2020 Developer Circles Neighborhood Problem regional winners introduced

It is often said that one of the best ways to learn is to become a teacher. That’s why, for this year’s Developer Circles Community Challenge, we’ve invited developers and developers to bring an innovative twist to technical education by creating tutorials that demonstrate the capabilities of Facebook technologies.

Participants created step-by-step written tutorials that demonstrated one or more functions of open source tools such as Hack, React, React Native, PyTorch, and Docusaurus. as well as products such as Messenger, Spark AR and Wit.ai.

For their efforts, we offered cash prizes and the opportunity to credit their tutorials and share them with other innovators across the Facebook ecosystem.

Our regional winners

As a first step in deciding on the overall winner, we are very pleased to announce our regional winners today.

The teams behind the inspirational tutorials listed below each won a cash prize of $ 2,000. They are also invited to continue improving their projects through Monday November 30th to win the global awards announced in mid-December.

Asia Pacific

advanced beginner

Create smarter messenger experiences on Facebook with Bright
Messenger, Wit.AI

Covid Center Bot (Intermediate Level)
Messenger, Wit.AI

It’s Winter Now – AR Pop-up Card Tutorial Series
Spark AR

Beginner

HayWord | Case study on creating a real chatbot messenger
React, messenger, Wit.AI

Spark AR Promo Card Filter Tutorial
Spark AR

IndoNLU: Fine-tuning tutorial IndoBERT with PyTorch
PyTorch, Docusaurus

Europe

advanced beginner

How to make smoke in Spark AR
Spark AR

Creating colliders with scripting – Spark AR
Spark AR

DIY Alexa With the ESP32 and Wit.ai
Wit.AI

Beginner

Calendar buddy
Respond, Wit.AI

Spark AR – Audio Visualizer Tutorial
Spark AR

Follow the custom animation hook tutorial
React

India

advanced beginner

Shock wave
Spark AR

Reactode
React

Broadcast the learning model hosted on Heroku with React & Flask
Respond, PyTorch

Beginner

ReactNative Tutor (Learn React Native On the Go)
Native respond

Creating conversational Android apps with Wit.ai
Wit.AI

DevCoder
Wit.AI

Latin America

advanced beginner

Update the authorization header with observables
React

Use data from the Facebook API in Messenger bots
delivery boy

Editing multiple scene objects with scripts in Spark AR
Spark AR

Beginner

Create a serverless messenger bot with Wit.ai
Messenger, Wit.AI

Documentation with Docusaurus Version 2 for beginners
Docusaurus

Spark AR – art series
Spark AR

Middle East and North Africa

advanced beginner

Violence detection in videos with CNN + LSTM
PyTorch

360 tours
React

Beginner

Messenger Platform Tutorial (TDD approach)
delivery boy

Customer service messenger bot
Messenger, Wit.ai

Create an Encryptor / Decryptor Chatbot in Messenger with Wit
Messenger, Wit.ai

North America

advanced beginner

Your claw machine
Spark AR

Wit.ai CI and CLI
Wit.ai

Job Finder Bot Tutorial
PyTorch

Beginner

Pneumonet setup of an AI COVID-19 product with Pytorch
Messenger, Wit.ai

Chatbot for the class
Respond, Docusaurus

Getting started with React Hooks: useState and useEffect
React

Africa southern of the Sahara

advanced beginner

Rabbit Encoder (Spark AR Tutorial)
Spark AR

Pytorch for information extraction
PyTorch

Architecture and design of a reactive native application
Native respond

Beginner

Wiki education
Messenger, Wit.ai

Live chess
Respond, Docusaurus

Fruit classifier
PyTorch, Messenger

Our national language winners

In recognition of our diverse, global community, we are also pleased to offer a range of special prizes in the local language for the first time. The winning tutorials listed below each won a prize of $ 1,500.

Arabic

advanced beginner

Detection of violence in videos
PyTorch

Beginner

Adding drag and drop to reacting components
Respond, Docusaurus

French

advanced beginner

System for detecting the nasal coverage
PyTorch

Beginner

Learn the basics of Spark AR by creating your FanMask filter
Spark AR

Indonesian

advanced beginner

Game o
Respond, PyTorch, Docusaurus

Beginner

HayWord | Case study on building Real Word Messenger apps
React, messenger, Wit.ai

Spanish

advanced beginner

Chatbots as a service with a messenger platform
delivery boy

Beginner

Tutorial web voice control with Wit.ai
Wit.ai

New building options will follow shortly

Congratulations to all of these groundbreaking winners and to everyone who took part in the challenge. Visit our Facebook Developer Circles page for more information on our December global winners announcement!

We’ll also be hosting a number of developer and developer challenges in 2021, including hackathons as well as product immersion opportunities. Don’t forget to sign up for our email newsletter to be one of the first to be informed about these initiatives.

Stay safe and we can’t wait to continue serving you as #BuildwithFacebook.

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