Try our new Okta Identity Engine developer experience. The developer tools and documentation are in pre-release for alpha testers and hackathon pioneers. This release unlocks a variety of customer identity and access management scenarios you can build into your apps, APIs, and CI/CD pipelines.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to use the new Okta Identity Engine Limited GA release to build a working app (SPA, server-side, or mobile) using the Okta Identity Engine developer platform. Build on your own or in teams of no more than 4 people. 

This is your chance to push the platform beyond its boundaries and see what it makes possible for you. We’re excited to get feedback from developers at this early stage in the platform development process. 

In addition to giving you room to explore on your own, we’ll also have help and resources easily available if you need them. 

Developers who sign up will:

  • Be onboarded on an Okta Identity Engine dev org 
  • Get docs, guides, samples, and SDKs 
  • Have access to the Okta Dev Forum for support

We look forward to seeing what you build and hearing your feedback.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$20,400 in prizes

1st Place

$10,000 USD + 30 minute virtual meeting with a member of the Identity Engine product/engineering team

2nd Place

$5,000 USD

3rd Place

$3,000 USD

Honorable Mention

$500 USD

Most Supportive Hacker - 1st Place

Swag valued at $1,000 USD.
Prize awarded based on the number of valuable and helpful responses provided to other participants on the Okta Developer Forum’s hackathons category during the Submission Period. See rules and resources for details.

Most Supportive Hacker - 2nd Place

Swag valued at $700 USD.
Prize awarded based on the number of valuable and helpful responses provided to other participants on the Okta Developer Forum’s hackathons category during the Submission Period. See rules and resources for details.

Most Supportive Hacker - 3rd Place

Swag valued at $200 USD.
Prize awarded based on the number of valuable and helpful responses provided to other participants on the Okta Developer Forum’s hackathons category during the Submission Period. See rules and resources for details.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

What to Build: Build a working app (SPA, server-side, or mobile) using the new Okta Identity Engine Limited GA release.

What to Submit:

  • ~3 minute demo video showing your functioning app

  • Access to the project for judging and testing, including any required login credentials and instructions

  • Complete submission form entered on Devpost before the deadline

See the rules for full details.

Judges

Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor
Senior Product Manager Developer Experience, Okta

Brian Demers

Brian Demers
Developer Advocate, Okta

Robert Nicolo

Robert Nicolo
Technical Writer, Okta

Vijet Mahabaleshwar

Vijet Mahabaleshwar
Principal Software Engineer in Test, Okta

Havi Hoffman

Havi Hoffman
Sr. Developer Content Program Manager

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of Idea
    Includes Creativity, Quality and Originality of the idea
  • Implementation of the Idea
    Includes Implementation of the idea and how many features of Okta were leveraged beyond user registration and login
  • Potential Impact
    Includes Potential impact, value and usefulness

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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