almost 2 years ago

Announcing Winners and New Showcase Page

Uber Developers!

Thank you all for partcipating in our hackathon. We had a lot of fun and we hope that ou all did to. Congratulations to all the winners and honorable mentions! We just wanted to let you all know that the winning projects are now live on our new showcase page.

We also just posted a blog post about the hackathon to recap all the awesome things that you all did. You can view the blog here. Thanks again for an amazing time and we look forward to our next hacakthon.

-Nathan Lam, Product Marketing Lead, API


almost 2 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow hackers.


almost 2 years ago

Judging and Announcements

Hello Uber Developers!

We are finishing up our judging period and believe me our entire team is very impressed. One thing that we have noticed through several messages in regards to app testing. Rest assured we have gone through each app for judging, regardless to what it may indicate (downloaded, tested, etc.). We will announce winners on June 16th so stay tuned and best of luck.

-Nathan Lam, Product Marketing Lead, API


almost 2 years ago

Don't Forget To Submit Your Projects Today!

Hello Uber Developers!

We hope all your projects are ready for submission! There is approximately 4 hours left in the competion so we wanted to make sure that you get all your projects submitted on time. As always we are super excited to see so many of you cranking out amazing projects. Best of luck and we hope that you'll be the lucky one that we see shortly.

-Nathan Lam, Product Marketing Lead, API


almost 2 years ago

T-minus 3 Days!

Uber Developers!

There’s only 3 days left in the competition so please make sure that you have everything ready for submission. The last day to submit your projects will be May 15, 2015 (5pm EST). After the submission dealine, we will be taking the next few weeks off in order to review each project. Winners will be announced on June 16th (2PM EST) so stay tuned and make sure to follow @Uber_API for updates.

To review the full submission instructions, please click here.

Quick Tips for Submissions

Android Applications: Upload an .apk file on the Enter a Submission form or provide…

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almost 2 years ago

You're at the Home Stretch!

Congratulations you’re almost there! With only 10 more days left for the hackathon, we want to make sure that you have everything you need to wrap things up. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to ask us! As always we are constantly answering questions on the discussion page, so please check out that resource to see if your question has already been answered. We'll also be sending out some final submission tips in the next day or so. Please stay tuned for further instructions.

On a side note, our team has been extremely busy with new launches. Here’s a recap…

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about 2 years ago

Developers, Your Webhooks are Now Arriving

Surprise!

The wait is officially over and we have some new tools for you all! I’m excited to announce the release of webhooks, estimates, and receipts. Whether you’re still starting your project or have already completed it, there’s always room for improvement. Although these new functionalities are optional for your project, you can bet that we will take notice if you use them. Best of luck and please let us know on the discussion board if you have any questions!

Introducing Webhooks

In general, a webhook is a way for an app developer to specify a URL to receive notifications…

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about 2 years ago

Congrats on Reaching Week 4!

Uber Developers!

Today marks the 4th week of our hackathon and what an amazing ride it’s been so far. As of today we have over 1.3K developers participating in this hackathon, competing to build the next big thing. I know everyone from our team is super pumped about the submission drafts that we're seeing and we cannot wait to see what the final product will look like. What’s more amazing is that we’re seeing a lot of you participating on the discussion board. We highly recommend participants to take a look at that section of the site if you haven't already,…

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about 2 years ago

Helpful Hints for Hacking

Hello Developers!

Everyone on the Uber API team is thrilled by the amount of enthusiasm we have seen from our challenge participants. Even though its still just the beginning of the hackathon, we thought we’d post some tips and helpful hints to make developing your apps as seamless as possible.

Authentication

The kind of application you are planning to build and the endpoints that you decide to take advantage of, will essentially determine what methods of authentication you will use to make requests to the Uber API. Basically, it falls into two camps: server_token or OAuth2.

Most integrations to date…

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about 2 years ago

We Hope You Are Excited as We Are

Hey Uber Hackers, we want to share something with you: we’re super pumped! It’s been just 10 days since we launched our first hackathon on ChallengePost, and over 1000 of you have already entered.

We love love hackathons because it gives us an opportunity to see a fresh perspective on Uber. There are tons of creative new use cases for Uber — many which we haven’t even thought of — and with our newly released Request endpoint, you can now make them a reality. We’re already running across some interesting integrations powered by our API, and can’t wait…

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