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iPhone Development Competition

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Win an iPad!

Create an article that is the best iPhone tutorial or application template and you could win an iPad! The highest rated wins!

If you develop for the iPhone and want to help fellow developers started on their Obj-C journey with a tutorial or application template, write an article and you could win an iPad! Not only will you help your fellow developers but you will gain notoriety as an iPhone development guru to our 7 million plus members.

The contest begins May 17th 2010 and runs until July 12th 2010.

Here's How

  1. Create an article on an iPhone development tutorial or application template
  2. Post it in our new Mobile Development > iPhone section here.

At the end of the contest, we will choose from the highest rated articles and announce a winner who will receive an iPad!

What You Could Win


  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • 32GB
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)

Prizes will be awarded to the top rated tutorial / application template article based on member voting and the Code Project judges’ final selection.

The Rules

  1. Articles must follow the guidelines listed above.
  2. The article must be specific to iPhone development and showcase either a tutorial or application template
  3. No cheating, lying, stealing code, swashbuckling, or biting.
  4. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  6. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
  7. By entering the contest you agree to the rules, conditions of entry, and agree that your name, member profile information, article, code and any other submitted material can be used for promotional purposes by The Code Project.
  8. By entering your tip or trick in the contest you agree that The Code Project can link to your tip or trick and all accompanying data or information for promotional purposes.

iPad and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Corporation.

Current Entries

Articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

23 Jul 2010
Tom The Cat
A reusable library (specifically, an UIViewController subclass) to implement Mobile Safari page/tab switching interface in your own app. Now supports orientation changes!
19 Jul 2010
Joel Ivory Johnson
This is a first in a series of articles to get some one up and running with iPhone development. This first article is to help you identify what hardware you need for development, and gives a quick introduction to Objective-C.
30 Jun 2010
Learning the basic of developing application on iPhone by developing simple reader app
8 Sep 2010
An iPhone media player designed specifically for listening to audiobooks
8 Jul 2010
A simple tutorial on how to create a navigation-based application and transitioning between views.

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

Israel Israel
No Biography provided
Software Developer (Junior) Sneepet
Indonesia Indonesia
David Samuel graduated from computer science, Informatics engineering Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia, on 2006. He has experience in developing mobile application, especially on iOS platform.

Right now, He continues his study in Osaka University under Engineering Science Department. His research interests are in mobile handheld projector and extending DOF of a projector

He also has several experience in international competition, some of his achievements are:
- Windows Mobile Award winner on Imagine Cup 2009,

with the project named "MOSES", which is a solution using mobile device for helping people in remote areas to fight back malaria.

- Windows Phone 7 "Rock Star" Award 2nd winner on Imagine
Cup 2010,

with the project named "MAARON", which is an app for reading comic on the newest platform Windows Phone 7
Joel Ivory Johnson
Software Developer Razorfish
United States United States
I attended Southern Polytechnic State University and earned a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and later returned to earn a Masters of Science in Software Engineering.

For the past few years I've been providing solutions to clients using Microsoft technologies for web and Windows applications.

While most of my articles are centered around Windows Phone it is only one of the areas in which I work and one of my interests. I also have interest in mobile development on Android and iPhone. Professionally I work with several Microsoft technologies including SQL Server technologies, Silverlight/WPF, ASP.Net and others. My recreational development interest are centered around Artificial Inteligence especially in the area of machine vision.


Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Tom The Cat
Other Hanoi - Amsterdam High School
Vietnam Vietnam
I'm a 16 year old high school student. I know some about Objective-C and a bit about C#, mostly through reading stuff online.

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest begins on May 17, 2010 and will end July 12, 2010 at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Articles must follow the guidelines
  3. The articles must be a iPhone development tutorial or application template.
  4. No cheating, lying, stealing code, swashbuckling, or biting.
  5. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  6. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  7. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
  8. By entering the contest you agree to the rules, conditions of entry, and agree that your name, member profile information, article, code and any other submitted material can be used for promotional purposes by The Code Project.
  9. Entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry unless clearly indicated otherwise. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. members can vote on your article. The articles that are highest-rated by members will be rated by our judges to determine the final winner.


This competition is open to software development professionals & enthusiasts who are of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence; however, residents of Quebec and of the following countries are ineligible to participate due to legal constraints: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Employees (or a member of their immediate family) of The Code Project or of Microsoft or any of their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies are also ineligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law.

Determination of Winner

All entries will be posted on The Code Project website for review by members of The Code Project. In addition, all entries will be reviewed by judges appointed by The Code Project. A winner will be determined by the judges, after taking into consideration the comments and ranking of entries by members of The Code Project, on the basis of which entry best meets the judging criteria set forth below.

Judging Criteria

  • Rank and popularity on The Code Project
  • How tightly an entry adheres to the conditions of entry, including article focus and scope
  • Broad applicability to a wide variety of developers
  • Overall article quality, coherence, and structure

How to Enter

Entry is by the normal article submission process or as described above. Please read the submission guidelines before submitting your entry.

Lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries will be disqualified. Any entry containing content that The Code Project deems objectionable for any reason will be disqualified. All decisions of The Code Project with respect to any aspect of the competition, including, without limitation, the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this competition. The Code Project reserves its right to modify the Rules.

All entries become the property of The Code Project who assumes no responsibility for lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected mail, voice messages, e-mail or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into with entrants.

The Code Project does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the opinion of The Code Project in its sole discretion, the competition is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the competition is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond its control, The Code Project reserves its right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the competition including cancelling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries. The Code Project reserves its right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the competition or to be acting in violation of the Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. The Code Project reserves its right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law for any attempts to deliberately damage the competition web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this competition. The Code Project shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the competition including any damage to an entrant's computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this competition or from downloading any material from the competition website where applicable.


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