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Congrats to the MongoDB Atlas Hackathon Winners!

It's the moment our MongoDB Atlas Hackathon participants have been waiting for! After a month-long submission period and a meticulous review by the DEV and MongoDB teams, we're thrilled to announce the lucky winners of this community contest.

The MongoDB Atlas Hackathon took place from December 13-January 13, 2022 (January 14, UTC). In partnership with our friends over at MongoDB, we were pleased to offer a fun contest that challenged the community to build applications that utilized MongoDB Atlas: a collection of cloud database and services that help you accelerate and simplify how you use data in your work.

After a careful review process by the DEV and MongoDB teams, we've selected our Grand Prize winners and Runners-Up!


Grand Prize Winners

Action Star: @sbis04

Prime Time: @kafechew

Choose Your Own Adventure: @valeriavg

Automation Innovation: @alexyct

E-Commerce Creation: @patrickvalera

All Grand Prize Winners will receive:

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

Grand Prize Winners can expect their profile badge to be awarded today (Friday, January 28), an email from DEV containing their DEV Shop code and cash prize today, and an email from MongoDB containing swag information in the next few days.


Runners-Up (in no particular order)!

All Runners-Up will receive:

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

Runners-Up can expect their profile badge to be awarded today (Friday, January 28), an email from DEV containing their DEV Shop code and cash prize today, and an email from MongoDB containing swag information in the next few days.

Participants

  • All participants with a valid project will receive $25 USD to the DEV Shop and a DEV "MongoDB Atlas Hackathon" participant profile badge. 🎉

Participants can expect their profile badge to be awarded today (Friday, January 28) and an email from DEV containing their DEV Shop code in the next few days.

We are getting to work on awarding profile badges and prizes now! Thank you in advance for your patience. Winners and Runners-Up can expect an email from DEV containing their cash prize and DEV shop


Today, we're celebrating both our winners and participants. We had so much fun looking at the amazing projects you created in just one month! ❤️

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) • Edited

Please give a huge round of applause to the MongoDB Hackathon...

Grand Prize Winners:

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Runners-Up [Pt I]:

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

And a HUGE shoutout to all of our amazing participants ❤️

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Purushothaman Raju

Congratulations everyone

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Phil Suggars

Congrats everyone!

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Ben Halpern

Congrats everyone!

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Shaiju T

Hope edit is required, this is not Github hackathon :) Typo in copy paste ?

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Simon Wicki

Yep I was confused for a sec too 😅

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

YIKES! Thank you for pointing that out. So embarrassed!

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Simon Wicki

Congrats all!

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Pubudu Jayawardana

Super happy as I am one of the runner ups. Thanks the DEV team and MongoDB! It was fun to explore new capabilities.

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Matteo Bianchi • Edited

Have you received mongodb swag pack?

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Pubudu Jayawardana

No not yet. I even sent dev team requesting info on this. But not yet received any answer.

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Matteo Bianchi

Same situation, they didn't answer.

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Hi everyone! I'm so sorry for the delayed communication here. DEV is looking into the delay on your MongoDB swag and will follow up as soon as we have more information.

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Valeria

Same here, nothing from MongoDB

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Matteo Bianchi

Still nothing from MongoDB, and Dev doesn't reply... Did you got something?

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Valeria

I got everything except MongoDB swag and yeah I didn't get a reply either 😅

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Sincere apologies for the delay here. We're looking into what might be going on and will share an update with you as soon as possible.

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Valeria

Thank you, Gracie! Appreciate it :-)

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Matteo Bianchi

After a week still nothing here ... I think I'll give up :-(

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Valeria

Maybe we should :-) After all, the surprise is better when you don't expect it, right?

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Matteo Bianchi

Any news @graciegregory ? I haven't recived anything in 1 month....

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Hi everyone. So sorry for the continued delay. I am still waiting for information about this however this issue is still very much on our radar and we're working to resolve it. I will be in touch with all of you as soon as I have an update.

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Matteo Bianchi

Any update? I don't give up :-)

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Julien

There is a big issue with support. I have no news from dev.to since February 22nd (two months). I haven't even received the payment.
Could someone answer my questions at least ? @graciegregory

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Souvik Biswas

Yay! Thank you for selecting my project for grand prize ❤️

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yvesnrb

It was a blast to participate in this Hackathon and learn more about MongoDB time series databases. So stoked I got runner up! Thank you DEV and MongoDB for this opportunity to learn and build something!

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Valeria

Oh my! Thank you :-)

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Nick Taylor

Lots of cool projects and congrats everyone!

Hackerman from Kung Fury putting on a Nintendo Power glove

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Gajanan Patil

It was fun exploring MongoDB Atlas services

Congratulations to all winners 🎉🎉🎉

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Matthew Lucas

Congrats to all the winners 🎉. Well done!

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It was fun to participate in! I learned a lot and had fun.

Thanks MongoDB

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Valentine Sean Chanengeta

Congrats everyone

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Hari Karthigasu

It was a great oppurtunity to explore MongoDB atlas. Thank you!
Congrats Winners and Participants!

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Damian Demasi

Congrats for such amazing projects!

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Victor A. Barzana

Awesome, congrats guys!!! Well done!

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James Sinkala

Congrats y'all. 👏

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Madza

Thanks DEV for hosting these 💯✨
We can learn, discuss and showcase our skills 🙏❤

Congrats to all the winners 🎉🎊