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Gracie Gregory (she/her) for The DEV Team

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Congrats to our 2021 GitHub Actions Hackathon Winners!

For the second year in a row, we co-hosted the GitHub Actions Hackathon with our friends at GitHub.

This contest took place over the last month and challenged the community to create and document usable workflows that utilized GitHub Actions (— existing or newly-built). Participants picked one of five categories for their submissions: DIY Deployments, Maintainer Must-Haves, Phone-Friendly, Interesting IoT, or Wacky Wildcards.

After much deliberation between the DEV and GitHub teams, the final results are in and we're so excited to announce the winners of the 2021 GitHub Actions Hackathon.

Grand Prize Winners

DIY Deployments: @99littlebugs

Maintainer Must-Haves: @erikaheidi

Interesting IoT: @xaviergeerinck

Phone Friendly: @jforatier

Wacky Wildcards: @paulasantamaria

All Grand Prize Winners will receive:

  • $1,500 USD gift card or equivalent 🤑
  • $300 USD credit to the DEV Shop 😎
  • GitHub Swag Pack 🎁
  • DEV Sticker Pack ✨
  • DEV 2021 “GitHub Actions Hackathon” Grand Prize winner badge 🏆

Runners-Up (in no particular order)!

All runners-up will receive:

  • $250 USD gift card or equivalent 💰
  • $150 USD credit to the DEV Shop 🌈
  • GitHub Swag Pack 😎
  • DEV Sticker Pack 💻
  • DEV 2021 “GitHub Actions Hackathon” Runner-Up badge 🌟

Participants

All participants with a valid project will receive a DEV sticker pack and a DEV 2021 "GitHub Actions Hackathon" participant profile badge. 🎉


Three cheers for everyone who submitted a project for the hackathon. These were some truly impressive projects.

Thanks to all of you ❤️

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) • Edited on

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Please give a virtual round of applause to the 2021 GitHub Actions Hackathon...

Grand Prize Winners:

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

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Runners-Up [Pt I]:

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

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... and all of our incredible participants. Cheers to all of you ❤️

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Julien Foratier

Oh ! I was not ready for that ! Many thanks to the Jury 🙏 !
Glad to share 🤲

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Erika Heidi

OMG thank you so much, I'm so happy \o/ congratulations y'all!

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Nick Taylor

Great work everyone!

A T-Rex saying Yeah!

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Nabil Alamin

Congratulations everyone👏 giph

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Xavier Geerinck

I am so grateful to be picked out of this amazing list of projects! Thanks a lot for the organizers and everyone that submitted!!

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Roberto B.

Thanks for organizing the hackathon!!! Amazing experience!

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99littlebugs

I’m so honored! 🥳

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Ayan-web • Edited on

Congratulation to everyone.
And thanks team Dev for such an opportunity.
This was my first hackathon and I learned a lot.
Sorry to ask such a silly question..I did recive the profile badge. But how do I recive the "Dev sticker pack"

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Michelle Mannering

For the DEV sticker pack, you would have received an email from the DEV team. You would have also received an email from the GitHub team (ie. me 😉 ) on the 5th January regarding your prize.

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Ayan-web • Edited on

Yes I did..
I am to excited for it to 🎉

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Jack

Sweet! Thank y'all so much for hosting!

By the way, do we need to do anything to receive our prizes? Thanks!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Nope! We will be in touch shortly! Just keep an eye on the inbox associated with your DEV email.

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Oscar Nevárez

Hi @graciegregory
Do you have any ETA for that email, I'm afraid I might've missed it.

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Paula Santamaría

Wow this is a real honor! Huge thank you to the DEV Team and GitHub.

I had a lot of fun working on my project and learned many useful things. I'm already improving the workflows on my other repos thanks to this hackathon!

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Oscar Nevárez

Hi there!
When can I expect my awesome GitHub Swag Pack 👀?

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Michelle Mannering

Hopefully you all have the emails. If you didn't receive one, please message me.

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Oscar Nevárez

Hi, No. I don't think I have them. I searched again without luck

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Michelle Mannering • Edited on

We sent it to the email we have on file for you. You would have got one from me, and one from DEV. It was sent to your hotmail account. Check your junk and if you still don't have it, DM me on Twitter: twitter.com/MishManners

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Oscar Nevárez

Thanks Michelle, I sent you a message on tw.

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Michelle Mannering

Replied 😄

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Utkarsh Maurya • Edited on

Hey, Did anyone recieve the mail for the Dev Sticker pack? I got the badge but never got the mail.🙄🙄

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Oscar Nevárez

I'm still waiting

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Utkarsh Maurya

I got it. ✌️

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Oscar Nevárez

It just came? just like that?
haha I wonder when's my turn

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Michelle Mannering

Email was sent from GitHub on the 5th January. Please see comment above.

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Fidal Mathew

Thank you Devto and Github, I got introduced to the world of Github actions.
I will be definitely using github actions in my upcoming projects and automate many tasks :) Also, congratulations to all the winners!! 🎉

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Atharva Shirdhankar

@paulasantamaria GitHub Action was literally mind blowing.
Since I m open source enthusiast the concept of contribution to open source project and fun game was well blended.
I personally learned new things from the hackathon thanks to the GitHub and Devto Team for organizing such an Amazing Hackathon ✨
And Congrats to all the Winners🎉🥳👏

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Paula Santamaría

Thank you Atharva!
I also learned a lot about GitHub Actions, pages and their API creating this project. I'm glad you liked it!

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Jones Zachariah Noel

Congratulations to all the winners and runners up! 🎉

@graciegregory just curious about my project haven't received the participant's badge.

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Bobby Iliev

Congratulations everyone 🎉

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