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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 a link for downloading the Application in the “Testing Instructions” field on the Enter a Submission form.

iOS Applications:

1. Beta by Crashalytics

  • If your Application is available on the iTunes App Store provide a link in the “Website URL” field on “Enter a Submission” form. If you charge a fee for downloading your Application, you must provide a promo code.
  • If your Application is not yet publicly available on the iTunes App Store, you must send a test build to the Administrator before the end of the Challenge Submission Period using one of the following methods:

You may send the Sponsor a beta test via Crashalytics. Use the Sponsor’s testing email (hackathon@uber.com) and UDID’s to provision a build and send the Sponsor a link via the “Share Links” button. Add the testing link to the Enter a Submission form under “iOS Build Link”. Beta by Crashalytics is a free service. Please review thehow-to for their Beta Distribution tool.

Sponsor UDIDs:

iPhone UDIDs:

  • 8e0a333c82252e4a0083ccf483bc2f1ccad40506
  • c4164afb1848f8c37be020ab3fa7535ab00c3d9f
  • 08529d6b855427f874bcfbff5dbacff5e7b10370
  • 0ac6c4dfe771a4f04a6e4e1dec4612ec86019cca
  • 63129f072a01c4668dd587406702f106ff22014c

iPad UDIDs:

  • 883fb4fc141258a34a43f7d146ad1344a700e3e7
  • 400bf3b79ee700665887e3ec0e8cd95287a9313e

2. TestFlight / iTunes Connect

Enter the Sponsor’s email address to share a build for testing. The Sponsor’s TestFlight account email is:hackathon@uber.com Please note that if you add the Sponsor as an “External Tester” your Application will need to go through Beta App Review before you can send your build. This could lead to delay and in order for your Submission to be eligible, you must send your test build before the end of the Challenge Submission Period. To learn more about TestFlight via iTunes Connect, please review the iTunes Connect Developer Guide and the TestFlight Video Tutorial.

3. HockeyApp

Send a testing link to the Sponsor at:hackathon@uber.com and add the testing link on the Enter a Submission form under “iOS Build Link”. Please note that there is afee to use HockeyApp.

-Nathan Lam, Product Marketing Lead, API