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Code Project Contests - Windows Azure Apps

Get a pass, send a screenshot, win a Kinect or $1000 cash. Enter your Windows Azure App in our Code Project Contests!**Kinect

Send The Code Project a screenshot of your Azure application and you could win a Xbox 360 with Kinect and a grand prize of of $1,000.

Windows Azure

The contest begins on September 1st 2010, and runs until January 31st 2011.

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For all USA Code Project Members we’re offering a Windows Azure platform 30 day pass, so you can put Windows Azure and SQL Azure through their paces. No-cost, no credit card required. (**Enter promo code: CP001)

Here's How

  1. Build your app and take a screen shot and send to contest@codeproject.com
  2. At the end of each month we'll select the best application and the winner will receive an Xbox 360 with Kinect.  The grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the contest and will take away $1,000 cold hard cash.
  3. Those who use their trial pass have a chance to enter the WEEKLY draw for a $25 Amazon gift card. To qualify applicants must send to the contest@codeproject.com email and include their activation number.

The Fabulous Prizes

Xbox 360 Kinect

Xbox 360 with Kinect - one contest winner each month

  • Additionally, monthly winners could walk away with $1000 cash at the end of the contest.

Prizes will be awarded based on how tightly an entry adheres to the conditions of entry, including: Focus and scope, overall quality, coherence, and structure.

The Rules

  1. Submissions must be sent to contest@codeproject.com within contest deadlines.
  2. Monthly finalists will be determined by The Code Project.
  3. The grand prize winner will be selected by The Code Project at the contest completion on January 31st, 2011.

This challenge is from The Code Project, an independent third-party company not affiliated with Microsoft, and is not a Microsoft offering.

Not sure where to start?

  1. It's not a pre-requisite but see if you qualify for www.bizspark.com = free software for start-ups
  2. Sign up for a low cost Windows Azure platform Developer offer
  3. Get started on Windows Azure platform .
  4. Learn what others are doing on Azure
  5. Get free technical support by phone, chat, email

Winners

September

October

November

  • Igor Ladnik - RESTful WCF + Azure AppFabric Service Bus = Access to Remote Desktop from Browser (corresponding Code Project Article)

December

January

Grand Prize Winner

  • Igor Ladnik - RESTful WCF + Azure AppFabric Service Bus = Access to Remote Desktop from Browser (corresponding Code Project Article)

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