Marte Soliza and Mark Steve Samson entry named OverDrive was on real-time collaborative programming via SublimeText using Google Docs using "headless" browsers and Ghost.py script. For their efforts, they went home with a cash prize of P50,000 and a sack load of goodies and schwags from the sponsors. Second place went to ProudCloud’s Team SBK that included Adrian Peterson Co, Jaemar Joseph Ramos, and Jaune Sarmiento. They created a web app named Mango.js which integrated feature software testing (Selenium) with a project management tool (Pivotal Tracker). Third place went to Team Think Sumo's Fasci-Nation app that featured a social media aggregator and mosaic/timeline generator for significant and inspirational Philippine events. Team was composed of Rupert Cabrera, Paolo Santos and Karlo Banzuela. (Read more...)Theme: Development
Special Award (The Jason Torres Award): KidStarter Crowdsourcing platform that helps pay for school fees of needy and gifted students (College freshmen Jaime Gabriel Young, Bryan Perry Giger and Kenley Tan) Were praised by the judges for using “cutting edge technology” (Meteor, Nitrous.io).
One of my proudest moments as a developer is winning DevCup
This hackathon creates an opportunity for Filipino developers
Hackathon focused on Filipino problems produces some gems
DevCup is the most prestigious hackathon in the Philippines to date