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Announcing: The Pusher Contest Winners!

jess profile image Jess Lee (she/her) ・2 min read

About a month ago, we teamed up with Pusher and announced our first-ever DEV contest.

Participants were tasked to create a real-time app or hack using Pusher Channels real-time API. With awesome prizes and bragging rights at stake, all the entries submitted were incredibly thoughtful, creative, and well-executed. We were blown away.

After much deliberation between the DEV and Pusher teams, I'm excited to share that the final results are in!

Again, thanks to everyone who participated and to our wonderful sponsor, Pusher. For those of you who didn't make the short list --- we'll be sending you some fun stuff regardless.

Without further ado, our winners:

Community Grand Prize Winner - @himanshuc3 πŸŽ‰

Livetable is a timetable building tool for people to allocate time synchronously.

Himanshu did a beautiful job and received lots of well-deserved love from the community. So much love, that they came out on top with the most hearts & unicorns. Congrats, Himanshu! πŸŽ‰β€οΈπŸ¦„

Panel Grand Prize Winner - @nholden πŸ’ͺ

Crawl Vote helps groups on the move pick their next spot, whether they're looking for poutine in Montreal or tacos in Tijuana.

This was such a creative and polished app. We were so impressed by the attention to detail and use of technologies. Congrats, Nick! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Our Top 10 Runner-Ups - in random order!


The DEV Team

The team behind this very platform. πŸ˜„


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Congrats to everyone who participated. We had lots of positive feedback from folks who used the exposure from taking part to help further their careers already. This was amazing to hear and I can't wait to do another contest in the future.



Some many games

We should do a dev.to game jam! xD


Totally off-topic question, but what is the markdown to make these links to other dev.to posts look so nice?


{% link https://dev.to/username/post %}

I was using it to link back to my other in progress posts during the competition, so I had to memorize it a bit.

Making a new post and clicking Help has a whole slew of fun formatting stuff to play with.


Awesome, thank you! I never noticed the help section, haha.


Also from Pusher - massive thanks to everyone who participated, and congratulations to the winners.
We had tons of fun, and choosing the panel winner was also super difficult! :)


Congrats to all the winners!

Thanks to the Dev.to and Pusher teams for putting this on. Looking forward to the next one!


Congrats to all :-) Well done!


Congrats y'all!!! So cool to see everyone's projects!


Congrats to the winners!

I didn't get my shit together in time, but at some point I'd like to write-up a postmortem on my project (and perhaps get it to a usable state).