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AllAwesome497

A competition of templates

For those who did not know, repl.it has a templates page. Templates are premade code that can be easily modified or appended to, and act as a starting point for a project. Although we have some great templates already, we want to add to that collection. Introducing {{ template_jam }}, a competition to create the best templates.

The top three submissions will each get a prize in addition to getting their templates on the templates page.

  • 1st place: $250 (USD) Amazon gift card
  • 2nd place: $100 (USD) Amazon gift card
  • 3rd place: $50 (USD) Amazon gift card

Didn't make the top 3? Don't worry, you still have a chance of getting your template on the templates page, where other replitors can fork your template and craft their own program.

No need to worry about your idea being taken, multiple submissions are allowed! If your idea has already been done, change it up, there's more than one way to crack an egg!

Users who do not already have the content creator role and get a template approved will earn the content creator role.

Where do I submit?

In the templates board. Simply select the repl you want to use for your template.

When does it start?

The competition starts Friday, April 17th at 12 AM PST. Submissions end 4 weeks later, on May 15th, 12 AM PST.

Due to audio being released, we have decided to extend the competition 1 week, so May 22th, 12 AM PST.

An example template is attached to this post.

The template board will be available to post in, when the jam starts (April 17th 12 AM PST).

Voters
AllAwesome497
Comments
hotnewtop
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discord self bot template

SixBeeps

Now this is epic

Codemonkey51

My template template was removed why tho? @AllAwesome497

CodingCactus

@Codemonkey51 aww, i never got to see it :(

Codemonkey51

I reposted it :) with permission @CodingCactus

zog1

How will this be judged?

zog1

@zog1 "Top three submissions" leads me to believe its the 3 most popular posts for anyone wondering

AmazingMech2418

@zog1 I don't think it would be the 3 most popular since that would cause an unfair advantage for people who submitted earlier. Additionally, sometimes, repls with more upvotes are just more entertaining and may not be of a higher quality. I personally think the moderators will judge projects based on quality and usability and then choose the top 3 instead of them being simply the most popular.

zog1

@AmazingMech2418 good point I agree

lynnlo

@AmazingMech2418
Hopefully, I put alot work into mine but I don't think it's gonna hit the hot page anytime soon.

AmazingMech2418

I just today came up with a great idea for a template that is similar to, but better than my Ultimate Web Template, but don't think I will have the time to finish it before the competition deadline. Is there any way I could still submit it to be on the template page, even if it is not entered into the competition? The idea is sort of like a combination of Express (without all those annoying, memory hogging dependencies), Socket.io (again, without dependencies), React (with a slightly different syntax), ASP (with JS instead of C#), a database system (similar to SQL), Angular JS, and with add ons with multi-language support and web development using Adapt language interpreters and compilers. It would also include built-in administration features such as live statistics, server status, etc.

Coder100

You should rename templates to boilerplates :p

lynnlo

@Coder100 That might be more confusing to newer coders as that is an industry only term.

Coder100
HackermonDev

Can you submit more than once?

AllAwesome497

@PDanielY yea, submit as many as you'd like!

lynnlo

Someone made like 20 submissions, all useful too.

seanlnge

@tharlynnhtetong oh nice who?

AdCharity

:thonk:

PYer

What about the results? When will we see them?

sugarfi

@PYer The challenge ended 10 days ago apparently...

sojs

Where are the results going to be posted - and when?

TheForArkLD

YAAAY EXTENDED

AncientBison

Hi

sugarfi

When does it end?

TheForArkLD

@sugarfi May 15th, 12 AM PST.

Wilke000

Great!

TheForArkLD

Help i don’t need money

kingretracted

Say I won, how would you get the card, like email the code or physically send it?

AllAwesome497

@kingretracted probably email.

LizFoster

Do our template submissions have to be similar to the ones already on the templates page, or can we do something completely different?

CodingCactus

@LizFoster I think it is just a base/starter of any type of project, that someone can add to and make their own?

LizFoster

@CodingCactus Ah, cool! So, I think that my code falls into that category, would you not agree?

CodingCactus

@LizFoster yup :)

LizFoster
CodingCactus
Codemonkey51
CodingCactus
Codemonkey51

I beat you both with my smiley face now I will beat you with my shrug:

¯_(ツ)_/¯

@CodingCactus

CodingCactus

@Codemonkey51

¯\ (ツ)/¯

Codemonkey51

¯_(ツ)_/¯

¯_(ツ)_/¯

¯_(ツ)_/¯

¯_(ツ)_/¯

¯_(ツ)_/¯

@CodingCactus

CodingCactus

@Codemonkey51 I'm pretty sure @LizFoster is the best at emoticons on the whole of repl.it, sooo.......

Codemonkey51

Hrmmmmm I challenge @LizFoster

ᕙ( ͡⎚╭╮ ͡⎚)ᕗ

@CodingCactus

LizFoster

@Codemonkey51 Huh? ┐( ̄ヘ ̄;)┌

Codemonkey51

Bruh

(งಠ ͟ʖಠ)ง

@LizFoster
I challenge you for you title of: best at emoticons on the whole of repl.it

LizFoster

@Codemonkey51 Oh dear. Do I have that title? 0~0

I was not aware..

I suppose I could be down for some friendly banter, so I accept your challenge! ☆ ~(^▽^人)

Codemonkey51

(∩❍෴❍)⊃━☆゚.*

(∩⌐■ω■)⊃━☆゚.*

I use the magic of Lenny to turn you into an UwU
@LizFoster

LizFoster

@Codemonkey51 What is an UwU? (- - )?

Codemonkey51

'What is an UwU?' BRUH

ᗒ ͟ʖᗕ

An UwU is: OwO with U's
@LizFoster

Warhawk947
Warhawk947

@Codemonkey51 btw i have joined the friendly competition

━╤デ╦︻(▀̿̿Ĺ̯̿̿▀̿ ̿)

AmazingMech2418

@Warhawk947 @Codemonkey51 @LizFoster You know that Windows has a full set of emoticons like this, right? (⓿_⓿) <= Straight from the Windows emoticon list...

Codemonkey51

Ye....

ᕙ(ಠᗝಠ)ᕗ

Fight me
@AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418

@Codemonkey51 <@[email protected]> ←_← - keyboard shortcut: windows+; (~ ̄▽ ̄)~

Codemonkey51

@AmazingMech2418

(งಠᗝಠ)ง

AmazingMech2418

@Codemonkey51 ¯(°_o)/¯

Codemonkey51

(⌐■_■)

@AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418

@Codemonkey51 (⌐■_■) You think Windows didn't have that one, huh?

Codemonkey51

...

ᗒ ͟ʖᗕ

@AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418

@Codemonkey51 ಠಿ_ಠ

Codemonkey51
Warhawk947

@AmazingMech2418 ( •̀ ω •́ )✧ really...

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You guys having a great battle huh!

Codemonkey51

Yes! @YoPro

Atomic-Gamming
firefish

@AmazingMech2418 The things are called Kaomoji

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ ಥಥ ಠಠ╰ (°▽°)╯

LizFoster
Codemonkey51

@LizFoster do you still use replit? Reee

LizFoster

@Codemonkey51 Yes, I do! It is just that my progress and inspiration lately has slowed down significantly.. T~T

Codemonkey51

Oh :/ I have taken like a 3-4 month break from posting on repl talk, and am now making useful code instead of games lol. @LizFoster also ur pi posts were really cool

LizFoster

@Codemonkey51 Oh, well thank you so much! I hoped they might be interesting to people, even if you aren't interested in math wwwww

Codemonkey51

Math is fun :) @LizFoster

LizFoster

@Codemonkey51 I'm glad you think so too! ^_^

Codemonkey51

^ - ^ lol - _ - @LizFoster

Trollertowner

Might aswell use an idea for a calculator i had in mind for Lua
(Whats my discord id btw where do i find it?)

kingretracted
AmazingMech2418

I've never done a challenge on Repl.it before and this seems like it will be my first. I'm definitely in! However, can the template be multipurpose or does it have to be specifically for one thing? Right now, I have 3 ideas and one of them is a multipurpose template.

AllAwesome497

@AmazingMech2418 yea, just remember that you have to find a name short enough for it ;)

AmazingMech2418

@AllAwesome497 Thank you!

xxpertHacker

@AmazingMech2418 You can submit all 3 templates if you want.

AmazingMech2418

@StudentFires I already did...

xxpertHacker

I could make a template... if I had an idea of what to make a template for.

Are multiple submissions allowed? Are multiple languages allowed?

This competition is extremely coincidental, considering I had made a language request about templates here a few days ago.

21natzil

@StudentFires Multiple submissions are allowed, each one can be whatever language you want!

xxpertHacker

@21natzil Oh, sorry for the misunderstanding, I had written part of that poorly: may I use multiple languages in one Repl?

RohilPatel

So, there is no sign up? And can we work with a friend?

21natzil

@RohilPatel No sign up, and you're welcome to work with multiple people!

RohilPatel

Thanks @21natzil

xolyon

@21natzil wait but then how does the reward gets shared? does the main person get it and then they decide?

AmazingMech2418

@xolyon I guess it would be split between the two people...

xxpertHacker

@AmazingMech2418 What if work with more than two people though?

AmazingMech2418

@StudentFires I think it would be split between everyone in the group.

RohilPatel

But there is no signup, so how would we know? @AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418

@RohilPatel I think the people who own Repl.it can see the list of everyone in a multiplayer repl.

RohilPatel

Oh yea true. Wanna work together, or u already in a group? @AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418

@RohilPatel I'm already doing multiple entries, but I guess I could be in a group with you too.

RohilPatel

Ok. Friend me on discord @RohilPatel#4864 @AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418

@RohilPatel I don't have discord... I could do a multiplayer repl though!

RohilPatel
DynamicSquid

This sounds awesome! Can we start working on it before the 17th?

AdCharity

@DynamicSquid it's technically bad practice to use code created now before the official start, but brainstorming is fine

DynamicSquid

@AdCharity Oh okay. I won't actually code before the 17th, I'll just brainstorm.

DynamicSquid

@AdCharity Oh, another question, it can be in any language right?

AdCharity

@DynamicSquid I mean they are templates. Knowing repl's events in the past it's pretty likely as long as the code is readable and useable then it's fine regardless of language

Coder100
DynamicSquid

@AdCharity Cool! Love this!

Warhawk947

second

Coder100

First

PowerCoder

@Coder100 Second

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Coder100
RohilPatel

11th @Coder100

Coder100

Oof
You're a bit late to the party :p @RohilPatel

RohilPatel

I mean, 7 8 9 so I'm not really.... @Coder100

Coder100

yes you are
you're 11 that's too late top 5 get the honor :P lol @RohilPatel

RohilPatel
Atomic-Gamming

@Coder100

Coder100
Atomic-Gamming
Atomic-Gamming

@Coder100 hey can u help me

Coder100

Sure! Ask away :) @JamesGordon1

Atomic-Gamming

@Coder100 do you do better in node js or python? (this determines my question)

Coder100

node.js @JamesGordon1

Atomic-Gamming

@Coder100 ok then can you help me
1) convert this to node js (https://repl.it/@JamesGordon1/not-so-Simplechat-alpha)
2) can you help me with making this happen

Coder100

okk sure @JamesGordon1

Atomic-Gamming