about 2 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the Power Up Automation gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


2 months ago

Thanks for taking part!

We want to thank you all for participating in the Power Up Automation challenge. We know you can't wait to find out who will win big. (We can't wait either!) 

The winners will be announced on October 30th at UiPath Forward in London and then published on the Devpost page. Check back for the results!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse the Power Up Automation submission gallery and vote for your favorite app. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Please note, as per the Devpost terms of service, you may not tamper with the vote process through manual or automated means, or attempt to compensate voters, at risk of disqualification.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

Early to rise, early to submit your hacks!

Fellow Robot Commanders, 

We're so excited to see all of you getting prepared for the Global Hackathon. 

During the last days we've experienced some problems when you were trying to submit more than one solution.  

Don't worry. We will solve the issues and have you and all your hacks on-board until the deadline.   As a safety measure, please don't wait until the last day to submit. 

For any other questions and concerns, we're here. 

Yours, 

UiPath Team. 

 

 


4 months ago

Deadline extended until August 29

We launched the Power Up Automation Hackathon in June and, while we’re slowly, but surely approaching its end, we want to give you an extra incentive to apply with the very best of the reusable components you can create, so we've extended the submission period until August 29. 

We’re eager to see outstanding applications, and we want to reward them with the finest prizes.

The winners of the Hackathon’s first three places will be invited to the  #UiPathForward EMEA 2018 event where they can showcase their solutions.

Taking place in London on October 30th, the conference is a staple for…

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4 months ago

UiPath Power Up Automation Webinar - recording of "Live session on custom activities"

Dear all,

Two days ago we've hosted a live webinar about building custom activities using both Microsoft Visual Studio and UiPath Studio.  

Here is the link for the recording.   Enjoy. 

If you have any question you can join the slack channel for more informations and  check our forum for more resources. 

 

Happy automating!

 

 

 


4 months ago

One week to go—the deadline is almost here!

The end is near! There’s only one week left to submit your component to the competition. Submissions are August 22 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

Webinar tomorrow (8/14)

Hi Everyone!

Join the UiPath team for a technical webinar tomorrow, August 14th at 9:00 am ET:

>>REGISTER HERE<< 

Join us for two hours of technical demo about developing custom activities with UiPath technology and boost your solutions for the Global Virtual Hackathon: Power Up Automation.

Tune in using the passcode: 0000 

Agenda:

  1. Basic concepts about developing custom activities
  2. Advanced concepts
  3. Publishing Custom Activities
  4. Q&A

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


4 months ago

Two weeks to go—submit early!

There are two weeks left to create your innovative software!

Submissions are due August 22 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.)  And if you've just recently joined the hackathon, explore the quick-start guide and check out the competition resources.

 

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Have you built functioning component that fits into one of six categories (Custom Activities, Dashboard, Automation…

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5 months ago

Three weeks to go—start your submission now!

There are three weeks left in UiPath’s Power Up Automation Hackathon! Avoid feeling rushed by getting your submission ready early. Submissions are August 22 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven’t already started a submission, you should do it now. And if you’re just getting started, read the official rules and follow the quick-start guide.

You can also get the lowdown on how our submission form works right here.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


5 months ago

Hello Robot Commander

Hello Robot Commander,  

Picture this: $9,000 have just been wired to your bank account, you’ve got a keynote for an UiPath event next week, your Facebook notifications keep pouring in, and you’re a Star Contributor of the UiPath Community, where you’ll be holding a live webinar very soon.

This could be you, after winning the UiPath Power Up Automation Hackathon.

 

It’s very simple:

  • Make sure you are part of our Slack Channel
  • Check this list of reusable components curated by us. You can use it as an inspiration.
  • Look through our Community Forum for more technical discussions…

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5 months ago

One month left—start your submission

There’s one month remaining in UiPath’s Power Up Automation Hackathon! Submissions are due August 22 before 5pm ET.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your component meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial.

Prepare your video

Don’t forget:…

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5 months ago

You’re Halfway There - Keep Going!

Hackathon Halfway Point

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


5 months ago

Making a great submission video

We know as devs your expertise lies in building solutions - so keep building! - however, the submission video needs time too! It's often the first thing that judges and voters review.

 

Your video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear display of your component and talent in a video:

 

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain the pain point that your component solvest. Within 60 seconds, viewers tend to lose interest, so use this time wisely to keep them engaged!
  • Show, don't tell. Providing real life context and showing…

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6 months ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know UiPath has a variety of resources including UiPath Academy?

Not only can you learn via this open online platform, but there are also biweekly 1-hour Q&A webinars held by the UiPath team to answer any questions/issues encountered during training. Enroll in the free, week-long UiPath Academy for a fast and tailored online learning experience.

Bonus: the component that demonstrates the best application of the Academy lessons can be awarded an extra $5,000.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


6 months ago

Quick-start guide

Thanks for joining the Power Up Automation Hackathon sponsored by UiPath! You're officially registered now, and we’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the competition.

Here’s how to get started building your components. The submission period opens on June 18, 2018 and ends August 22, 2018, at 5pm ET.

  1. Get set up right. Decide what software you will be developing.  Sign up for free access to UiPath Community Edition.   
  2. Get started on your path.  Choose to build for one of the required categories: Custom Activities, Dashboards, Automation Frameworks, Application and Data Connectors, Snippets, or Machine Learning models.
  3. Get a

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