Winners

Announcing the winners of the July 2013 Dev Derby!

This past summer, some of the most passionate and creative web developers out there innovated with the File API in our July Dev Derby contest. After sorting through the entries, an all-star cast of former judges–Peter Lubbers, Eric Shepherd, and David Walsh–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with the File API today.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

Congratulations to these winners! As always, this represents only a small portion of the impressive work submitted to the contest. After you have finished playing with these winning demos, be sure to check out the rest. You will not be disappointed.

The Dev Derby is currently on hiatus, but will be back before long. In the meantime, head over to the Demo Studio to see some general-interest demos and submit your own.

Further reading

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Announcing the winners of the June 2013 Dev Derby!

This June, some of the most creative web developers out there pushed the limits of WebGL in our June Dev Derby contest. After sorting through the entries, our expert judges–James Padolsey and Maire Reavy–decided on three winners and three runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with WebGL today.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

Congratulations to these winners and to everyone who competed! The Web is a better, more expansive place because of their efforts.

Further reading

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Announcing the winners of the May 2013 Dev Derby

This May, some of the most creative web developers out there pushed the limits of getUserMedia in our May Dev Derby contest. After sorting through the entries, our four expert judges–James Padolsey, Janet Swisher, Maire Reavy, and Randell Jesup–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with getUserMedia today.

Dev Derby

The results

Winners

Runners-up

To call these entries mind-blowing would be an understatement. I would say they left me speechless, but quite the opposite was true–I found myself sharing them with everyone I could. Naming just a few winners was especially difficult this month, so please join me in congratulating all of our competitors for making the web so much more exciting than it was just a couple of months ago.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are accepting demos related to the File API in our ongoing July contest. Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

Further reading

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Announcing the winners of the April 2013 Dev Derby!

This past April, some of the most creative web developers out there showed us what they could do with Web Workers in the April Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our expert judges–James Padolsey, Janet Swisher, Maire Reavy, and Randell Jesup–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with Web Workers today.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

April was the month of the newcomer. If you have ever doubted your ability to make a difference on the web, just look at these results and think again. As always, it was difficult to name just a few winners, so please join me in congratulating all of our competitors for making the web a more exciting and a more responsive place.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are now accepting demos related to WebGL (June) and the File API (July). Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

Further reading

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Announcing the winners of the March 2013 Dev Derby!

This past March, some of the most creative web developers out there showed us what they could do for the mobile Web in the March Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our our three expert judges–Craig Cook, Franck Lecollinet, and Guillaume Lecollinet–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting mobile experiences you can create today using only the skills you already have.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

The March Derby saw some great entries, from games to productivity applications to wonderfully useful location-based services and more. Please join me in congratulating these winners and all of our contributors for making the wireless world a better and more exciting place.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are now accepting demos related to getUserMedia (May) and WebGL (June). Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

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Announcing the winners of the February 2013 Dev Derby!

Last month, some of the most creative web developers out there pushed the limits of touch events and multi-touch interaction in the February Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our three expert judges–Franck Lecollinet, Guillaume Lecollinet, and (filling in for Craig Cook this month) yours truly–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with multi-touch today.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

Naming just a few winners is always difficult, but the task was especially hard this time around. Just about every demo I came across impressed me more than the last, and I know our other judges faced a similar dilemma. Our winners managed to take a relatively familiar form of interaction and create experiences that were more creative, more fun, and more visually stunning than we would have ever predicted. Congratulations to them and to everyone else who amazed us last month.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are now accepting demos related to mobile web development in general (March), Web Workers (April), and getUserMedia (May). Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

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Announcing the winners of the January 2013 Dev Derby!

This past January, creative web developers from around the world showed us what they could do with drag and drop interaction in the January Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our three new expert judges–Craig Cook, Franck Lecollinet, and Guillaume Lecollinet–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Dev Derby

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with drag and drop today.

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

These contestants were not satisfied just bringing this age-old interaction to the Web. They also made it fun, helpful, musical, and even a little amusing. Congratulations to them and to all of the amazing contestants who pushed the limit of drag and drop interaction.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are now accepting demos related to mobile web development in general (March), Web Workers (April), and by popular demand, getUserMedia (May). Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

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Announcing the winners of the December 2012 Dev Derby!

Last month, some of the most creative web developers out there showed us what they could do with Offline web technologies in the December Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our three judges–Dave Rupert, Eric Shepherd and (filling in for Christian Heilmann this month) yours truly–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with the offline Web today.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

This was a very exciting contest with some really exceptional results to show for it. Through their incredible work, these contestants have shown the world that we do not need to struggle with poor internet connections at conferences, desperately search for an open network just to work with others, or consume costly data just to play a web-enabled game.

Thanks to these contestants and to everyone else who competed for making the Web a better place.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are now accepting demos related to Drag and Drop (January) and multi-touch (February) and mobile in general (March). Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

Further Reading

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Announcing the November Dev Derby winners!

Last month, some of the most creative web developers out there showed us what they could do with the Fullscreen API in the November Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our three expert judges–Christian Heilmann, Dave Rupert and Eric Shepherd–decided on three winners and two runners-up.

Not a contestant? There are other reasons to be excited. Most importantly, all of these demos are completely open-source, making them wonderful lessons in the exciting things you can do with the Fullscreen API today.

Dev Derby

The Results

Winners

Runners-up

This was a challenging contest to be sure. After all, what’s so great about taking over the entire screen? Our contestants provided some surprising answers. Fullscreen web applications mean immersive storytelling, engaging education, beautiful projection and more.

Congratulations to these winners and to everyone who competed. The Web is a more exciting place thanks to their work.

Want to get a head start on an upcoming Derby? We are now accepting demos related to offline web technologies (December), and Drag and Drop (January) and multi-touch (February). Head over to the Dev Derby to get started.

Further reading

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