Welcome to the Microsoft Code Challenges
If you are feeling a little tired and need a 60-minute boost of energy, here are a few challenges you could work on for a cool prize.
Let's Start Hacking!
Choose an image of anything related to you (something you like, a hobby or activity, a picture of yourself and etc) Then make a web page that just simply runs any animation of that image. Lastly host your cool animation site onto Azure!
Hack Requirement: Microsoft Azure
Create a facial recognition application (mobile or web) detects how many faces are in a photo using the Project Oxford API.
Hack Requirement: Project Oxford API
There are plently of APIs and Azure tutorials that can help you get started ALOT quicker than you think. Below is a list that should help you get a jumpstart. Please remember that when following tutorials, dont be afraid to add some of your own creativity! Thats the key to winning :)
- Getting a Web App Onto Azure
- Deploy Web App Through Dropbox
- Deploy C#, Node, Java, PHP and Python Apps
Getting Apps on to Azure
- Getting Started With Project Oxford Face API -- C#
- Getting Started With Project Oxford Face API -- Java
Getting Started With The Project Oxford API
You will need to either use C# or Java for this challenge. The tutorials will help you make a mobile or desktop app, so please make a Youtube demo for submission.
How To Submit Challenges
You must submit a link to an online repository and your website, but you may also include a Youtube link to present a Demo. Just press the link below and submit away!!!
Need help?! Don't be afraid. Feel free to find one of us at your Hackathon or contact us via email or Twitter DM :)
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