By Neo4j Staff | September 12, 2013
We want to encourage you to model a domain that you know / like in a graph model and describe it interactively in a GraphGist. A GraphGist is just a really simple AsciiDoc file, and can be hosted simply in a GitHub Gist.
This is how easy it is to create a GraphGist:
How to create a Neo4j GraphGist from Peter Neubauer on Vimeo.
How does it work?
You just have to follow some simple steps (basically they are described in the video above):
- Find a great domain (Music, Dating, Comics, Healthcare, Politics, Sciences, …)
- Whiteboard a good example graph model.
- Determine interesting use-cases.
- Create Cypher statements for setup and query-use-cases.
- The graphgist needs to be public, so the ASCIIDOC source can be shown and linked.
- Write a good description and create a pretty model picture.
- Compose it all nicely in your asciidoc-graphgist-file.
How do I participate?
- Tweet the public URL of your graphgist and add the tag #graphgist to the tweet.
- Add it to the GraphGist Wiki page under the GraphGist Challenge Section
- The GraphGist needs to be registered before Sept 30, 2013
What can I win?
#1 – the honor and 500 USD
#2 – the honor and 300 USD
#3 – the honor and 200 USD
Also, all participants get a GraphConnect ticket, so EVERYBODY WINS! (We are from Sweden 🙂 )
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