3 months ago

It's a wrap!

Hello,

 

Our first-ever TypingDNA Hackathon journey has come to an end, and we'd like to thank you for joining and inspiring us with your awesome projects!

We've loved seeing your ideas into action, and we look forward to hearing your feedback, which we know will help us make even cooler hackathons in the future! Let us know your thoughts by completing this short survey: TypingDNA Hackathon Feedback Form

 

Keep in touch!

The TypingDNA Team

 

 

Questions?

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


3 months ago

Announcing the winners...

First of all, let us congratulate all of the TypingDNA Hackathon participants for contributing such exciting and innovative solutions.

We also would like to congratulate the winners, who will receive an email with next steps in the coming days - so keep an eye out. You can check out the submission gallery to see these winning apps and others who have taken typing biometrics and TypingDNA to a new level.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop building - check out other great hackathons on Devpost and update your portfolio.


4 months ago

Award Ceremony streaming and Popularity Contest reminder

The Judging period is almost over. Tune in on Monday 10am ET to watch the Award Ceremony and find out who the winners are! 

There are still couple of hours left for supporting your favourite projects in the race for the Popularity Contest. Just go to the Project Gallery , open the projects and use the "Vote for this project!" green button to cast your votes. 

 

Questions?

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


4 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse 'TypingDNA Hackathon' submission gallery, click on your favorite, and vote. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Please note, as per the Devpost terms of service, you may not tamper with the vote process through manual or automated means, or attempt to compensate voters, at risk of disqualification. Find out more about public voting here.

Questions?

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


4 months ago

While waiting for the results…

The submission period is over, so what’s next?

The judges will carefully review each project over the following 2 weeks, and the winners will be announced on the 16th of November. 

While waiting for the results, we’d really like to hear your feedback! Please take 2 minutes to complete this form, it will help us improve the future hackathons: TypingDNA Hackathon Feedback Form

 

Questions?

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


4 months ago

Final call: Submissions close 10/31!

Just a final shout-out this is the last weekend to work on your project and submit to the TypingDNA Hackathon.

Final checklist:

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

  • Are you submitting a solution that uses the TypingDNA API?
  • Did you provide your project’s URL, installation files or download links. 
  • Did you provide access to your public code repository?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? Does your video clearly demonstrate how your solution works? (See our video-making best practices.)

You are almost to the finish line!…

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4 months ago

One week to go–the deadline is almost here!

Time’s almost up - there’s only one week left to the TypingDNA Hackathon.  (Find out what time that is in your city)

Ask Questions

Do you have questions to help get your project wrapped up?  Join the Slack channel and post your questions for the TypingDNA team to answer.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project 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…

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4 months ago

Two weeks to go—get ready with this submission checklist

It’s getting close - there are two weeks left to submit your solution to the TypingDNA Hackathon! Submissions are due October 31 before 5pm EDT. (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 Resources Tab and your “to-do’s”. 

Submission checklist

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

  • Are you submitting a solution that uses the TypingDNA API?

  • Did you…

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5 months ago

Fun Hack Fact Friday Tech Tips

Hello hackathon MVPs,

We want to share with you some cool tips and information that you might find useful while building your project with typing biometrics authentication.

 

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TIP: Build an accurate user profile

Save three typing patterns for a user profile before making a verification. 
If you have only one typing pattern to compare against, the verification process won’t be accurate enough. Learn more about the types of typing biometrics algorithms and how to get the best accuracy for authentication in this blog post.

 

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TIP: Choose a proper text length

Use the correct text length depending

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5 months ago

How to make your submission video great

We know as devs and innovators, your expertise normally lies behind the scenes, however, the submission video needs time too!

Your video is a major component of your submission to the TypingDNA Hackathon. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video.

 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:

  • Include your elevator pitch of why you built your project.
  • Include a visual walkthrough of your project’s features and functionality.
  • Mention how you integrated the…

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5 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your TypingDNA project, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Slack Channel to ask the TypingDNA and Devpost teams questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to see if they…

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