about 2 years ago

And the winner is...

First of all, let us congratulate all of the Microsoft US Hack for Wellness participants for building amazing projects. The Microsoft Azure team would love to hear about your hackathon experience.

Please fill out this form and help us get better. 

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Microsoft US Hack for Wellness gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions. Please note that the Azure instances provided during the hackathon will be turned off on November 19 at 5 PM PT.


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about 2 years ago

Today's the day!

Today's the last day to submit your project. You can do this!!!

Submission deadline = Monday, Nov 8 at 5:00pm (ET) / 2:00pm (PT)

5 hours left to submitSubmit your project now. Might as well save your submission early… A rough draft is better than nothing!!

 Submit your demo video. Remember the major requirement for submission is a 3-minute demo video. Make sure it is public and playback is allowed on other platforms. Your video should include a complete walkthrough of your project and should explain how it supports wellness within an organization. 

Open Source code Repo. Provide…

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about 2 years ago

Final Weekend for Submissions

This is the last weekend to work on and enter your submission to the Microsoft U.S. Azure Hack for Wellness.  Submissions are due by 5 PM ET on November 8th, 2021. 

Your video is a major component of your submission and usually the last thing to complete. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video.  

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say, demonstrate in your video, and rehearse it before recording. A good script should: 

  • Be 5 minutes or less  
  • Include an elevator pitch of why you built your project.

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Is your project on track?

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Microsoft U.S. Azure Hack for Wellness. Submissions are due by 5 PM ET on November 8, 2021. 

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Discord serverCloud Skills learning path, and the Resources Tab for more info to help you get started. 


Submission checklist 

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

  • Are you building an open source application prototype that supports wellness within an organization using Azure.

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3 weekends left

3 more weekends to work on your project, submit what you have so far to the Microsoft U.S. Azure Hack for Wellness. 

Already submitted a project? Ask a friend for feedback or review the judging criteria to find ways to improve your submission. Put your best foot forward for these prizes: 

  • $5000 USD for First Place
  • $2500 USD for Second Place
  • $1000 USD for Third Place
  • Bonus Teams Integration Prizes
    • $1000 USD for Best Teams Integration
    • $500 USD for Second Best Teams Integration
  • Swag for the first 200 eligible participants that completed the Learning Path

Update or Finish your Submission

Remember, complete the 

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about 2 years ago

Example apps to kick off your project

Check out the sample projects on GitHub for building in Microsoft Teams. This is a great starting point as they provide code and demonstrate key features and functionality that you might want to use.  

ReminderThere are Bonus Teams Integration Prizes if your project is integrated into Microsoft Teams.  

Build your first Teams app using C# and a simple Hello, World! 

Once you know a little bit about building apps on Microsoft Teams, check out all these features. 

Tabs samples

Also check out these videos how to Create a Microsoft Teams personal tab and how to Create a

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about 2 years ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your project, the Devpost Discord server is the perfect place to connect with other developers! 

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Devpost Discord server to ask the Microsoft and Devpost teams questions! 

Teaming up
Looking for a team? The Discord server can also help you connect with potential teammates. You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills, and message them to see if

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about 2 years ago

Submission period is now open

The challenge is now live and ready to take submissions — it's time to get access and start working to build a solution that supports wellness within organizations using Azure. 

What to Build
Build an open source application prototype that supports wellness within an organization using Azure.  

Bonus: Integrate into Microsoft Teams to be eligible for Bonus Teams Integration Prize. 

What to Submit 

  • Provide a URL to your working prototype. 
  • Provide a URL to your GitHub code repository. Repository must be public and have an open source license.  
  • Include a video (3-5 minutes) that demonstrates your project in action (hosted

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