about 1 month ago

And the winner is...

First of all, let us congratulate all of the Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022 participants for trying out Velo by Wix

Don't forget to register at wixdevcon.com for our upcoming Devcon in NYC. You can meet a bunch of great Velo programmers, learn how to supercharge your use of Velo, and discover all new features that are coming to Velo soon! 

You can register to attend in-person on Sept 7-8th in NYC or catch the videos after the event on our YouTube channel!

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Our winners are:

Love Monsters! |

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about 2 months ago

One day to submit feedback

The Wix DevCon Hackathon project submission deadline may be over but you still have a shot to win one of the three Bonus Participation Prizes for Most Valuable Feedback!

3 Most Valuable Feedback prizes of $100 USD + VIP Plan vouchers 

Now that you have tried out the Velo development platform, fill out the feedback submission form

You can submit a feedback form as many times as you’d like, but can only win one of the feedback prizes. This feedback submission form will only be open until 5 PM ET on August 17, 2022. Feedback submissions will be judged…

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about 2 months ago

Are you going to make it today?

Today is the last day to submit your game to the Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022! 

Submissions are due before 5 PM ET today (August 15, 2022) 

 

 Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022 checklist: 

     Built a game with Velo on the Wix platform

     Implemented Wix Editor Elements (Native or Custom)

     Integrated 2 apps, services, or APIs on the Velo Development Platform

     Published the game on Wix

     Created a 3 - 5 minute video that will show off the game to the judges. Included a…

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about 2 months ago

How is your video coming along?

Start thinking about how your video will show off your game to the judges and your peers. Need an example? Check out previous winning projects on Devpost and their videos.

 

Here’s some general advice:

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say and demonstrate in your video and rehearse it before recording. Essentially a good script should:

  • Be three to five minutes in length.
  • Include why you built your game.
  • Show a visual walkthrough of your game’s features and functionality.
  • Explain which Wix Elements you used and how you integrated the 2 apps, services…

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about 2 months ago

Prizes, Prizes, and more Prizes!

If building a game and taking your web development knowledge to the next level isn’t enough incentive for you, here’s a reminder of the prize potential for eligible participants:

 

First Place

  • $5,000 USD
  • Flight and hotel paid for up to 2 team members to fly out to Wix DevCon in NYC on Sept 7-8
  • Present your project during the Community Showcase at NYC Devcon
  • 1-hour feedback session with Wix team
  • Social promotion of project and team 
  • 1-year VIP Plan voucher per person (retail value: $540)

 

Second Place

  • $2,500 USD
  • Flight and hotel paid for up to 2 team…

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about 2 months ago

Do you have everything?

There are less than two weeks left to enter your submission to the Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022. Submissions are due August 15, 2022, before 5 PM ET. 

 

 

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).

 

Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022 checklist: 

     Built a game with Velo on the Wix platform

     Implemented Wix Editor Elements (Native or Custom)

     Integrated 2 apps, services, or APIs on the Velo Development Platform

     Published the…

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2 months ago

Did you know?!

There are prizes for giving feedback and community engagement!

During the Wix DevCon Hackathon, Wix is looking for developers, like you, to provide feedback on Velo and get active in the Devs on Wix Discord community. 

 

3 Most Valuable Feedback prizes of $100 USD + VIP Plan vouchers 

After trying out the Velo development platform, fill out the feedback submission form here. You can submit a feedback form as many times as you’d like, but can only win one of the feedback prizes. This feedback submission form will only be open until 5 PM ET on August 17,…

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2 months ago

Ready Player Two

Whether or not you have started building your game for the Wix DevCon Hackathon, the Devs on Wix Discord community is the perfect place to connect with other developers! 

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and find technical help, but you can also use it to ask the Wix and Devpost teams questions!

 

 Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team? Hop on the Devs on Wix Discord and start to collaborate and team up with other developers. You can also use the Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their…

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2 months ago

Join the kick off today

Today the Wix team will be live in chat and on video to talk about the hackathon and answer all your burning questions.

July 21 at 12 PM EDT / 4 PM UTC

Find details and join from the Devs on Wix Discord


2 months ago

Let’s kick it

Join the Devs on Wix Discord and kick off the hackathon with the Wix team!

The hackathon kick off is on the 21st and we will be live in chat and on video to talk about the hackathon and answer all your burning questions.

July 21 at 12 PM EDT / 4 PM UTC

Find details and join from the Devs on Wix Discord


3 months ago

What game will you be building?

Let’s get started building your Wix DevCon Hackathon 2022 project!

 

Planning

A little planning can go a long way toward a winning project. Check out our Tips for Planning Your Project.

 

Resources

Figuring out where to start with your project can sometimes be a big hurdle. The Resources page can be a great place to find your footing. Take advantage of the different guides, tutorials, and other helpful tips.

 

Office Hours

Join us on the Devs on Wix Discord for office hours! This is a chance for you to get technical help on your project, get…

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3 months ago

Need a little help? Office Hours offer an opportunity to chat with Wix devs!

Don’t be shy, join us on the Devs on Wix Discord for office hours! This is a chance for you to get technical help on your project, get clarity on the requirements, or just share how your project is going to get feedback. 

 

Join us on the Devs on Wix Discord

July 7th @ 12 PM EDT / 4 PM UTC 

July 21st @ 12 PM EDT / 4 PM UTC - Special Hackathon Kickoff 

August 4th @ 12 PM EDT / 4 PM UTC 

 

Unable to attend the office hours? Hop on the Devs on

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