4 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the The Square Unboxed Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions. Read the announcement on the Square blog

Stay connected with the Square Talent Team to learn about upcoming events, open roles at Square, and product launches. Click here to share your information with them.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any…

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5 months ago

Thanks for taking part!

Thanks to everyone who submitted really great submissions to the Square Unboxed Hackathon! The judges really have their work cut out for them. While you wait to hear who will take home the prizes, make sure to sign up for future opportunities:

Stay connected with the Square Talent Team to learn about upcoming events, open roles at Square, and product launches. Click here to share your information with them.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


5 months ago

Good news! New deadline is 11am ET tomorrow (July 13th!)

Hi Developers!

The subject says it all, but we're giving you all a little extra time to finish up your entries.

The new deadline is 11am ET tomorow, July 13th!

You can submit or edit a submission up until that time. Can't wait to see what you build!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


5 months ago

Final Call: Submissions close July 12

Reminder, this is your final shout-out! These are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the Square Unboxed Hackathon. 

Final Checklist:

Have you built (or updated) an app or snippet using Square’s APIs and SDKs?

In order to qualify, your submission must include:

  • :film_projector: 3-minute demo video showcasing the functionality of your app or snippet.

  • :gear: Link to access your working application or snippet (e.g. test build, website).

  • :pencil: Responses to all required fields on the submission form. 

Be sure to read through the official rules more than once. Or better yet, have a friend or colleague provide…

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5 months ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Square Unboxed Hackathon. Submissions are due July 12 at 5:00PM EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Slack channel, the Resources Tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are you building an…

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5 months ago

Three more weeks to show off your skills to the Square team

There are three weeks left to enter your submission to the Square Unboxed Hackathon. Submissions are due July 12 at 5:00PM EDT.

Here are a few key components of the challenge to keep in mind:

Office Hours

Join the #unboxed-hackathon channel in the BuildWithSquare Slack on June 30th and July 7th from 10am - 12pm Pacific and ask Richard all your technical questions about Square!

Resources

While you’re working on your project, don’t forget to check out the available resources. Remember, your applications must adhere to Square developer restrictions, including, but not limited to, the Prohibited Goods and Services

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6 months ago

Crowd-Sourced Ideas and Upcoming Office Hours

Office Hours

Join the #unboxed-hackathon channel in the BuildWithSquare Slack and ask Richard all your technical questions about Square!

10 am - 12 pm Pacific on June 9th, June 30th, and July 7th. If you can't make it, feel free to post a question in there ahead of the sessions.

Crowd-Sourced Ideas

While you’re working on your project, don’t forget to check out the available resources. We just added a new one featuring submission ideas from the Square seller community. Stuck on an idea? See what problems the sellers need solved. Remember, your applications must adhere to

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6 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Square Unboxed Hackathon project, the Slack channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Slack channel to ask the Square and Devpost teams questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team? The Slack channel can also help you connect with potential teammates. You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to see…

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