Amidst a sea of burrito wrappers, empty Red Bull cans and glowing computer screens, TwilioCon hackers built 47 projects in just 6 hours during last night’s TwilioCon Hackathon. Below find out what was built and who took home the top prizes. Here’s a great recap of the event, and photos are live on Facebook.
Thank you to our sponsors Amazon Web Services, Box, Dropbox, Ducksboard, Google, Heroku, Mashery, Parse, Sendgrid, Singly, Soundcloud and Windows Azure who provided prizes for the teams building with their APIs. See the full list of swag and prizes hackers walked away with after the hackathon.
Taking the Top Prizes
The judging was a difficult feat with so many incredible apps submitted, but the apps below stood out with exceptional technical valor. You can find all of the TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon projects here on HackerLeague. Thanks to our panel of judges Jeff Lawson, Twilio Co-founder and CEO, Craig Kitterman, Windows Azure Sr. Technical Product Manager, and Patrick McKenzie, Kalzumeus Founder & CEO.
First Place for Best Overall Hack
- First place went to DialTalent, built by Ricky Robinett, Hannah Robinett and Josh Reznick. DialTalent offers businesses a faster way for to launch recruiting campaigns by interviewing candidates via IVR, as wells as managing and prioritizing the results.
Second Place for Best Overall Hack
- Second place went to TextAngels, built by Jeremy Baker and Chad Sakonchick. TextAngels is a SMS hotline for people in hard situations who need to reach out and talk or text someone.
More Awesome Hacks
Our sponsors also gave prizes out to the teams behind their favorite apps. Here are the winners of the sponsor prizes:
- Amazon Web Services : Acme SIP
- DropBox: Dropbox Notifier
- Google: Octopong
- Heroku: Piratedial.io
- SendGrid: Nerderater
- Singly: Care Squirrel
- SoundCloud: Staxx
- Windows Azure: Team Shout
Thank you to all the DOers that built and deployed apps well into the early morning, and made the Hackathon a night to remember.