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AllAwesome497 (359)

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).

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Codemonkey51 (732)

My template template was removed why tho? @AllAwesome497

CodingCactus (2435)

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

Codemonkey51 (732)

I reposted it :) with permission @CodingCactus

zog1 (14)

How will this be judged?

zog1 (14)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

@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.

tharlynnhtetong (44)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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 (2747)

You should rename templates to boilerplates :p

tharlynnhtetong (44)

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

PYer (3225)

What about the results? When will we see them?

sugarfi (493)

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

sojs (198)

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

ayuubOmer (8)

Please judge by quality! The most epic templates have no updates );

sugarfi (493)

When does it end?

PDanielY (976)

Can you submit more than once?

AllAwesome497 (359)

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

tharlynnhtetong (44)

Someone made like 20 submissions, all useful too.

TheForArkLD (607)

Help i don’t need money

kingretracted (27)

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

LizFoster (592)

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

CodingCactus (2435)

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

LizFoster (592)

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

Codemonkey51 (732)

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

¯_(ツ)_/¯

@CodingCactus

Codemonkey51 (732)

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@CodingCactus

CodingCactus (2435)

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

Codemonkey51 (732)

Hrmmmmm I challenge @LizFoster

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@CodingCactus

Codemonkey51 (732)

Bruh

(งಠ ͟ʖಠ)ง

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

LizFoster (592)

@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 (732)

(∩❍෴❍)⊃━☆゚.*

(∩⌐■ω■)⊃━☆゚.*

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

Codemonkey51 (732)

'What is an UwU?' BRUH

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An UwU is: OwO with U's
@LizFoster

Warhawk947 (506)

@Codemonkey51 btw i have joined the friendly competition

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AmazingMech2418 (655)

@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 (732)

Ye....

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Fight me
@AmazingMech2418

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

Warhawk947 (506)

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

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You guys having a great battle huh!

johnstev111 (229)

@AmazingMech2418 The things are called Kaomoji

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ ಥಥ ಠಠ╰ (°▽°)╯

Trollertowner (0)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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 (359)

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

StudentFires (327)

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

StudentFires (327)

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 (1089)

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

StudentFires (327)

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

RohilPatel (788)

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

21natzil (1089)

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

xolyon (333)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

StudentFires (327)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

RohilPatel (788)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

RohilPatel (788)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

AmazingMech2418 (655)

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

DynamicSquid (1968)

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

AdCharity (1287)

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

DynamicSquid (1968)

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

DynamicSquid (1968)

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

AdCharity (1287)

@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 (2747)

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

RohilPatel (788)

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

Coder100 (2747)

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

JamesGordon1 (116)

@Coder100

from random import randint
place = randint(1,100)
print (place)
JamesGordon1 (116)

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

JamesGordon1 (116)

@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