Chris Ismael
DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon

DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon

The DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon has started!  Check out these cool hackathon projects in HackerLeague.

To help out the participants, below is a list of API suggestions, one for each of the 20 teams participating in the DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon.

(Don’t forget – you can qualify for Mashape prizes (Roomba, Surface RT, $500) if you’re using a Mashape API in your hacks :))

1. Talkify – Turn your chat sentences into Yoda Speak!

2. Airbnb Catering – Lace it with nearby food and restaurant deals with 8coupons.

3. Visionboard – reinforce social accountability with nearby social activities through Placesocial.

4. SwaggerHacker – (need more info!)

5. SaiPrize – (need more info!)

6. Bottlecaps – Reward loyal customers for sharing videos, links, and special offers with friends in Facebook through Yupiq.

7. CommuteFree – expand journeys throughout the world with Rome2Rio.

8. Social Tunes – get more tunes info with musiXmatch.

9. Display Ad – add relevant social media context with Placesocial.

10. TeacherWork – check out this ODesk API.

11. Safe Activist – disassociate profiles with a password that expires using One Time Password Service

12. What It’s Like – Try plotting tweets with location on a map and running it through a Social Media Sentiment Analysis API

13. Continuous Deployment – (need more info)

14. ScreenYourFriends – Need a mobile app?  There’s an API for that.

15. Quora footnotes – (Need more info)

16. Augmentation project – add context to location using this Sensors API.

17. Volunteer Management – Odesk for projects?

18. Yelp for rentals – Store geolocations perform high performance location queries with Picbox.

19. FlyVerify – Similar to this?

20. Crowdfunding for sale to retailers – Cashboard includes a project management API

A few more suggestions:

Hope this is useful!  Don’t forget – you can qualify for Mashape prizes (Roomba, Surface RT, $500) if you’re using a Mashape API in your hacks :)

Good luck to all participants!

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