Four Js Hackathon 2016

Develop more with less and win a trip to Paris!

Develop an innovative app with Genero Enterprise and you could be walking down the Champs Elysées this summer with your partner.

Productivity is a crucial factor in the production and performance of firms and nations. Increasing national productivity can raise living standards because more real income improves people’s ability to purchase goods and services, enjoy leisure, improve housing and education and contribute to social and environmental programs. Productivity growth also helps businesses to be more profitable.

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Four Js created Genero to bring the business development comunity a smarter way to develop better Applications. Our goal is to empower every developer to achieve more in less time. This translates into more business for the same development effort. Four Js Genero’s development tools make hacking productivity possible in a whole new way.

Four Js invites developers worlwide to boost their productivity of Cloud, Web or Mobile app developments by using Genero Enterprise.

Create sales, reservation, & voting systems, inventory control, eGovernment, health, & law enforcement Apps easily.

Winners will be announced on Four Js Web Site on June 6, 2016

Competition rules

  • There is no age limit.
  • You can participate individually or in a group. Remember that the prize is for a couple, staying in one room (can be for example 10 people but only 2 will be able to receive the prize).
  • You can submit multiple projects.

Grand Prize

Winner will receive

  • An award presented by Four Js CEO Mr. Jean-Georges Schwartz in the Paris office,
  • All travel expenses for 2 including 2 nights in Paris, France and 1,000 Euros in cash,
  • A conference pass and hotel boarding for two to the 2016 Annual Technical Advisory Council being held in Cancun last week of September,
  • A one-on-one meeting with a Four Js’ executive or Product Manager,
  • Publication of app to Apple App Store and Android Google Play,
  • A Raspberry Pi computer board,
  • Access to graphic designer to improve aesthetics of application.

Second Prize

  • A conference pass and hotel boarding for two to the 2016 Annual Technical Advisory Council being held in Cancun last week of September,
  • $500 in cash,
  • A one-on-one meeting with a Four Js’ executive or Product Manager,
  • Publication of app to Apple App Store and Android Google Play,
  • A Raspberry Pi computer board,
  • Access to graphic designer to improve aesthetics of application.

Third Prize

  • A conference pass and hotel boarding for two to the 2016 Annual Technical Advisory Council being held in Cancun last week of September,
  • A one-on-one meeting with a Four Js’ executive or Product Manager,
  • Publication of app to Apple App Store and Android Google Play,
  • A Raspberry Pi computer board,
  • Access to graphic designer to improve aesthetics of application.

Other awards

Best Personal Productivity Application

Best Professional Productivity Application

Best App Idea

  • Awarded at the discretion of the judges to the most creative and interesting “pre-coded” application idea,
  • For this award, you do not need to include a functioning application. All other elements of the submission are required, including: a demo video to explain your idea, a text description, and all other form fields.

Large Organization Recognition

  • Award for entrants with more than 50 employees. Awards include a feature of your organization’s Four Js Genero implementation along with a link to your organization’s page on Four Js Corporate Site.

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ELIGIBILITY

This challenge is open to:

  • Individuals (who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry) either as individuals or in teams,
  • Organizations (up to 50 employees),
  • Large Organizations (with over 50 employees) may compete only for the non-cash Large Organization Recognition Awards.
  • Employees of Large Organizations (with over 50 employees) are eligible as long as they enter the competition independent of their company and meet all other requirements.

Four Js Employees, Software factories currently under contract work for Four Js or Customers are not eligible.

If you are employed by a public sector organization, please review local government rules pertaining to prize fulfillment to a public sector organization employee.

Participate in any the following platforms:

  • Client/Server
  • Full Web Enabled
  • Cloud
  • Mobile iOS
  • Mobile Android

Client/server operating systems can be Windows, Linux, MacOS and/or UNIX. Web applications will be deployed for HTML5.

Mobile Applications Operating Systems can be Apple IOS and Android.

Detailed rules of this contest will be published on webpage www.4js.com.

There will be available 3 express (3 hours) training sessions (also broadcasted) on the tools usage for application development with Genero at Four Js Development Tools Latin America (Insurgentes Sur 1602, Floor 4, Col. Credit Constructor, Mexico City)

REQUIREMENTS

Main Requirement: Submit an application that will help users increase their productivity. To be eligible for prizes, submissions must be EITHER a new Four Js Genero Add-in (function) OR use at least one of the following Four Js Genero Products (Genero Enterprise, Genero Report Writer, Genero Mobile).

Submit the following assets:

  1. A demo video (hosted on YouTube). Your video should include a demo of your working application via a step-by-step visual demo.
  2. Please submit at least one image/screenshot of your application.
  3. A link to download or access your working application for judging and testing.

HOW TO ENTER ?

  1. “Register” to access the submission form, receive important communications and form teams (if requested).
  2. Sign up for your free Four Js Developer License
  3. Visit the Four Js Genero Site for documentation, requirements, and app ideas.
  4. Shoot your demo video and take screenshots of your functioning app.
  5. Provide a way for us to access your app.
  6. Submit early! (You can edit your submission as many times as you want before the deadline.)

Judges

Reuben Barclay
Enterprise Architect
at Four Js New Zeland

Bryn Jenkins
COO Four Js Development Tools

Pedro Galván
CEO Software Guru

JUDGING CRITERIA

Quality of Idea
Includes functionality, creativity and originality of the idea or use case.

Implementation of Idea
Includes how well the idea was executed by the developer and the extent to which the application utilizes the Four Js Genero tools in a way that increases productivity. Code Quality.

Potential Impact
Includes the extent to which the application could impact the user’s productivity.

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