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🚨THE THEME IS MUSIC🚨: WIN $5,000! We're having another competition!
katyadee (1068)

Friends, foes, loyal Replers,

Boy do I have some news for y'all! On July 1st, we're kicking off another competition and the stakes are higher than ever.

Types of programs accepted: Any.
Theme: MUSIC!
Rules: As always, must be original content & MUST be created and hosted on Repl.it
Prizes: $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000
Dates: July 1 @ 00:00 PST to July 21 @ 00:00 PST
Judge: Tom Lehman, the CEO of Genius

To submit, all you have to do is share your repl on Challenge!

Check out our FAQ if anything is unclear or you have any questions. And feel free to ask anything you need there, too!

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ebest (551)

🚨THE THEME IS NOT SCAMMING PEOPLE🚨: WIN $5,000! We're having another competition!

vvc (51)

@katyadee does the game need to be on repl.it, like can it be in https://scratch.mit.edu or https://roblox.com

vvc (51)

@katyadee also csn you submit a game you already have

theangryepicbanana (688)

@vvc it should already be on repl.it, and usually you can't use past projects as your entry.

ebest (551)

@vvc Put your comment off this thread. It isn't related. Also, you can grab someone's attention by just referring to them with a @katyadee HEY KATYA DO YOU AGREE

katyadee (1068)

@vvc Yes, it should be on Repl.it. Doesn't have to be a game, either.

LavaTheif (0)

@ebest I just wasted 5 minutes hoping to see some kind of message but got nothing. XD

katyadee (1068)

@theangryepicbanana can you please write a rap called "Return of the Banana"? i'll riff below

katyadee (1068)

@theangryepicbanana just seems like it belongs in a rap

theangryepicbanana (688)

@katyadee it was more of a star wars joke, but yea kinda

ebest (551)

@Fireballme RUN HERE COMES THE BIG ANGRY BANANAANGRY EPIC BANANA

katyadee (1068)

@Fireballme Thinking of it w/ the same flow as "The Real Slim Shady"

Fireballme (7)

@katyadee I made an example. I used garageband and TTS to make it, so it's not that good, but here's a sort of example of the flow. I used a simple melody, but it can be changed to whatever. it's 160 BPM. https://bit.ly/2xuK405

Fireballme (7)

@katyadee ok I promise this is the last mention
here are all the independent things (just vocals, instrumental, etc.)
https://bit.ly/2JcAcxf

[P.S. I can do one with my own voice but it won't be public]

gosh I am putting way too much time into this

JacksonEnnis (7)

Has the challenge been posted yet? Eagerly awaiting :)

laltin (4)

Yes, waiting for it. there is nowhere to join the challenge now @JacksonEnnis

JacksonEnnis (7)

@laltin Glad I wasn't missing something. Has the theme not been announced yet or is it Music?

laltin (4)

@JacksonEnnis yes, this page says it is music: https://repl.it/jam
however there is registration page, I expect them to fix in a few hours, it might be still early in US 😀

JacksonEnnis (7)

@laltin Haha yikes! I know almost nothing about anything music related (other then listening). Looks like this challenge just got harder. lol

katyadee (1068)

@JacksonEnnis Hey there! You should jump in on our brainstorm thread, it's pinned on this board :) We want users to be creative with this... so maybe there's a way you can make it work with thinking out of the box!

ArpanDhatt (144)

I have been dabbling in Webassembly lately as a use case for the programming language Rust(I love it by the way) and I might want to use it in the competition. Can I code and compile locally and upload the wasm(I will upload the Rust code files in my project REPL) for use or do I have to have code in Rust on Repl.it. The autocomplete and code linting for Rust in Repl.it is abysmal right now(I hope it gets better!)

defecaterainbows (0)

@ArpanDhatt Yes! This is the exact same situation I'm in.
I want to do this jam, but I want to use Rust.
Rust is awesome!
But repl.it has no support for Rust crates like it has support for Python, Ruby, and Node packages.
Optimally I wouldn't even have to use WASM for the client and could just write it natively, and then have them download a native executable, but given that Repl.it is a web based app and they're the ones shelling out the prize money, I'm willing to make concessions and use WASM.
Still, I want to write the server-side of my app in Rust, and that would require access to crates, naturally. I think it should still be possible by using a polygott repo to build my code. Are you in the Discord? Maybe we can work through getting our projects access to the awesome crates of Rust's ecosystem together.
I'm Cedric#1650 over there.

defecaterainbows (0)

https://repl.it/@defecaterainbows/rustcrates
Great, I have Rust crates compiling through repl.it!
I did it via abusing polygott :D

EDIT: The problem is, you have to cargo clean each time because it's unable to load crates that are downloaded onto the machine. This mean that it takes 42s just to change a simple program that prints a random number using the random crate... because the CPUs are slow and you have to recompile from scratch each time.

ArpanDhatt (144)

@defecaterainbows That's really cool, but I would hate working with it. I think the only option is to just upload the rs file in a RustFiles folder in the project so they don't disqualify us somehow. I really hope they make Rust on Repl.it significantly better. If we both make an amazing project, it will really showcase how amazing Rust+WASM is!

defecaterainbows (0)

@ArpanDhatt
https://repl.it/talk/learn/Using-Custom-Compiler-Switches/14487
using this to get access to real cargo run works wonders, now I can compile in 1.5 seconds like you would expect.

DonTorres (1)

. O_O
(staring intently... not sure if I want to blink)

katyadee (1068)

@DonTorres Working on an entry, I hope!

kerphloo (5)

Can you have more than 1 person working on it?

katyadee (1068)

@kerphloo Sure can! Just make sure to note that in your entry.

AzureScripts (132)

@katyadee this is a bit confusing, so what will this jam include?

JaiBartlett (1)

I want the theme to be 'HTML'

katyadee (1068)

@JaiBartlett You can CERTAINLY submit an HTML project.

ArchieMaclean (541)

@JaiBartlett HTML is my favourite programming language.

ArchieMaclean (541)

Excited to find out what theme it will be! :)

ShadowCypher (26)

@katyadee So I was just looking at this comment thread and now I'm wondering... was the ":baddum-tchssss:" intentional? Haha :P

vvc (51)

when is the results getting posted xd i cant wait

vvc (51)

Hey Katia i joined repl.it's discord im vvcdoesdev. Do u mind if u give me a higher rank or somethin - @vvc

cellurl (1)

how about tone recognizers?

puetroricanpapi (0)

I'm new to Repl;it not sure on how to use this program to create music

katyadee (1068)

@puetroricanpapi Hey there! Do you need some inspo?

puetroricanpapi (0)

@katyadee
Good day..not sure what inspo represents or means.

NithiD (1)

Wait can it be Python? I’m new here

jamir78 (0)

so do u have to make ur own music or can it be someone elses

AdamL3 (2)


The James-and-Persian gif really captured my immediate feelings about this challenge perfectly.

pushpakumara (0)

Can I upload my android game for the jam?

katyadee (1068)

@pushpakumara Did you create it on Repl.it

pushpakumara (0)

@katyadee No I used Unity engine and Visual Studio IDE. So am I not eligible?

KunalSharda (1)

@pushpakumara I believe you need to solely use Repl.it

zog1 (4)

so how is this being judged

katyadee (1068)

@zog1 Creativity and execution. We definitely won't rule out simple programs.

SwordSage (0)

Are we allowed to work as a pair or group?

ebest (551)

Can the next jam be about math?

katyadee (1068)

@ebest Why not try to marry math and music?

ebest (551)

@katyadee clap clap clap clap clap

Interesting...

Also, is there any way to get music in Python?

IRchamp (1)

Does it have to be a game? Or can it be a website?

katyadee (1068)

@IRchamp It can be anything you want! Game, app, program

vedprad1 (691)

Why can't I submit my submission? I can't type anything in the text box!
@katyadee @amasad @TimChen1 @ Whoever can help.

vedprad1 (691)

@vedprad1 : Never mind, I hacked repl.it and enabled the text boxes.

katyadee (1068)

@vedprad1 Hey there - you need to add a repl first. Did you do that?

FaithAndal (0)

I just saw this in facebook. I’m already a professional (it seems this is not just for students right?) and I have a music themed software that I am interested to develop. So I’m thinking to register the first bits of this software in this competition.

crcdng (0)

How to actually submit? 🤔

katyadee (1068)

@crcdng Post your submission on challenge!

crcdng (0)

@katyadee Thank you! Will do 😊

anthonykung (5)

@katyadee Question about "original" content: Are we allowed to use Mozilla API? Or is that not original? It's kind of confusing... 😕

katyadee (1068)

@anthonykung Basically: No plagiarizing, but open source material is ok.

KuroyukiApps (0)

@katyadee can we use music from our own iTunes Library that we purchased from the iTunes Music Store in our entry project? My idea is basically a custom remake of the Spotify app but written in React + Material UI and I need a ton of Audio MP3 sources for it.

Also, are we allowed to use MongoDB or Passport or Firebase in our project entry for User Auth purposes for user account login and personalized library backup?

george2222 (0)

what language does it have to be in?

InfernoKay (8)

Is it a solo project or can we make use of the multiplayer repl.it feature 👀?

katyadee (1068)

@InfernoKay Please use Multiplayer! Be our guest :)

minion3665 (11)

Can we work as a team with another repl.it user? @katyadee