Weโ€™re thrilled to announce that for the entire month of May, weโ€™ve partnered with DEV.to to sponsor the first ever DEV Contest. ๐ŸŽ‰

Weโ€™re looking for makers, builders, and hackers to create interesting apps, projects, and hacks using the Pusher Channels realtime API. ๐Ÿ›  + โšก๏ธ + โœจ = ๐Ÿฆ„

Channels allows you to create awesome realtime features for your apps with just a few lines of code. It powers companies large and small – from one person side projects to global enterprises that reach millions of people every day like the New York Times, MailChimp or DraftKings, and, of course, DEV.to ! ๐Ÿš€

The DEV contest starts on the 1st May and you have until the 25th of May to submit your hacks.
For the most innovative or interesting hacks or projects weโ€™re offering a few sweet prizes ๐ŸŽ, including TWO GRAND PRIZES ๐ŸŽ‰ – one awarded by a panel that consists of DEV and Pusher folks, and select DEV community members, and the other grand prize is entirely based on the DEV community likes and reactions – i.e. โค๏ธ and ๐Ÿฆ„!
Weโ€™ll also be giving out prizes to the 10 runner-ups. We will award a combination of prizes supporting learning and making – such as Safari Books Online subscription, Udacity courses, and AdaFruit store credit, as well as DEV shop coupons, and some sweet sweet Pusher swag. ๐Ÿ“š ๐Ÿค– ๐Ÿ‘•

For more details and information on how to compete check out the original announcement on DEV.to.

Bonus resources

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For more inspiration on what you can build with Channels (and how to build it) – check out our tutorials section.

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You can also check out some of the video courses that use Pusher, weโ€™ve written a some of them in the past, but you can also find them here:

Flask: https://blog.pusher.com/new-flask-video-courses/
Django: https://blog.pusher.com/integrate-private-and-presence-channels-with-django/
PHP: https://blog.pusher.com/learn-pusher-video-courses/
Vue & Laravel: https://blog.pusher.com/learn-pusher-video-courses/
Ajax & JSON: https://blog.pusher.com/json-ajax-api-realtime-messaging/

Happy hacking! ๐Ÿ›