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Hashnode APIs Hackathon

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Jan 18 - Feb 3


710 Developers

Contribute to the Headless Hashnode ecosystem and stand a chance to win exciting prizes!

Category #1

Build an interesting integration using Hashnode's GraphQL APIs

Two of the best projects receive prizes worth $2500 USD each


Smart Home integration
A cloudflare worker that installs Hashnode on your domain subpath
A GitHub action that publishes a blog post on every commit
An innovate alternative UI to publish a blog post to Hashnode
Building an importer for Hashnode
Building an integration with other platforms like Notion
Category #2

Create a new starter-kit theme

Two OSS projects with successful PRs (merged and live) will receive a prize worth $2500 USD each


An interface suitable for running a newsletter blog
Magazine layout for blogs
A unique new theme to tackle a specific use case

How to Participate

  1. Build an interesting integration using Hashnode’s GraphQL APIs or create a new starter-kit theme
  2. Publish an article about your app on your Hashnode blog. If you don't have a blog yet, set it up here.
  3. Tag your article with #APIHackathon - this is how we track who's in!

  4. Share your article on social media and tag @hashnode so we can spread the love!


API docs
API Playground
Starter Kit GitHub
Starter Kit demo

Evaluation criteria

Product thinking

Usefulness of the project in a real-world scenario.

Project completeness

How complete are the features implemented?

A great story

Show us how you built your hackathon entry and how it solves the problem.

Completeness of the article

The blog should cover all aspects of your project. What inspired you to create this project? What problem does the project address? How did you build it?


Is your solution fully fleshed out or have you taken shortcuts to deliver it?

Driving Impact

How does your solution differentiate from the competition?


The overall look, layout, color usage, and feel of the application.

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Hashnode Discord

Ask any question on the Hashnode Discord server. Use the #hashnode-api-hackathon channel.

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