22 days ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the Kin Crypto 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.


28 days ago

Hours left to vote!

You have about 9 hours left to vote for the People's Choice winner!

Once you've browsed through the various projects and are ready to vote, select a project, and click the "Vote for this project!" button on the right side of the project.

Remember, you can only vote once per submission. Click here for more info on voting.

Questions?

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


about 1 month ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse the Kin Crypto Challenge submission gallery and vote for your favorite app. 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.

Questions?

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


about 1 month ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for the Kin Crypto Challenge. Update your draft submissions and submit it on the Devpost site by the deadline, October 14th at 5PM EDT. Remember, your app must go live to either Google or Apple app store to be eligible!

As a bonus, don't forget you can earn Kin by sending the Kin team valuable feedback on building with the Kin SDK — take part in this mini challenge by completing this form.  

 


about 1 month ago

All mini challenges have been posted!

We know you're probably busy with your submissions but we wanted to remind you that you can still earn additional Kin by participating in the Mini Challenges!    All of the mini challenges have now been posted and ready for you to take on -- take a peek and select which ones to complete (or do all of them because the more you accomplish, the more Kin you receive).    Good luck!

Questions?

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


about 2 months ago

1 Week Left!

You’re almost there! There’s just one week left to submit your software to the Kin Crypto Challenge.

Submissions are due October 14th 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.)  If you've only recently joined the hackathon, be sure to review the requirements and check out the resources page to get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you submit your project: 

  • Have you integrated at least one social feature into…

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2 months ago

Early Submission Prize - $1,000

There’s about one month remaining in the Kin Crypto Challenge! Submissions are due October 14th at 5:00PM ET -- but don’t wait till the last minute! The first 5 eligible submissions will earn $1,000 USD. 

Start your submission, review the Kin documentation, and make sure your app meets the requirements. Remember, to be eligible your app must be live on the Google Play or Apple App store.

We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

(Participants in Toronto, Canada -- join us at GA Toronto on September 19th to learn more about the Kin Ecosystem.

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2 months ago

Kin Crypto Challenge: Week 4

There are just four weeks remaining until Kin Crypto Challenge submissions are due. Make sure you’re ready to submit by October 14 before 5pm EDT. 

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. 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 submission form works? Head over to our submission form

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3 months ago

Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?!

We have sample apps for both our iOS and Android SDKs?  Each of these sample apps provides the full spectrum of functionality for our Client SDKs.  Just a side note that these sample apps are wired up for the Test environment and use Friendbot in place of a backend server for creating and funding accounts.

Functionality Demonstrated In Sample Apps:

  • Creating an account on the client
  • Onboarding account to the blockchain (using friendbot)
  • Sending a transactions
  • Retrieving Balance
  • Retrieving minimum blockchain fee
  • Listening for successful payment
  • Listening for successful account creation

One of the best ways…

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3 months ago

New Product and Design Tools for Kin Developers

Take your mobile app to the next level by learning from others and checking out some design best practices for integrating Kin. Here are some tools to get you started:

  • The Product Playbook can help you get started with designing your Kin experiences and includes guidelines on pricing and design.
  • The design assets google drive contains assets and docs for helping onboard your users to Kin and start appreciating each other.

Questions?

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


3 months ago

Connect with other developers & earn Kin

Whether or not you have started building your project, the Official Kin Developer Community Discord 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 ask the Devpost and Kin team questions.

As a bonus — by joining the Kin Dev Community you'll be completing a Mini Challenge. Check out all the opportunities you have to earn Kin throughout the Kin Crypto Challenge and what steps you need to take. 

Looking for a team? You can search the challenge Participants

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