over 3 years ago

Announcing the winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of delivery.com App Challenge.

View all the winners in the Gallery.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!

The delivery.com App Challenge team


over 3 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for delivery.com App Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The delivery.com App Challenge team


over 3 years ago

Last call for submissions

The deadline is just around the corner! Apps are due tomorrow, June 10, 2014, before 5 p.m. Eastern Time. International entrants: find out what time that is in your city.

Need help?

Ask technical questions on the delivery.com API Developer Forum. If you have general questions about entering, please email support@challengepost.com.


over 3 years ago

One week to go!

Can you believe it? There’s only one week left to submit your software in the delivery.com App Challenge! Submissions are due June 10th at 5pm ET. International entrants: find out what time that is in your city.

Enter your submission (or save it as a draft) today.

Good luck!

 

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Need help?

Ask technical questions on the delivery.com API Developer Forum. If you have general questions about entering, please email support@challengepost.com and put delivery.com in the subject line.


over 3 years ago

Start your draft today (Action required!)

13 days left to enter your app in the delivery.com App Challenge!

Start your draft now

Apps must be submitted before the official deadline. Avoid last-minute panic and save your submission as a draft today.

Tell us if you're still entering (or not)

Team leaders who haven't responded: please tell us how development is going here.

If you don't plan on entering anymore, please let us know.

Code your heart out

If you haven't gotten an API key yet, sign up here, check out the quick-start guide, and challenge yourself to a 13-day hackathon!

Need help?

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over 3 years ago

Webinar recording

Missed the delivery.com API Q&A webinar? Check it out here, and continue to ask technical questions on the delivery.com API Developer Forum.

And if you haven't done so already, please start your draft today. Begin filling out your application now so that you don't feel rushed as the deadline approaches. Even if you don't have all the details yet, you can choose the "Save as Draft" option and come back to it later.

Happy coding!

 


over 3 years ago

How to make a great submission video

The deadline for the delivery.com App Challenge is 22 days away.

Until now, you've been focused on building an awesome app; but don't forget about your demo video! It's often the first thing that judges and voters look at.

What does your app do? How does it work? What problem does it solve? A good video tells your story clearly and concisely.

Tips on making a great video

  • Set the stage — start with a bang (your elevator pitch). Treat the opening seconds of your video as you would a movie trailer or TV ad: pique your audience’s interest. You'll have…

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over 3 years ago

Oops! New dial-in for delivery.com webinar

Oops! There's a new number for today's webinar. Please dial 408-418-5040 and use the access code:619-868-013#

See you all soon!

Delivery.com Team


over 3 years ago

Webinar at noon

The delivery.com API Q&A webinar starts at noon today.

Tweet your questions with the #askdcom hashtag now, and we'll answer them live.

Talk to you soon!

Webinar Instructions

Take both steps below to see and hear the webinar:

Step 1:

A) Visit https://join.me/deliverydotcom (flash-enabled browser required), or
B) Download the join.me app, and enter meeting code: deliverydotcom

Step 2:

Call this number to hear audio: +1.408.418.5040, Access Code: 619-868-013#. 
International callers, please access local numbers here.


over 3 years ago

Webinar tomorrow

Reminder: the delivery.com API Q&A webinar is tomorrow, May 13th, from noon–1:30PM EST. 

Start asking questions on Twitter now and throughout the call with the #askdcom hashtag.

See you tomorrow!

Webinar Instructions

Take both steps below to see and hear the webinar:

Step 1:

A) Visit https://join.me/deliverydotcom (flash-enabled browser required), or
B) Download the join.me app, and enter meeting code: deliverydotcom

Step 2:

Call this number to hear audio: +1.408.418.5040, Access Code: 619-868-013#. 
International callers, please access local numbers here.

 


over 3 years ago

Webinar Tuesday!

You're invited to join us Tuesday, May 13th, from noon–1:30PM EST for a delivery.com API Q&A webinar.

Tune in, ask questions, and we'll answer them live!

Tweet questions with hashtag #askdcom

Start asking questions on Twitter now and throughout the call with the #askdcom hashtag.

Join the webinar

Take both steps below to see and hear the webinar:

Step 1:

A) Visit https://join.me/deliverydotcom (flash-enabled browser required), or
B) Download the join.me app, and enter meeting code: deliverydotcom

Step 2:

Call this number to hear audio: +1.408.418.5040, Access Code: 619-868-013#.
International callers, please access local numbers here.

We look…

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over 3 years ago

How's it going? (Action required!)

Thank you for participating in the delivery.com App Challenge! We're incredibly excited to see what you come up with. There's roughly one month to go in the submission period, so we thought it'd be a good time to check in and see how things are going.

Team leaders: please tell us how development is going here.

If you don't plan on entering anymore, please let us know.

There's still plenty of time to get your submission in before the deadline. For those of you who haven't gotten an API key yet, sign up here, check out the…

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over 3 years ago

Upcoming events in NYC

Want some face time with the delivery.com API team? If you're based in NYC, visit them at these upcoming events:

For those of you outside of NYC, ask the delivery.com team anything on the delivery.com API Developer Forum.


over 3 years ago

Students: join us for LA Hacks

We're excited to announce that the delivery.com team will be heading to Los Angeles this weekend to demo the delivery.com API at LA Hacks — a.k.a. "The Hackathon of the West Coast."

From April 11–13, UCLA's legendary Pauley Pavilion will be transformed into a student hacker's paradise.

LA Hacks is entirely separate from the delivery.com App Challenge, but we wanted to let you West Coasters know that we'll be in town, in case you'd like to drop by to say hi or ask us questions in person.

RSVP to attend: http://www.lahacks.com/ (Sorry, this event is for students only! Non-students:…

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over 3 years ago

API Key & Example Programs

Roughly two months remain in the delivery.com App Challenge — the deadline's June 10, 2014. If you haven't already, now's the time to get started!

Get your API Key today

Haven't received your delivery.com API Key yet? Sign up here now.

Helpful example programs

Maybe you’ve hit a bit of a wall with your program. Or maybe you’re scratching your head about where to even begin. In any case, the following script samples should get you well on your way to ecommerce glory. Both examples let you track each step in the most common order flow: search, create a cart,…

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over 3 years ago

Building apps for your neighborhood

A note from Colin J. Sims, Chief Operating Officer of delivery.com in New York City:

You live in a very exciting time. Whereas the Internet emerged as a national commerce engine, for the first time it is becoming a local commerce engine as well. If you love your neighborhood, and the merchants within it that make it unique, then this is good news. Multiple studies show that locally-owned independent restaurants return twice as much per dollar of revenue to our local economy than chain restaurants. And independent retailers return more than three times as much money per dollar of sales…

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almost 4 years ago

Get started today!

Thanks for registering for the delivery.com App Challenge. We’re very much looking forward to seeing how your applications can help revolutionize the way people explore their communities and order online.

Apps are due June 10, 2014 — read on and kick off your submission today!

Quick-start guide

  1. Get your API Key: Sign up here, check out the documentation, and dive in.

  2. Brainstorm & get inspired. The delivery.com Developer API provides tools, functionality, and data to interact with a network of more than 10,000 businesses in major cities across the US. What are some new and creative ways to use the…

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almost 4 years ago

Rules updated to include hardware apps

Great news! We've expanded the list of accepted platforms for the delivery.com App Challenge to include any hardware technology that includes a software component.

Hello Wearable Tech + Internet of Things!

Now, in addition to software applications that run on iOS, Android, Windows 8, mobile web, PlayStation, Xbox, and Google Glass, you're welcome to submit hardware apps that have a software component too.

We hope this gives you even more possibilities to revolutionize the way people explore their communities and order online.

So will you create a software or hardware app? Save your choice in your submission today. (Submissions can…

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almost 4 years ago

Welcome

Thanks for registering for the delivery.com App Challenge — you're now officially a competition participant!

Get a head start by filling out the basic fields on the application and save it as a draft today. This will give you a good idea of what you'll need to put together before the deadline on June 10, 2014.

Next, sign up for the delivery.com API to get your API token and access the documentation.

We can't wait to see what you'll build to revolutionize the local delivery experience. Good luck!

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the…

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