6 months ago

Keep exploring games in Flutter!

We hope you enjoyed pushing your creativity to its limits during the Flutter Puzzle Hack. Whether it was your first time using Flutter or you're a Flutter pro, we know you can benefit from creating games more efficiently. 

At this year’s Google I/O, we announced a new toolkit to do just that. 

The Flutter Casual Games Toolkit provides a starter kit of templates and best practices, along with credits for ads and cloud services that you can use to continue building games in Flutter. 

Head over to flutter.dev/games to see more of what the Flutter Casual Games Toolkit has…

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7 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Flutter Challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Please be sure to also take our experience survey! We would love to learn more about you and your experience with Flutter Puzzle Hack.

All eligible registrants will receive their digital swag within 30 days of the Winner Announcement. 

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you…

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9 months ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Flutter Challenge .


9 months ago

Judges Added!

Judges for the Puzzle Hack have been announced. Check them out on the contest page! We can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


9 months ago

Important Eligibility Update

Hello Flutter Hackers,

In accordance with new US sanctions, residents of Russia are no longer eligible to participate in this contest. The conflict in Ukraine and global repercussions are rapidly evolving. We are monitoring US sanctions against Russia and communicating with our contest attorney to make sure we are all compliant.  As such, we are advised to exclude Russian residents from participation in all hackathons (due to prize fulfillment, among other reasons).

 We’re very sorry for any inconvenience that you’re experiencing, but please know that our small team is doing our best to administer hackathons while keeping in mind

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9 months ago

Submission Deadline Update

Flutter Hackers,

Due to current world events, we’ve decided to push the deadline back two weeks. We want to be respectful of Flutter users in all parts of the world. The new deadline is March 14th, at 3PM PDT. For those that have already submitted, you can continue to modify your project until the submission deadline.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Firebase Info Session Reminder

Don’t forget to join Firebase Developer Relations Engineer, Frank van Puffelen for tips on how to add Firebase to your Flutter project! 

Livestream is at 9am PST / 12pm EST 2/16 on the Flutter Community YouTube channel.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Two weeks to go - Submission Checklist!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Flutter Puzzle Hack. Submissions are due February 28th before 3:00 PM PST.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Resources Tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

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

  • Did you transform the starter puzzle code?

  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video…

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10 months ago

Rive Info Session Reminder!

Don’t forget to join Rive Developer Relations Lead, Zach Plata, and Design Relations Lead, Michael Myers for an exciting demo showcasing how to build and export Rive animations to your Flutter app.

Livestream is at 9am PST / 12pm EST on the Flutter Community YouTube channel on 2/9/22. 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Three weeks to go + don’t forget to use the community

There are three weeks remaining in the Flutter Puzzle Hack. Submissions are due February 28th before 3:00 PM PST. 

As you continue to build and test your app, don’t forget there are a world of resources out there to help you.  If you are stuck, don’t be afraid to use what’s there to help you over the hurdle.  Here are a few places you can look:

Flutter Community Slack channel : There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon.  Your fellow participants are there to help and others may be having the same issues with their…

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10 months ago

Submission Deadline - Timing Update

Hello Flutter Hackers!

It has been brought to our attention that there was a slight discrepency by 1 hour between the submission deadline time on the site and in the rules. The updated deadline to submit projects is 3pm PST.  We apologize for any inconvenience, and wish you good luck on your projects!

If you have any questions, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Upcoming Flutter Info Sessions - New Dates

Hello Flutter hackers! There has been a slight change in scheduling of the upcoming info sessions. The new dates for the information sessions are as follows:
Rive is now on Feb. 9, 2022 and Firebase is now on Feb. 16, 2022.
We look forward to seeing you in these sessions and can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on. Good luck!

10 months ago

Four Weeks to Go

There are just four weeks remaining in the Flutter Puzzle Hackathon! Submissions are due February 28th before 3:00 PM PST. 

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial. 

Pro Tip: Don't wait until the…

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10 months ago

Flutter Info Session - Google ChromeDev

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow for the ChromeDev Info Session! ChromeDev Developer Relations Engineer, Adriana Jara will be sharing best practices for PWAs!

Livestream is at 9am PST / 12pm EST on the Flutter Community YouTube channel.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

FAQs

Over 3,000 people have signed up for the Puzzle Hack so far! That’s amazing. We’re so excited to see what you build!

We’ve also noticed that some questions have come up multiple times, so we put together an FAQ for you to reference. 

Check out the Flutter Puzzle Hack FAQ to answer the most common questions. Feel free to continue asking questions via the Discussion forum if your question is not answered in the FAQ. 

Happy building!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Prizes, Prizes, and more Prizes!

As if updating the puzzle and taking your Flutter knowledge to the next level wasn’t enough incentive for you, here’s a reminder of the prize potential for eligible participants:

  • Flutter Swag
  • Brand New MacBook Pro
  • Over $10,000 in cash 
  • Digital Certificates

This list, along with an important note on multiple prize eligibility can be found on the rules tab.  

Good luck and happy building!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Flutter Hackathon Info Sessions

We’re excited to announce the schedule for the Flutter Puzzle Hack Info Sessions. These sessions are an opportunity for you to hear directly from teams building for Flutter on the web and get some of your burning questions answered. 

Mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss the sweet tips and tricks these experts are going to drop. See you soon!

Schedule (all sessions are at 9:00am PST)

  • January 19, 2022 - VeryGood Ventures: How to build your very own slide puzzle
  • January 26, 2022 - Google ChromeDev: Best Practices for building PWAs
  • February 2, 2022 - Firebase: How…

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11 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Flutter Puzzle project, the Flutter Community Slack channel 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 Slack Channel to ask the Flutter Community questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team? The Slack Channel 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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