12 days ago

And the winners are...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Our winners are:

Dex (Decentralized Exchange)

First Place - GreenDEX
Second Place - XDC-Fi

DeFi - Stablecoin backed by XDC

First Place - XSyn Protocol
Second Place - xDAI Stablecoin

Ported dApp

First Place - Nomis <> XDC
Second Place - BlockFreight - XDC Blockchain parcel tracking

Honorable Mentions
Developer Forum MVPs

First Place - @dristpunk (from Synergy)
Second Place -@herik_rawal_444b44987fee5 (from XDCFlow)
Third Place - @AlexFedotovqq (from XRC-Swap)

Globiance Launchpad

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about 1 month ago

Update about the winner announcement

Thank you all for participating in the XDC DeFi Hackathon and for building some amazing projects! We have completed an initial review of the submissions and are wowed by what you were able to accomplish. 

The judges are diving in to score the projects based on the judging criteria. To give them more time with your projects, we are now planning to announce winners on January 24th, 2023

Thank you all for your patience and best of luck with the judges! 


about 2 months ago

Get your project in

The XDC DeFi Hackathon is coming to an end. 

If you built something on the XDC Network for the hackathon, get it submitted!

Deadline: December 19, 2022 @ 5 PM EST

You will need:

  •  Code. Submit your project code as a pull request to the XDC Hackathon repository here. You will also need to provide a URL to your open-source GitHub repository for judging and testing. Your code repository must be public and include an open-source license.
    **You will also need to provide a URL to your live dApp for judging and testing.
  •  Video. Include a…

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about 2 months ago

Final call for submissions

Only 3 days left to enter your submission to the XDC DeFi Hackathon! 

Submissions are due December 19, 2022 @ 5 PM EST - save your first draft here

 Submission checklist: 

  • Are you creating a working dApp on the XDC Network?
  • Did you submit your dApp to the MainNet?
  • Did you select which category your project falls into?
  • Are all of your teammates added to your submission form? Remind them to accept the invitation so that they’re listed on the project submission!
  • Have you created a submission video? Is your video public, coherent and shows your app working? Reminder…

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about 2 months ago

How’s your project going?

Get ready to deploy. If you are already on XDC Testnet (Apothem Network) and satisfied - request XDC for deployment to mainnet by filling this form https://forms.gle/6nbRCS95w4K6hEcPA. If approved, XDC will be sent to you within 1 - 3 business days.

Fully submit your project early! Submit early so you know what to expect.

After you do, you will notice that your video will be a major component of your submission. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video. 

 Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to…

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about 2 months ago

Reach for the stars

The Globiance Launchpad is one of the prizes that can help your project take flight. 

When you submit your project you can also apply for the Globiance Launchpad Prize. Just be sure to also include how you intend to continue supporting and working on your project.

Globiance Launchpad Prize
 $2,000 in XDC

Check out the resources and get any technical help you might need on the xdc.dev forum. These resources are there to assist and may bring you one step closer to a winning project.

Don’t forget the developer MVP bonus prize 
If you have a technical question, tips

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2 months ago

Do you have everything?

There are under 2 weeks remaining in XDC DeFi Hackathon Submissions are due December 19, 2022 @ 5 PM EST. 

 Start your submission now - here

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that you have everything you need. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. 

Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial

Submission checklist: 

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2 months ago

Show off what you got

Get a shot at the Developer Forum MVP prizes 

We want to read about your technical implementations for your project on the XDC Developer Forum. Here are some topics to get you going: 

  • What technical issues have you run into?
  • What tools are you using (or planning to use) to bring your project to life?
  • Is there an implementation you are proud of or struggling with?

Also, if you have a technical question, tips or tricks, or any other technical guidance - it might help your fellow developer. Share it on the XDC Developer Forum


3 months ago

Got code?

We would love to see it! Start a pull request to the XDC Hackathon repository here. This is a submission requirement that you will not want to forget. 

It is also required to provide a URL to your open-source GitHub repository for judging and testing. Your code repository must be public and include an open-source license.

Not ready to make a move yet? Take a free course this weekend and start building out your project. 

 Courses

Building

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3 months ago

Which prize are you going for?

As if just building cool software solutions and taking your Blockchain knowledge to the next level wasn’t enough incentive for you, here’s a reminder of the prize potential for eligible participants:

 Dex - First Place
$15,500 in XDC
• Promotion on XDC social media handles
• Featured in XDC blog

Dex - Second Place
$7,000 in XDC
• Promotion on XDC social media handles
• Featured in XDC blog

 DeFi - Stablecoin backed by XDC - First Place
$10,000 in XDC
• Promotion on XDC social media handles
• Featured in XDC blog

DeFi -

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3 months ago

Join us for a developer workshop

We are super excited to see your project! To help you along, the XDC Community will be holding a Developer's Workshop hosted by Phill Menezes. Phill is an active XIP editor and large contributor to the developer portal. During we will be discussing the below:

  • Introduction to XDCPay
  • Integrating a Front-End to XDC using WalletConnect (XDPay and Metamask)
  • Deploying a Smart Contract
  • First Dapp on XDC!

 

Event Details

Tuesday, November 08

12pm EDT/16:00 UTC

https://joinentre.com/event/636530eaa90daf0017d42c9c

 

See you all there! 


3 months ago

What are you working on?

Whether or not you know what you will build for XDC DeFi Hackathon, reviewing the categories can help spark a new idea or direction 

  •  Dex(Decentralized Exchange): Build your dream Dex with great UI and safety. Add staking/farming options. Optionally check and use https://defiforxdc.vercel.app as DeFi base and add your code to the contracts. Bonus points for Stablecoin integration or using new created stablecoin (DAI type).
  •  DeFi - Stablecoin backed by XDC: Build a Stablecoin backed by XDC(DAI type stablecoin) and utilize the potential of the XDC Network.
  •  Ported dApps: dApps that are ported for any…

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3 months ago

More prizes have been added!

Globiance has partnered with Inac Consulting to bring the Globiance Launchpad option to XDC DeFi Hackathon participants and add more $ to the prize pool! 

The prize for first place in the DEX track has been increased to $15,500 in XDC and an entirely new Globiance Launchpad Prize of $2,000 in XDC is added.

Note: When you submit your project to the hackathon you can also apply for the Globiance Launchpad Prize. Just be sure to also include how you intend to continue supporting and working on your project.

Check out the resources and get any technical help you might need…

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3 months ago

Don’t be scared

Ask your question or share your knowledge on the XDC Developer Forum

If you have a technical question, tips or tricks, or any other technical guidance - it might help your fellow developer. Share it on the XDC Developer Forum to help out and get a shot at the Developer Forum MVP prizes 

Take a look at the below examples and many more helpful articles that were already posted by developers working with the XDC network. 

 

 

How to use XinFin’s Open API to Build Your First DApp on XDC Network - by ruslan wing

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3 months ago

Have you started yet?

Let’s start planning your XDC DeFi Hackathon project!

Planning
A little planning can go a long way toward a winning project. Check out our Tips for Planning Your Project and let us know where you are on your project.

 

Resources
Figuring out where to start with your project can sometimes be a hurdle. The Resources Tab can be a great place to find your footing and take advantage of the documents and other helpful tips.

We can’t wait to see your project!