. 

Can't wait to see you at the opening ceremony! 

 

 


6 months ago

Polkadot Hacker House in NYC

Hey there,


We are excited to announce that we are hosting the first ever Polkadot Hacker House in New York City, between June 23 and 28 2022.

This six-day event for developers, coders, engineers and builders will be filled with technical workshops, in-person support, mentorship and networking. 
You can find more details about the event in our blogpost. This is something you don't want to miss! 

Please make sure to APPLY NOW, as we have limited capacity in the venue. 

We are looking forward to seeing you there! 


6 months ago

Pre-Hack Community Event #1 - join us!

Only one week to go and the Polkadot Hackathon: North America Edition officially kicks off! 
We invite you to join our community call today at 10AM PST on this link.

We will talk about the upcoming hackathon, categories and prizes and we're going to answer your questions as well.

If you don't want to miss any of these events in the future,  add our hackathon events to your calendar!

Need more info?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum. In case you need any resources, take a look at the Participants

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