About the challenge
MecSimCalc is a website that allows users to create and share Python web applications in minutes for free. By creating an application on MecSimCalc, you can get the chance to earn $100! Participants are encouraged to join anytime between the week (January 21st - January 28th, 2023).
You can get started by joining our discord and subreddit to find out more: Discord Link Reddit Link
What to Build
After joining our Discord and SubReddit, you must create an app on https://mecsimcalc.com/ and tag it as "Comp"01212023". The theme for this hackathon will be "Creating a calculator that you would use for one of your classes".
What to Submit
You will submit a publicly available app on MecSimCalc, any other platform or file will not be accepted. Submissions will be submitted via a link to the MecSimCalc app in our discord server along with a description of the app. Afterwards, submit your project to the DevPost website.
$CAD100 in prizes
$100 for the submission with the highest score. Will be sent using PayPal, e-transfer or Wize.
A DevPost win for the top 5 apps.
Blog Post and Certificate
The top 5 scoring apps will receive winning certificates and will be immortalized in a blog post on MecSimCalc. https://docs.mecsimcalc.com/blog/
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Usefulness (Out of 5)
How big is the market for this app? Are there other apps like this out there? If so, how does this one compare? Is this something that will be used often? Is it intuitive and easy to use?
Complexity (Out of 5)
How detailed is this app? Complexity of algorithms used? Variety of functions/libraries used? How creatively was this app done?
Appearance (Out of 5)
How does the app look? Is it clean and easy to understand? Is the documentation and wording sufficient?
Execution (Out of 5)
Does the app work? Are there any problems with the app? Could it be done better? What improvements need to be made? Is this something that someone would be able to use?
Bonus (Out of 3)
How many views did it get? (250/500/1000 views)