New! .NET Apps Welcome: Deadline April 30, 2009Build a great app to work with the
World’s Fastest Server,
post an article on The Code Project, and you could win a dedicated server for
life from HostMySite.com!
Here’s how: write an article, build an app that consumes the data feed from
the World’s Fastest Server. What’s the World’s Fastest Server? It’s a custom
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Here are the details:
Write a great article explaining how you built an app to consume the
bike’s data – complete with code -- and post it in any .NET or LAMP (Linux, Apache,
MySQL, or PHP) section, and if yours is the highest rated article by both The
Code Project community and our judges, you win a dedicated server for life!
See below for more details.
Codeproject.com members can vote on your article. The articles that are
highest-rated by members will be rated by our judges to determine the final
By entering your article in the contest you agree that The Code Project and
HostMySite.com can link to your article and all accompanying data or information
for promotional purposes.
As part of the contest, HostMySite.com will provide you a free hosting account to showcase your application! When you sign up for the hosting account, you will need to provide basic information and agree to HostMySite.com’s terms of service. The free hosting account can only be used for this content. When the contest is complete, all accounts will be discontinued. Sign up at http://www.dragbikehosting.com/.
Extended! Contest ends March 31, 2009 April 30, 2009!
Sponsored by The Code Project and HostMySite.com
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our judges to determine the final winner.
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