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Hack Clubbers focus on one thing: shipping.

After building a project, like an app or website, “shipping” is publishing & sharing it online.

Your first ship your first day.

Students in many traditional computer science classes are lucky to make a single project. At Hack Clubs, every member makes & ships their first website their very first meeting.

Keeping your eyes on the prize.

Instead of learning programming concepts in isolation, learning by shipping means you focus on what you need to build real projects. It’s more fun & leads to better learning.

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sampoder
@sampoder

ultra random ship… but my student council pulled off one of the biggest events of the year super last minute! we wanted to raise money for movember :moustache-parrot:, but caught up with stuff, in the end we did a 🥧 pie the teacher event! we had 10 or so teachers + me and the vice president of stuco who were forced into this by some very ~evil~ creative stuco members loll, it was painful but i individually raised like 50 bucks so thats cool… overall, it actually went super well and mostly smooth and we raised like A LOT of money: $529.85 💸 i looked like the abonimal snowman at the end apparently

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sarthak
@sarthak

🚢 CHALLENGE SHIP 🚢 Aight I’m shipping a link shortener which is faster than @rishi’s if I remove the Airtable integration. Like @rishi’s, it supports additional parameters at the end of a link. It’s written in Next.js and just as easy to clone. Check it out at srtk.me/gh/srtk.me-v2! (that link is using the shortener) coming soon: ip address tracking with location and other information

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linus
@linus

Installer package is complete, now I'm just waiting that special installer certificate, then I can ship! 🚢

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sarthak
@sarthak

YEEHAWWWW 🤠 today i added a walkthrough page for my site cause my main page is super simple. My favorite parts are the custom card components I made and the timeline I made! Check it out at sarthakmohanty.me/walkthrough!

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sampoder
@sampoder

i worked out how to gain access to the image feeds of major traffic cameras around the island and built a dashboard for snooping around looking at each one: sg-traffic.now.sh….. these images are cool to watch over time, I might make something tomorrow for generating time-lapses from them :D source @ github.com/sampoder/traffic-monitor …. I used next.js, who would have guessed?

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matthewvandyke08
@matthewvandyke08

Just posted my first Note/Update about SWC, (this one being my thoughts about the new redesign of SWC I'm working on) on my portfolio! matthewv.me/swcnotes

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cwi
@cwi

Today/yesterday I release my first installable python app: nought. It organizes all of your files in custom ways that you define. For example, sort all your screenshots into folders by month. It includes powerful options and is super customizable. If you have any questions/find any bugs. Please submit an issue or PR! github.com/cole-wilson/nought

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sampoder
@sampoder

this has been floating around the slack last night but let me introduce you to <https://meet.hackclub.dev|meet.hackclub.dev>! it's a fun website that introduces you to a random Hack Clubber from the Scrapbook API. I made it a while back with Next.js :)

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sarthak
@sarthak

shipped my first next.js website! I’m so ecstatic! srtk.me

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sampoder
@sampoder

Scrappy now supports webhooks! so when ever you post something it will send a blank fetch request to any url you set... you can set that url using /scrappy setwebhook <https://example.com> I built a little demo app that adds my Scrapbook posts to my Github profile README (check out the image below) you can see it at github.com/sampoder/readme-scrapbook and make your own with hack.af/readme-scrapbook hope you all can automate cool things!!

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ben
@ben

Got a research paper accepted into a conference!!!

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sampoder
@sampoder

I edited a musical!! you can watch it at oneness.now.sh... it's for language and culture week at my school and called the Oneness play. It was a massive challenge.. as we ran into A LOT of issues filming it but im pretty proud of the end result tho a few thing things im not super fond of ya check it out if youd like: oneness.now.sh :)

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malte
@malte

turns out i should ship some other stuff I drew the last week! Enjoy, based on WW2 propanganda.

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malte
@malte

'Shadow on the wall' Drawn by me, digital, 2020

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sampoder
@sampoder

i built a thing! it's a network graph generated by the Scrapbook Webrings... i don't know if it says anything about Hack Club but it's certainly interesting to play around with and look at :D check it out: network.scrapbook.hackclub.com source: github.com/hackclub/scrapbook-network

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neel.redkar
@neel.redkar

Hi! First ship in a while! I wrote something about the increasingly polarized political climate, and ways we can work towards more civilized debate! notebook.neelr.dev/stories/X6W89xAAACQAE7Ia please leave any suggestions in the thread! (also star if you liked it uwu)

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thatrobotdev
@thatrobotdev

Worked really hard with the other coleads to make this beauty for our first hs club meeting this Friday 😄 😄

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sampoder
@sampoder

follow up ship from this: we used the system for the first ever time at the grade 6+7 movie night!! it was a massive success overall, all the watchers had fun watching the movie and getting food hand delivered. @arsh7chetana is very proud of all the money we raised for future events ;) tho we had a bit of a rocky start.. but the system held out with like 20 orders a min, seeing real people use what i made is cool here's a real customer interview who loved being treated like royalty :D

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thatrobotdev
@thatrobotdev

Inktober Day 16: Rocket Blink.

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itsmingjie
@itsmingjie

I think this is ship-worthy!!! This is the biggest overkill in the history of overkill: I built a full-fledged platform for Jeopardy-style virtual puzzle hunts (can also be used for CTFs) in 4 months, and I finished today! It's built on top of Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis, caches information locally, and pulls competition puzzles from Airtable for easy modifications. It also comes with a companion standalone announcement/alert system for real-time communication with your competition attendees. First run of it will be in a few weeks at a <https://integirls.org/puzzle|puzzle hunt> run for middle/high school female/nb students (you should signup if you are eligible!) Still figuring out how to deploy everything across multiple servers so students from around the world would have no trouble using the platform, but that won't take long! Code is very rushed, but it's completely open-source github.com/itsmingjie/infinity.

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thatrobotdev
@thatrobotdev

Inktober Day 15: Outpost Half way! 🥳🥳. Unfortunately a little late, but the end of the quarter has been super busy! Hopefully a normal schedule for the rest of the challenge 😄. Look out for the mirage.

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sampoder
@sampoder

i devised a scavenger hunt for the entire school to participate! then the student council ran it :))) we even had a real treasure chest (thanks Sai and co for making it), and filled it with candy as an end goal! we had a whole qr code system to get hints which i built with next.js and stuff, i also made a safety plan to allow this madness to get approved by the school which i am quite proud that it happened :yay: oh it was also Think Pink day, the school was very very pink

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sampoder
@sampoder

as couch camp drew to a close, and our scoring manager fell to sleep way too early.... we found ourselves with scores scattered across 22 separate JSON files.... oh dear making the closing slides would be a pain but i did not want for the not so techy people to go through any pain... so i stayed up very late last night and built certs.couch.camp/results that went through and linked together all the JSON files to output the critical results needed. it ended up saving hours for my friends today and i'm very happy about that. i'm quite proud of the hacky js stuff i wrote whilst half-ish asleep lol and then today i built on top of that system to make certificate websites for each scholar... it involved even more linking of JSON files, using square numbers to make it challenging for scholars to find others urls and a whole load of JS to make the award names. all together it looks like certs.couch.camp/71407A, people have to screenshot to save it which i guess is alright its all a big hack, here's the source code for: github.com/sampoder/couch-camp-certs im so proud of this massive hack i continue to fall in love with Next.js

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thatrobotdev
@thatrobotdev

Inktober Day 14: Armor First thing I could think of was Minecraft copper armor (even though it probably won't be a thing 😜)

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