Monday, 12 July 2021 11:13

Eight apps win The Worthy Web hackathon

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Software company Progress names the eight winners of its global hackathon, The Worthy Web. The apps were judged according to their impact, ideas, execution, implementation, and how they used Progress developer tools. Winners won a total of US$40,000.

Progress announces the winners of its global hackathon The Worthy Web, a six-week virtual competition which attracted 1,200 participants from 83 countries and garnered 52 submitted projects.

The hackathon winners per category are:

Best use of Telerik UI for Blazor: Zindagi, a platform for blood donation management that will be used for blood banks and donation campaigns

Best use of Kendo UI for Angular: EcoVille, an environmentalist application for people who want to take part in local cleaning events, find nearby recycling centres, monitor their carbon footprint and learn about their local and state sustainability laws

Best use of KendoReact UI kit: Working Conditions Improvement Check, an app measuring the impact of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) project for worker rights in Pakistan and Vietnam

Best implementation of Telerik Reporting tool: WhiteTent, an app helping local food outlets maximise their surplus food sales through a digital advertising platform

Best documented use of Test Studio software: Kendo Habits, a gamified system and tracker for building healthy habits

Best documented use of Fiddler Everywhere tool: Help Brew, an app that helps people locate local shelters, community kitchens and other needed resources

Best Mobile Support: The Better Future Club, an app connecting volunteers who willing to lend a hand to NGOs, charities, and local communities

Best App Modernisation: SCUP: Smart Checkup, a smart telemedicine platform based on IoT devices that provides vital signs and historical values for telemedicine and distance consultation

Progress says apps were assessed based on their positive impact, quality of the idea, overall execution, and implementation and use of the Progress developer tools.

Telerik and Kendo UI developer tools provide the UI components for web, desktop, and mobile applications across the popular .net and JavaScript frameworks.

For Blazor development, Telerik developer tools include a library of native UI components for .net frameworks, enabling developers to build applications. Telerik’s also offers reporting and report management solutions, document processing libraries, automated testing, and mocking tools.

The Kendo UI components help JavaScript developers build web applications, regardless of their JavaScript framework preference.

Held last April 7 to May 24, the event challenged developers to build apps for the common of good by using Progress’ Telerik and Kendo UI developer tools. Projects were accepted in nine categories and competed for a total of US$40,000 in cash and prizes.

“Our goal was to inspire developers to use their skills and our technology to turn their ideas for the betterment of the world into reality,” concludes Progress senior director, developer relations, Sara Faatz. “We are incredibly impressed with the apps we received and the level of innovation the developer community brought to bear.”

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