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Submit an Application on Windows Azure and Win

This competition has ended

Contestants submitted a link to their Azure app and five winners won an Intel® i7 laptop! Winning entries are also receiving great exposure through The Code Project and partners.

Contestants submitted a screenshot of their Azure app and five entrants won an Intel® i7 laptop. The winning entries also is receiving great exposure through The Code Project and partners.

Windows Azure

Here are some examples:

The contest ran from June 1st 2010, to August 31st 2010.


Spenta Street Care
DataFace DataFace
Avalara GeoSalesTax
Modularis MCIS

Here's How Entrants Won

They built their app, took a screen shot, and sent it to

At the end of the contest we chose from best apps and the winners received an Intel® i7 laptop!

Windows Azure One Month Pass USA

  • Learn the Windows Azure platform. No steep learning curve.
  • With Azure you pay only for what you use, scale up when you need capacity and pull it back when you don’t.

Windows Azure one MONTH pass is provided so you can put Windows Azure and SQL Azure through their paces. NO credit card required.

What was Won

Intel i7 laptop

  • Intel® Core™ i7-720QM processor with 1.60GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.80GHz
  • 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 DIMM)
  • 500GB (7200RPM) Hard Drive (SATA)
  • Nvidia GeForce GT 230M with up to 2815MB
  • Additionally, winners could possibly gain exposure with MTBC and other Code Project partners that could result in: Application marketing and exposure, Technology licensing, Customer/supplier relationships, and additional exposure in the marketplace.

Prizes were awarded based on how tightly an entry adhered to the conditions of entry, including: Focus and scope, overall quality, coherence, and structure. We're partnering with Metroplex Technology Business Council and their Windows Azure TechQuest Program, as it drives a supportive business environment for all technology companies. TechQuest is a program of the Metroplex Technology Business Council, the largest technology trade association in the Southwest. The program gives small technology companies, university researchers and technology entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their technology-based ideas and business plans to a major U.S. “Technology Innovation Seeker” companies. Metroplex Technology Business Council will help determine prize winners.

The Rules

  1. Submissions were sent to within contest deadlines
  2. Finalists determined by Metroplex Technology Business Council / The Code Project

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

Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Azure is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

Conditions of Entry | Current winners list

QuestionWhen the winners will be announced Pin
joshirajkiran4-Oct-10 1:44
memberjoshirajkiran4-Oct-10 1:44 
GeneralYA Pin
jiteshmohite@7342.com11-Aug-10 9:12
memberjiteshmohite@7342.com11-Aug-10 9:12 
Generalwawo Pin
rerainings14-Jun-10 14:01
memberrerainings14-Jun-10 14:01 
QuestionWindows Azure Boot Camp pass Pin
Ambily.raj13-Jun-10 20:09
memberAmbily.raj13-Jun-10 20:09 
AnswerRe: Windows Azure Boot Camp pass Pin
tonsan814-Jun-10 10:18
membertonsan814-Jun-10 10:18 
QuestionRe: Windows Azure Boot Camp pass Pin
Ambily.raj15-Jun-10 20:57
memberAmbily.raj15-Jun-10 20:57 
AnswerRe: Windows Azure Boot Camp pass Pin
tonsan816-Jun-10 5:18
membertonsan816-Jun-10 5:18 
GeneralRe: Windows Azure Boot Camp pass Pin
Ambily.raj16-Jun-10 17:49
memberAmbily.raj16-Jun-10 17:49 

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