5 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the The Worthy Web App Challenge 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.


5 months ago

Final call: Submissions close at 4 PM ET on May 24

Just a final shout-out. This is the last weekend to work on your project and submit to the Worthy Web App Challenge.

Final checklist:

  • Did you build or modernize a web app that is designed in some way to make the world a better place using Telerik UI for Blazor, Kendo UI for Angular or KendoReact front-end components.
  • Have you indicated which required and bonus components are used in your project.
  • Did you provide an explanation for how your app is for a good cause.
  • Did you provide a URL to your code repository for judging and testing or…

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5 months ago

New Resource Added: Modernization Starter Kit from Mobilize.Net

A new resource has been added! For those of you who want to modernize an existing app, check out the Modernization Starter Kit from our friends at Mobilize.Net. They’ve included whitepapers, videos, code samples, examples, Excel worksheets and more – all designed to help you quickly and easily modernize an existing legacy app. What’s more, Mobilize’s WebMAP migration tool enables you to build modern Angular apps with Kendo UI for Angular! Check out this awesome new resource today!

Questions?

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


5 months ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There is only one week left to enter your submission to the Worthy Web App Challenge.  Submissions are due before 4 PM ET on May 24, 2021.

Your video is a major component of your submission. 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. A good script should include:

  • A description and demo of your app that is 3 minutes or less 
  • Your elevator pitch of why you built…

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5 months ago

Worthy Web Show Rescheduled for Wednesday

Hi Worthy Web Hackathon Participants!

Due to a last minute conflict, we will be rescheduling today's Worthy Web Show on twitch.tv/CodeItLive to tomorrow (Wednesday, May 12) at 10 a.m. ET. Tune in to the special Blazor Worthy Web Power Hour with Ed Charbeneau!

Apologies for any inconvenience. We look forward to chatting with you all on Twitch on Wednesday! 

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 enter your submission to the Worthy Web App Challenge. Submissions are due Monday, May 24 before 4 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.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Slack Channel, the Resources Tab, and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist
Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Did you build or modernize a web app…

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6 months ago

Three weeks to go + don’t forget to use the community

There are three weeks remaining in the Worthy Web App Challenge. Submissions are due Monday, May 24 before 4 pm ET.

As you continue to build and test your app, don’t forget there are a world of resources out there to help you. Here are a few places you can look:

  • Slack Channel: There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon. Your fellow participants are there to help and others may be having the same issues with their project, so don’t be shy! Also look through previous posts to see if there are any tips that…

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6 months ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?

Progress offers great ways to interact and visualize manipulated data through its Grid components, while Telerik Reporting can communicate data in a unique way.

Telerik Reporting is useful for displaying data in multiple ways, like through graphs, tables and more. Each report can be designed and edited in the Designer and the dataset can be filtered, sorted and grouped based on expressions and parameters. 

The Telerik UI for Blazor, Kendo UI for Angular and KendoReact grids are fully-featured offering paging, sorting, filtering, grouping, and editing. What’s more they provide interactive features like displaying hierarchical data, reordering and…

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6 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Worthy Web App 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 Progress 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…

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6 months ago

The Worthy Web Debugging Checklist

Quick update, Worthy Web Hackathon participants!

We've just added a new resource we think you'll find interesting - The Worthy Web Debugging Checklist. You can find it and many other useful blogs, demos and videos in the Resources section. All have been hand-selected to help as you build your app that makes the world a better place!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please feel free to reach out to us on Slack or email worthyweb@progress.com.

Happy coding!