5 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the Appian World 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?

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


6 months ago

Announcing the finalists...

The judges have weighed select five finalists, who will receive an email with next steps in the coming days (so keep an eye out). Congratulations!

We appreciate everyone who took submitted!

Questions?

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


6 months ago

Final call: Submissions close Tuesday (3/27)!

Just a final shout-out that you have two more days left in the Appian World Hackathon. Submissions are due March 27 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Once the deadline is up, all eligible submissions will be scored to determine the top three finalists. The finalists will be asked to demo in person or remotely to the all-star panel of judges at Appian World 2018. So good luck, and stay tuned!

Questions?

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


6 months ago

One week to go–the deadline is almost here!

Time’s almost up. There’s only one week left to submit your app to the Appian World Hackathon. Submissions are due March 27 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

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


6 months ago

Two weeks to go—submit early!

There are two weeks left to submit your business app. Submissions are due March 27 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

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.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the quick-start guide and browse the Resources page.

 

Submission checklist

Before the deadline passes, make sure you run through this list:

  • Are you submitting a functioning Appian app?
  • Did you provide a way to test your functioning…

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7 months ago

Three weeks left—start your submission

There are three weeks remaining in the Appian World Hackathon! Submissions are due March 27, 2018 before 5pm ET.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your skill 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. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial.

Prepare your video

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7 months ago

In case you missed it: Appian 18.1 is out!

Hey Appian Hackathoners:

Over the weekend we upgraded all Appian hackathon sites to the latest version of Appian.  Appian 18.1 has all sorts of great new features to help you differentiate your application.   Some of the highlights include:

For End Users we have updates focused on further improving use experience:

  • Web Content Component: You can now embed external websites as a part of an overall interface in the Appian environment.
  • Enhanced SAIL capabilities now provide icons for rich text, new text layout options, and new column layout configurations.
  • And more...

For Designers Appian 18.1 provides easier application design and management

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7 months ago

Tips for making your submission video

We know you’re focused on preparing your app, but don't forget about your video. It’s a key part of your submission because it will help the judges review your project.

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 best practices:

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain what your skill is and why kids will like it. You can get into the details of how it works later on in the video, but treat the opening seconds…

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8 months ago

Quick-start guide

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

Here’s how to prepare yourself to build a business app on the Appian low-code platform. Remember: Submissions are due March 27, 2018, at 5pm ET.

  1. Request access to the Appian platform if you don’t have an account here using the Instant Access Token: AW18HACKATHON (Need admin access on your account? Request it on the resources tab.)
  2. Review the documentation. Familiarize yourself with the Appian platform and browse the documentation. This list of tutorials might be helpful, too.

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