Despite not feeling 100% and showing up late, Christiaan and I were able to pull off a winning app at the recent Facebook HACK Toronto. We won a new iPad, $1000 Facebook Ad credit, and an employment offer from AdParlor. Below are various links and articles concerning the event. GitHub repo for our finished app can be found here. An example Slideshow can be found here or Create your own Slideshow.

Toronto HACK Winners
http://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/06/18/toronto-hack-winners/

“Best Desktop App (also Best Overall App): Slideshow – Slideshow analyzes photos posted on Facebook for likes and comments, and selects the most popular for a slideshow that can be saved as a desktop screensaver.”

Interview of “The Social Network’s” Platform Strategist, Sachin Monga
http://bnotions.com/interview-of-the-social-networks-platform-strategist-sachin-monga/

“Expect to learn from our Platform Engineers and local experts, and if you’re participating in the hackathon – expect to code! You can come prepared with a team or as an individual, and we will have awesome prizes for the best apps built that day.”
“This is the largest developer-facing event Facebook has ever run in Canada.”

“The Social Network” is hosting another HACK this weekend…
http://bnotions.com/the-social-network-is-hosting-another-hack-this-weekend/

“The HACK is a day-long competition where you build new social apps with Facebook. Get started hacking right away, or attend our technical talks on the fundamentals of our APIs, mobile SDKs and Open Graph. Our engineers will be around to answer questions and to help you make the most of our APIs and tools. We’ll be giving out prizes for Best Overall App, Best Open Graph Integration, Best Game and Best Mobile App.”

Join the Facebook Team at Our Toronto HACK
http://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/06/07/join-the-facebook-team-at-our-toronto-hack/

“HACK in Toronto on Saturday, June 16th at 99 Sudbury, Toronto”
“We’ll be giving out prizes for Best Overall App, Best Open Graph Integration, Best Game and Best Mobile App.”

AdParlor to Offer Job to Winner of Upcoming Facebook Hack
http://www.techvibes.com/blog/adparlor-to-offer-job-to-winner-of-upcoming-facebook-hack-2012-06-12

Win the Facebook Hack in Toronto and Win a Job at AdParlor
http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-06-11/ambkd_GYIIQs.html

Win the Facebook Hack in Toronto and Win a Job at AdParlor
http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/win-the-facebook-hack-in-toronto-and-win-a-job-at-adparlor-1667937.htm

Win the Facebook Hack in Toronto and Win a Job at AdParlor
http://acquisitions.ulitzer.com/node/2294350