About the challenge

MecSimCalc is a website that allows users to create and share Python web applications in minutes for free. This event, sponsored by Ramy Adeeb from 1984 Ventures, is aimed to showcase MecSimCalc as a platform by allowing developers to create and share apps for a chance to win $100! Participants are encouraged to join anytime between the week (October 8th - October 15th, 2022).

Get started

You can get started by joining our discord and subreddit to find out more: Discord Link Reddit Link

Requirements

What to Build

After joining our Discord and SubReddit, you must create an app on https://mecsimcalc.com/ and tag it as "Comp10082022".

What to Submit

You will submit a publicly available app on MecSimCalc, any other platform or file will not be accepted. Submissions will be submitted via a link to the MecSimCalc app in our discord server along with a description of the app. Afterwards, submit your project to the DevPost website.

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Prizes

$CAD100 in prizes

$100

$100 for the app with the highest score. Accepted methods of payment are e-transfer, PayPal and Wize.

DevPost Win (5)

A DevPost win for the top 5 apps.

Blog Post (5)

The top 5 apps will be featured on a blog post for our website.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Daren Trinh

Daren Trinh
COO/MecSimCalc

Samer Adeeb

Samer Adeeb
CEO/MecSimCalc

Weichen Qiu
CTO/MecSimCalc

Keish Chandel
Developer/MecSimCalc

Judging Criteria

  • Usefulness (Out of 5)
    How big is the market for this app? Are there other apps like this out there? If so, how does this one compare? Is this something that will be used often? Is it intuitive and easy to use?
  • Complexity (Out of 5)
    How detailed is this app? Complexity of algorithms used? Variety of functions/libraries used? How creatively was this app done?
  • Appearance (Out of 5)
    How does the app look? Is it clean and easy to understand? Is the documentation and wording sufficient?
  • Execution (Out of 5)
    Does the app work? Are there any problems with the app? Could it be done better? What improvements need to be made? Is this something that someone would be able to use?
  • Bonus (Out of 5)
    How many views did it get? (50/100/250/500/1000 views)

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