over 1 year ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow hackers.


over 1 year ago

One Week to Go! – Final Submissions Due October 26

There is just one more week before the final submission deadline in the Go Interactive: Mobile App Challenge online hackathon. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get a piece of over $22,000 in cash & prizes. Final submissions are due before October 26 at 10:00 PM Pacific Time.

SUBMISSION TIPS

  • Be sure to review the “Official Rules” for this challenge.
  • Complete and enter all of the required fields on the “Enter a Submission” page of the Challenge Website.
  • Confirm that your app uses at least one of the three interactive scenarios.
  • Describe your app in approximately 200 words.…

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over 1 year ago

Just Two Weeks to Go -- Submit Early and Avoid the Rush!

There are just two weeks left in the Go Interactive: Mobile App Challenge. Final submissions are due by October 26 at 10PM Pacific Time. As we get closer, be sure to verify that time in your local time zone.

 

REMINDER

Start your submission early. Review the “Official Rules” and fill out the basic fields on the submission form and save it as a draft today. This will give you a good idea of what you'll need to pull together before the deadline. You can continue to edit your submission as often as you like up until the…

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over 1 year ago

Go Interactive Challenge: New Sample Apps Available

For those who have been waiting for that extra sparkle of inspiration to create the perfect app for the Magnet Mobile App Challenge, we want to let you know that we have recently released 2 new sample apps for you to explore and use -- including source code -- for iOS (Objective-C & Swift) and Android (Java). All versions of these apps are posted to Github:

  • Rich Messaging sample app (iOS / Android) -- We created a simple chat app to demonstrate how rich content such as images, videos, and geographical location can be shared using Magnet Message.…

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almost 2 years ago

Find teammates and invite your friends!

We have 40 days to go to build and submit your killer app for the Magnet Mobile App Challenge! There is still plenty of time to dream up innovative ways to use messaging or interactive features in your app that leverage APIs in Magnet Message. As a reminder, we do permit both multiple entries and team entries for this hackathon. We encourage you to reach out to your friends and mobile developers or UI gurus to have them join the Challenge. DevPost also provides a great way to find potential teammates to build your app. 

Thanks again for being part of the…

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almost 2 years ago

3 Cool Tips to Add Messaging to Your App

Now that you’ve had a few days to register and explore ideas for how to crush the competition, we want to help you get started quickly so you can add cool messaging capabilities to your app. We’ve come up with a few ideas to help you think about how to improve your app with messaging. Here are 3 possibilities that leverage one or more of the interactive messaging scenarios required in the “Official Rules”:

Use Chat to Ask for Help
Add one-to-one or one-to-many chat so users can easily ask for help or request assistance inside your app. Think about how…

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almost 2 years ago

Starting Your Hack: Go Interactive

Get Started Now

Welcome to the Go Interactive online hackathon sponsored by Magnet Systems on DevPost! You are officially registered and you are already well on your way to awesomeness.

Here’s how to get started on your app today. Submissions are due October 26, 2015 at 10:00 PM (Pacific Time).

  1. Plan your attack. Visit the Resources page for links to register for a developer account on Magnet.com and to learn all the amazing things you can do with Magnet Message. Registration on Magnet.com is required for challenge submissions and to qualify for the sweepstakes prizes and a chance to…

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