06 May 2022-07 May 2022|Mumbai

Amity University Mumbai Organizes Webathon, 24-hour Web Development Hackathon

 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amity School of Engineering, Amity University Mumbai organized Webathon, A 24-hour Web Development Hackathon on 6th and 7th May 2022.

The theme of the event was to promote professional grade web development under a time limit of 24 hours to push the students to give their level best. The event received an overwhelming response consisting of 10 groups ranging from 2 members to 6 members totally consisting of 38 participants.
The event was sponsored by Dare2Code and GDSC AUM and the participants were allowed to select their topics amongst Marketplace Design, Website Cloning and Business Website.
The primary languages used were HTML, CSS, and JavaScript but the competition wasn’t limited to the use of the three. Use of Frameworks outside the primary languages was permitted with the condition that the participants shouldn’t expect the judges to have any framework or software installed on their system.
The inaugural function was conducted in conference room number 105, at 11 am on 6th May 2022. It was attended by Vice Chancellor Dr. A.W. Santhosh Kumar as the guest of honor and Director of Amity School of Engineering, Dr. Shrikant Charhate. It started with a welcome speech by a student speaker and was followed by words of wisdom by Vice Chancellor sir. A vote of thanks was given by Dr. Deepa Parasar madam, and the competition was declared open.
The competition was coordinated by Dr. Deepa Parasar and Mr. Naufil Kazi, while primary student coordinators were Ishaan Pandita and Vaibhav Guru. It officially started at 2 pm on 6th May 2022 and concluded exactly at 2 pm on 7th May 2022.
The winning website was a clone website of Amity University Mumbai, renamed as ‘Red Brick University’ which tries to recreate the virtual tour aspect of the Amity Website and does it efficiently. The website was created by team Sys Code which was led by Ayushi Patel, Second Year B.Tech CSE, while the other team members were Gargi Ajay Thakare, Gautami Mahajan and Anoushka Raizada all belonging to Second Year B.Tech CSE. 
The runner up website was a horror game website which allows the user to make choices to progress in the story. The website was created by team SYK which was led by Yash Shinde, second Year B.Tech CSE, while the other members were Kiran Chandani, Shivam Vadalia, Siddharth Chavan and Krunal Bhere all belonging to Second Year B.Tech CSE. The link to the folder consisting of their website is https://bit.ly/3yudMmC.
Both websites had a close competition, winner winning by just 1.25 points extra in a 100-point grading system. The valedictory ceremony was conducted on 10th May at 11 am in conference room 105 and prizes were distributed to the winners by Vice Chancellor, Registrar and Director of Amity School of Engineering, Amity University Mumbai.