6 months ago

Announcing Winners of Atlas Madness

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Atlas Madness Hackathon, a collaboration between Google and MongoDB!

After weeks of creativity, coding, and dedication, the results are in, and we are excited to congratulate our outstanding winners. Go to the Atlas Madness 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. Or, head over to the Devpost Discord Show and Tell channel to post your hard work. 

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8 months ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Atlas Madness.

Submissions are due Tuesday, July 11th at 5pm ET

 

Don’t Forget: Submission checklist

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

  1. Are you building a new app that uses MongoDB Atlas and integrates at least one Google Cloud Product? 
  2. Are all of your teammates added to your submission form? Remind them to accept the invitation so that they’re listed on the project submission! They cannot be added after the deadline.
  3. Have you created a submission video? Is your video public, coherent…

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8 months ago

Submission Checklist: Do you have everything?

Hi hackers!

 

There are ten days left to enter your submission to the Atlas Madness Hackathon. Submissions are due Tuesday, July 11th at 5pm ET (check local time). 

 

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.) Make sure all of your teammates are invited and have accepted their invitations to join your submission! They cannot be added after the deadline.

 

Submission checklist: 

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

  1. Are you building a new app that…

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8 months ago

How to make your submission video great

There are two weeks remaining in the Atlas Madness Hackathon. Submissions are due July 11th at 5pm ET (check local time)

 

Start your submission now 

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Email the hackathon manager by July 4th to request a submission review.

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…

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8 months ago

Don’t procrastinate; get your submission answers ready

Hi there,

There are 20 days left to enter your submission to the Atlas Madness Hackathon. Submissions are due Tuesday, July 11th at 5pm ET (check what time that is for you here)! 

Almost every hackathon will have at least a couple of submission questions custom to that hackathon. Don’t get caught with a list of questions unprepared! Did you know that you can review the questions ahead of time by starting your submission early? Remember: you can always continue editing your project up until the deadline. Check out some tips here. You can also request a submission…

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9 months ago

Planning your project

A little planning can go a long way toward a winning project. In Atlas Madness, we want to help you get there.  

 

Check out our Tips for Planning Your Project and the below rough timeline for when to start different activities:

  1.  Brainstorm (Start now!)
  2.  Pick an idea (this week)
  3.  Quick design and how it might work (by mid-June)
  4.  Start building (by mid-June)
  5.  Start your submission (end of June)
  6.  Finish up your project (first week in July)
  7.  Record your demo video (July 7th)
  8.  Finish submission (July 11th)

EXTRA: Email the hackathon manager and request a Submission Review (by July

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9 months ago

Get Inspired with these idea themes from Google Cloud and MongoDB

The Google Cloud and MongoDB teams have some prompts to get you brainstorming. Have a think on your own or head over to the Discord Community to bounce ideas off one another. 

 

 Data Disco

Uncover fascinating insights using Google Cloud Smart Analytics Platform and MongoDB Atlas. Groove through data analysis to create the most unique and funky results.

Example: Create a web application that uses publicly available data to track the spread of infectious diseases in different regions of the world. Analyze the data using Google Cloud BigQuery or the MongoDB Query API. Use Atlas Charts to generate

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9 months ago

Leverage the Hackathon Community

Hey hackers!

Whether or not you have started building your Atlas Madness project, the Discord Community is the perfect place to connect with other developers! Check in to the Atlas Madness hackathon to get connected.

 

Hackathon Community

Looking for a hackathon team, to brainstorm, or just have a buddy to help keep you on track? The Discord Channel can help you connect with other hackers. Don’t be afraid to ask for an accountability buddy, an idea sesh, or join forces! You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out…

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