over 1 year ago

Help us make the next Yelp Hackathon better!

Hey everyone,  

Now that we've announced the winners, I'd love to get your feedback on your experience with Yelp API during the hackathon. Would you mind taking a a minute and fill out our survey below:   http://goo.gl/forms/8ljwKHS1Ng  

Your answers will help us build better hackathons for you in the future. Better hackathons = happier hackers. I really appreciate your help!  

Thanks, 

Quy

Product Manager, Yelp

 


over 1 year ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in! Check out out the Yelp Engineering blog to find out who won.  Go to the Yelp Hackathon 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?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

Help us make the next Yelp Hackathon better!

Hey everyone,   I'd love to get your feedback on the Yelp API.  Would you mind taking a a minute and fill out our survey below:   http://goo.gl/forms/8ljwKHS1Ng   Your answers will help us build better hackathons for you in the future. Better hackathons = happier hackers. I really appreciate your help!   Thanks,  Quy

 


over 1 year ago

Gallery for Yelp Hackthon submissions are now live!

We've just made the submissions to the Yelp Hackathon viewable in the gallery:

http://yelp.devpost.com/submissions

Check out what other people have developed with the Yelp API!

We'll be announcing the winners on April 25th so stay tuned.

 


over 1 year ago

Last day to enter Yelp Hackathon!

There’s only 6 hours left in the Yelp Hackathon! Submissions are due today before 5pm PST.

Start your submission now

Please include a video

Don’t forget: your submission must include a video showing your app. Too often, participants leave this video to the last minute without realizing that it’s an important way to showcase your work for the judges. If you need some help getting started, we’ve got you covered!

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

24 hours to go for a chance to win $5K at the Yelp Hackathon!

There are 24 hours left to build an app or website for the Yelp hackathon! 

Submissions are due this tomorrow (Friday) on March 25 before 5pm PST. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

3 more days left in the Yelp Hackathon!

There are 3 days left to build an app or website for the Yelp hackathon! 

Submissions are due this Friday on March 25 before 5pm PST. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

One more week left for the Yelp Hackathon!

Quick reminder - you have 1 week left to submit your app/website to the Yelp Hackathon!

Feel free to start cracking this weekend with your team.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

10 days to go - submit early!

There are 10 days left to build an app or website for the Yelp hackathon! 

Submissions are due March 25 before 5pm PST. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the hackathon, check out our Welcome Post to get started and check out the resources page for client libraries and code samples.

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • Have you explained how your app uses the Yelp API?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your…

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over 1 year ago

How to submit your hackathon submission as a team

We're 3 weeks away (with 3 weekends left) from the deadline! Have you formed a team yet?

If you have a team, you can submit on their behalf - on the submission form there is a place to add the emails of your team members. Once you've added them, an automatic Devpost email will be sent to your teammates to encourage them to add a quick note about their contribution to the project. Adding contributions is optional and will not affect the submission process.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the…

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over 1 year ago

One month left – start your submission

There’s one month remaining in the Yelp Hackathon! Submissions are due March 25 before 5pm PST.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline.

Prepare your video

Don’t forget: your submission must include a video showing your app. Too often, participants leave this video to the last minute without realizing that…

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almost 2 years ago

Making a great submission video

There are only 5 weeks to go before the March 25th deadline!

We know you’re focused on your Yelp hackathon submission right now, but don't forget about your submission video. It's often the first (and sometimes only) thing that our judges review.

A good video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear and concise explanation of what your app is and does. Here are some tips and a list of screencasting tools:

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain why your app is awesome. You can get into the details of…

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almost 2 years ago

Yelp API featured on the Devpost Commit Podcast

Check out the interview with our developer evangelist, Tomer Elmalem, on the most recent Devpost Commit Podcast. Get introduced to the Yelp API and learn some cool tips to help you get started with your hackathon submission.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


almost 2 years ago

New Android client library for Yelp API

Calling all Android developers!

I’m excited to announce the release of our Android client library to help you get started with the Yelp API for your Android apps. We're hoping this helps to jump-start your mobile app development.

iOS Developers - we haven't forgotten about you. We're furiously working on an iOS client library and will announce it as soon as it's ready.

Questions?

If you have any questions or issues about the Android client library, please post them on the GitHub Issues page. For general questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email hackathon@yelp.com and we'll respond…

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almost 2 years ago

Welcome to the Yelp Hackathon

Thanks for joining the Yelp Hackathon! You're officially registered now, and we’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the competition.

Here’s how to get started on your project today. Submissions are due on March 25, 2016, at 5pm PST.

  1. Plan your attack. Visit our resources page to get all the necessary documents and resources you need to build your app.
  2. Get a head start on your submission. Fill out the basic fields on the application form; this will give you a good idea of what you'll need to put together. You can edit your submission as many times as

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