Overview

Welcome to HackBenchers, the new edition of Hackerearth challenges.

Code newbie and a greedy learner? Yes. We want you!

You’re in a place where you can inherit code hacks. Learn the fundas and compete with the guilds. Get yourself involved in the coolest projects ever.

What is Hackbenchers?

HackBenchers is a series of beginner level hacks exclusively for school students and undergraduates to leverage your scope of improvement in coding and technology.

What is in it for you?

Innovation invades, Technology helps. You will never learn faster than you will at a hackathon. If you haven’t participated/won any hackathon before and if you’re looking out for the opportunity to do so, you’re in the right place. From basic app building to making your own IoT device, this series has it all. HackBenchers happens once in three months, with cool tasksets which can directly assist your growth.

How can hackbenchers help you?

Ears up! They’re really fun and relaxed events where you can learn how to create cool technology. You learn about idea generation, working with others, managing a project, how to use the libraries, frameworks, and APIs that are used by software engineers every day, how to work to a deadline, how to debug, how to do version control, how to deploy, how to test and improve your work, how to present your work on stage, and much more. When you work with others, you’re going to pick up so many new tips and tricks. These are all skills which will make you a better developer and these are all skills which will help you get a job/internship.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Age: 19 and below (High school, Freshman, and Sophomore).
  • Avid learner

The first edition - Hackbenchers #1 -

This challenge is to ignite the curiosity and unleash the web-developer in you. All you need to do is create an exceptionally creative website. You can be as quirky as you can.

In this hackathon, You will be given two problem statements. You are expected to solve any/ all of them :)

Themes

Web appplication (Pre-beginners)

Develop a pseudo front end for a web - application Games Arena. This application will be an aggregator for different video games developed for different platforms.

Have a look at the PDF for guidelines and instructions

Note - Submitting mobile application projects can't get you a win.

Open Web Application (Beginners)

Ahoy! Young Hackers. It’s about time to let your imaginations run wild. You are expected to create frontend web app in Angular/React or it can also be in Vanilla Javascript. Your web app can be anything with only constraint being it is supposed to be Awesome!.

Note - Submitting mobile application projects can't get you a win.

Prizes INR 10000 in prizes

Main Prizes
Best Web developer (Pre-beginner)
INR 5000

Amazon Giftcard worth INR 5000

Best Web developer (Open Web Application)
INR 5000

Amazon Giftcard worth INR 5000

opens at:
Aug 12, 2018 11:30 PM CDT
closes on:
Aug 28, 2018 11:30 AM CDT

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