r/ProgrammerHumor • u/jman005 • Nov 05 '19
HACKATHON RESULTS & WINNERS! Hackathon 2019
We're finally here, a month and a half later than we should have been, ready to give you give you the 2019 Hackathon Results! And our winners a-
Hold up a minute, not so fast. We have a few more things to say first, and seriously, what ever happened to suspense? First of all, thanks so much to everyone who entered the event and watched the Twitch streams; with your help this event has been a huge success and we've enjoyed running it the whole way through. We received a total of thirty entries, not a number to take lightly for sure. And most importantly, we now know what went right and wrong, and hopefully, this will let us make the next one even better. And of course, a huge thanks to our sponsors, who provided the backbone of this competition:
JetBrains, Digital Oceans and Reddit (you're on it right now).
They've been especially generous in the rewards they've given to us which we're about to give to you, so let's get a little internet round of applause for them.
Back to the results: judges were required to give entries a 0-5 score for relevance and 0-5 for presentation; both scores were then summed up for the entry's total score. Explanations for both categories were provided, so please DM me if you'd like to get some feedback on your submission. We then averaged the scores for each entry from every judge, and turned that into a percentage. Unfortunately, we've had to disqualify some entries for the following reasons:
It could not be run on any of the judges' computers and the demos were not comprehensive enough
Build instructions were not provided
Source code modification was necessary for the entry to work
If your entries met one of those criteria, please keep that in mind if you enter our next Hackathon (or for that matter, nearly any other programming related competition). Judging is already a significant effort on our part, especially with a theme of this nature, and we don't have the time to deal with all of these cases. Nevertheless, we still appreciate the effort to make an entry and we look forward to your next submission.
All that aside, without further ado, it's time to announce the winners: drumrolllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll:
Findio by csteinmetz1 and seanpmyers (/u/csteinmetz1) with a 95% score. You'll both be treated to a 1 year JetBrains license for any IDE and $125 in DigitalOceans credits for each.
EmojIDE by OnlyTwo_jpg/RubbaBoy (/u/OnlyTwo_jpg) with a 93% score. You'll be given a JetBrains license and $175 in DO credits.
In a deadocked tie, only decided in a last minute vote, What datetime is it right now by Yihwan (/u/yihwan) with a 90% score. You'll get a JetBrains license and $75 in DO credits.
Winners, please contact me, Gator or Steve on the Discord or on Reddit with your emails to claim your prizes.
As mentioned above, we had a tie for 3rd place between Datetime, selfCaptcha and Hello World Enterprise Edition - but the race is not over yet. We still want you to decide the People's Choice winner, which will win some large amount of Reddit coins. Vote here: https://www.strawpoll.me/18898718
Once again, thanks so much to all who entered, I think I can speak for everyone on the judging and streaming team that you've all given us at least some goods laughs with all your entries. We'll love to see what y'all come up with next year (we may also possibly have a physical booth for the event, but don't necessarily count on it). See you soon!
As a quick aside, we'll be opening moderator applications very soon and bringing in some rule changes, so please keep your eyes open for those.
u/JackySky Nov 06 '19
Damn, the Datetime one... I thought I clicked into a Bloomberg terminal.
u/exildur01 Nov 06 '19
I'm leaving that up on one of my monitors at work to look "busy".
Nov 05 '19 edited Jan 02 '21
u/OnlyTwo_jpg Nov 06 '19
Thanks, that would have been my first pick as well! There aren't exactly "events" in embeds per se, but however, links routing to a webserver to interact with things. In case you're interested in the technical details of it, there's a big wiki page on it.
u/Rein215 Nov 05 '19
u/macmillan333 Nov 05 '19
Congrats to the winners and thanks to the organizers and judges! I had great fun and I'll probably see you next year.
u/OnlyTwo_jpg Nov 06 '19
Damn gg, this was a lot of fun. Can't wait for next year :)
u/BlackBRST Nov 08 '19
Nov 11 '19
So what is a hackathon, i just joined a couple months ago
u/danfay222 Nov 11 '19
You should have used selfCaptcha for the poll...
u/TrueObsidianIRL Nov 11 '19
Yo yo yo, 1 to the 6 to the 4 to the 9. Representin the ABQ. WHAT UP BIACH LEAVE IT A TONE
u/[deleted] Nov 06 '19
The strawpoll needs a selfCAPTCHA