Challenges

Level up your skills and your experience points by completing challenges. The challenges will vary in difficulty and category, but all will take you on a quest to learn something new! 

Registration

Complete our registration challenges to make sure you're ready to hack at Global Hack Week: Share.

Fill out the GHW: Share 2022 Swag Form

We want to send you some amazing swag, so head to hackp.ac/ShareSwag to ensure you’re able to rep GHW long after Share ends.

Join a Guild

We want you to join a guild at GHW: Share! These are a great place to meet other hackers, and find your community. Head to the #ghw-share-looking-for-guild or #ghw-share-join-my-guild on Discord to find your hacker family. Then head back to discord.mlh.io to choose your guild. 

Subscribe to the MLH Hacker Newsletter

MLH sends out a hacker newsletter every two weeks to let you know about awesome events, upcoming prize competitions, resources, and more! At the bottom of any GHW: Share emails, you’ll see links to sign up for our newsletters!

Sign up for Linode and Claim your $100 Credit

Head to hackp.ac/ghwshare-linode and sign up to receive $100 in platform credits. If you've already signed up for Linode but your introductory credits have expired, you can always create a new account to claim your $100 credit valid for 360 days! Submit your linode username and home page to our day-of form.

Join the MLH Community Discord

Discord is our communication platform during all things Local Hack Day. This is where you’ll ask questions, chat with other hackers, and hang out with the community. Fill out discord.mlh.io and you’re good to go! If you’re not familiar with Discord, make sure to follow the steps in #🚦-get-started!

Refer a Friend

We want you to share GHW: Share with your community!  Just have them fill out hackp.ac/ShareReferrals after they’ve registered for GHW: Share. Each attendee can only be referred by one individual.

Subscribe to the MLH Events Newsletter

MLH sends out an events newsletter from time to time to let you know about upcoming events. At the bottom of any GHW: Share emails, you’ll see links to sign up for our newsletters!

[Repeatable!] Check In Daily

Each and every day, you can earn experience points by checking in (this is also how you’ll earn your bonus swag!). It’s as simple as that! You can easily access our check in pages here.

Daily

Ready to tackle a challenge? Each day, we'll have new challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial.

Learn how to find a .com domain name!

Finding the right domain name for your website can be a little intimidating! Luckily NameStudio.com makes it fun and simple. Learn how to find a .com domain name for your GHW: Share project using NameStudio.com. Share a screenshot of you finding your domain name on our Day seven form.

Sign up for a Coil Account

Web Monetization is an open source API that allows someone viewing a webpage to stream micropayments to the page's creator in real time. Sign up for Coil and redeem your free $10 worth of credits to tip creators! Submit a screenshot on our Day 7 form

Build a Wordle clone in as little as 15 minutes!

Wordle is a great game to pass the time, challenge yourself and have fun. Now you can use React.JS to build your own Wordle clone, customize your word list and deploy it to the cloud! Learn more by watching this video tutorial. Share your Linode enabled project to our day-of Devpost.

Learn how to use Autocode and build your first Discord Bot

Autocode lets you speedrun your development of Bots and APIs through the power of JavaScript and a supercharged autocomplete. Build your first Discord Bot and submit on Devpost. Not sure where to start? Try one of these: Build your first bot guide - Reaction Roles Bot - Welcome Bot -  Music Bot

Complete any other challenge using Autocode

You can do a ton with Autocode - build bots, APIs, web services and more! Complete any other Global Hack Week: Share challenge today using Autocode to complete this challenge. Share it with us on Devpost.

Build a Social Media Platform on DeSo

We want you to build a service using DeSo’s decentralized data. For example, a NFT marketplace(think Instagram meets Etsy) or a customized news feed for DeSo’s most popular content. You can checkout the DeSo Developer Hub for more possibilities! Don't forget to submit your code to our Devpost.

Explore the Twilio API!

Try a new API every day throughout Global Hack Week: Share. Learn how to send messages, emails, make calls, or create video conversations. You can check out all the options at https://www.twilio.com/docs. Share your hack on our Devpost.

Play TwilioQuest

Join the GHW: Share TwilioQuest operation! The top 5 players by the end of Share win a Twilio swag box. Download TwilioQuest then join the Operation by going to settings -> Operations, and entering join code “bear-while-said”. Every objective you complete will earn XP. Submit a screenshot!

Get started with DeSo

DeSo is a great way to get started with blockchain development. Sign up for a DiamondApp account and submit a post programmatically.  We’ve got a getting started guide and the DeSo Developer Hub; Be sure to @DeSo, @TyFischer & take a screenshot of your post. Submit your repo + post on Devpost

Sign up for DiamondApp

The great thing about social media applications built on the DeSo blockchain are that all your content and followers exist on the blockchain itself. DiamondApp s a perfect example. Get signed up for a DiamondApp account and start exploring the DeSo blockchain. Checkout our documentation and submit a screenshot.

Join Twilio Field Operators

Twilio Field Operators are student leaders looking for opportunities to lead, explore new technologies and serve their community. They progress through 4 Ranks. As you earn XP and advance through the Ranks, you will unlock rewards including Twilio swag, career-building opportunities and access to events. Submit a screenshot!

Create an Authentication System

Secure sign-ins are an important part of many hacks. We want you to implement an authentication system into an existing hack or just create the system for future. Submit on Devpost

Use the Largest Tech Stack in a Demo

How many technologies can you fit into a demo video? Push yourself and submit on Devpost. (and yes, you can count Devpost in your tech stack)

Share Coffee or Tea with Someone in Your Guild

After hacking for a week straight - we want you to take a break your guild mates. Share a coffee or tea, virtually! Submit a screenshot on our Form to earn your points!

Design a sticker for your hometown

 Show us your hometown pride and design a sticker for the place you call home. Feel free to design yours in the style of MLH I-Demoed sticker (hexagonal sticker with 1.74x2 dimensions)! Send it to us on this form.  

Complete any other challenge from this week

Is there a hack you made this week that didn’t have time to submit? Share it here. Add the name of the challenge you’re submitting to in the title of your hack and submit on Devpost.

Create an Educational Project

What skill do you have that you think more people should know? Create a hack that helps teach the user something new. It can be anything from how to code in a particular language, how to cook your favorite dish, or even how to play an instrument. Teach us over on the Devpost.

Sign up for a Coil Account

Web Monetization is an open source API that allows someone viewing a webpage to stream micropayments to the page's creator in real time. Sign up for Coil and redeem your free $10 worth of credits to tip creators! Submit a screenshot on our Day 7 form

Get started with DeSo

DeSo is a great way to get started with blockchain development. Sign up for a DiamondApp account and submit a post programmatically.  We’ve got a getting started guide and the DeSo Developer Hub; Be sure to @DeSo, @TyFischer & take a screenshot of your post. Submit your repo + post on Devpost

Use the Largest Tech Stack in a Demo

How many technologies can you fit into a demo video? Push yourself and submit on Devpost. (and yes, you can count Devpost in your tech stack)

Learn how to find a .com domain name!

Finding the right domain name for your website can be a little intimidating! Luckily NameStudio.com makes it fun and simple. Learn how to find a .com domain name for your GHW: Share project using NameStudio.com. Share a screenshot of you finding your domain name on our Day seven form.

Sign up for a Coil Account

Web Monetization is an open source API that allows someone viewing a webpage to stream micropayments to the page's creator in real time. Sign up for Coil and redeem your free $10 worth of credits to tip creators! Submit a screenshot on our Day 7 form

Build a Wordle clone in as little as 15 minutes!

Wordle is a great game to pass the time, challenge yourself and have fun. Now you can use React.JS to build your own Wordle clone, customize your word list and deploy it to the cloud! Learn more by watching this video tutorial. Share your Linode enabled project to our day-of Devpost.

Learn how to use Autocode and build your first Discord Bot

Autocode lets you speedrun your development of Bots and APIs through the power of JavaScript and a supercharged autocomplete. Build your first Discord Bot and submit on Devpost. Not sure where to start? Try one of these: Build your first bot guide - Reaction Roles Bot - Welcome Bot -  Music Bot

Complete any other challenge using Autocode

You can do a ton with Autocode - build bots, APIs, web services and more! Complete any other Global Hack Week: Share challenge today using Autocode to complete this challenge. Share it with us on Devpost.

Build a Social Media Platform on DeSo

We want you to build a service using DeSo’s decentralized data. For example, a NFT marketplace(think Instagram meets Etsy) or a customized news feed for DeSo’s most popular content. You can checkout the DeSo Developer Hub for more possibilities! Don't forget to submit your code to our Devpost.

Explore the Twilio API!

Try a new API every day throughout Global Hack Week: Share. Learn how to send messages, emails, make calls, or create video conversations. You can check out all the options at https://www.twilio.com/docs. Share your hack on our Devpost.

Play TwilioQuest

Join the GHW: Share TwilioQuest operation! The top 5 players by the end of Share win a Twilio swag box. Download TwilioQuest then join the Operation by going to settings -> Operations, and entering join code “bear-while-said”. Every objective you complete will earn XP. Submit a screenshot!

Get started with DeSo

DeSo is a great way to get started with blockchain development. Sign up for a DiamondApp account and submit a post programmatically.  We’ve got a getting started guide and the DeSo Developer Hub; Be sure to @DeSo, @TyFischer & take a screenshot of your post. Submit your repo + post on Devpost

Sign up for DiamondApp

The great thing about social media applications built on the DeSo blockchain are that all your content and followers exist on the blockchain itself. DiamondApp s a perfect example. Get signed up for a DiamondApp account and start exploring the DeSo blockchain. Checkout our documentation and submit a screenshot.

Join Twilio Field Operators

Twilio Field Operators are student leaders looking for opportunities to lead, explore new technologies and serve their community. They progress through 4 Ranks. As you earn XP and advance through the Ranks, you will unlock rewards including Twilio swag, career-building opportunities and access to events. Submit a screenshot!

Sign up for a Coil Account

Web Monetization is an open source API that allows someone viewing a webpage to stream micropayments to the page's creator in real time. Sign up for Coil and redeem your free $10 worth of credits to tip creators! Submit a screenshot on our Day 7 form

Learn how to find a .com domain name!

Finding the right domain name for your website can be a little intimidating! Luckily NameStudio.com makes it fun and simple. Learn how to find a .com domain name for your GHW: Share project using NameStudio.com. Share a screenshot of you finding your domain name on our Day seven form.

Learn how to use Autocode and build your first Discord Bot

Autocode lets you speedrun your development of Bots and APIs through the power of JavaScript and a supercharged autocomplete. Build your first Discord Bot and submit on Devpost. Not sure where to start? Try one of these: Build your first bot guide - Reaction Roles Bot - Welcome Bot -  Music Bot

Design a sticker for your hometown

 Show us your hometown pride and design a sticker for the place you call home. Feel free to design yours in the style of MLH I-Demoed sticker (hexagonal sticker with 1.74x2 dimensions)! Send it to us on this form.  

Learn how to find a .com domain name!

Finding the right domain name for your website can be a little intimidating! Luckily NameStudio.com makes it fun and simple. Learn how to find a .com domain name for your GHW: Share project using NameStudio.com. Share a screenshot of you finding your domain name on our Day seven form.

Sign up for DiamondApp

The great thing about social media applications built on the DeSo blockchain are that all your content and followers exist on the blockchain itself. DiamondApp s a perfect example. Get signed up for a DiamondApp account and start exploring the DeSo blockchain. Checkout our documentation and submit a screenshot.

Share Coffee or Tea with Someone in Your Guild

After hacking for a week straight - we want you to take a break your guild mates. Share a coffee or tea, virtually! Submit a screenshot on our Form to earn your points!