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Web Development Competition

Win a Code Project T-Shirt and Mug!

Post a beginner's article on web development on Code Project, and win a Code Project t-shirt and mug!

We want to create the definitive Beginner's Walk for Web Development and we need your help in putting together the articles.

The contest begins on October 25th 2010, and runs until January 25th 2011.

Here's How

  1. Post a beginner's article on any web development topic within the contest time frame
  2. OR

  3. Share one of your beginner's blog entries on web development within the contest time frame

  4. Here are some examples of the following topics:

    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • ASP.NET
    • PHP
    • Ajax
    • Security

  5. Please take a look at our Beginner's Walk for more specific topics. Feel we left out an important one? Create your own entry!

  6. Important: Make sure you mark your article with the "Beginner" attribute so we can find it!

At the end of the contest we will choose from the top rated article and the winners will each receive a Code Project t-shirt and mug!

What You Could Win

A Code Project t-shirt and mug!

The Rules

  1. Must be a beginner's article or blog entry on a web development topic
  2. Must have the "Beginner" attribute

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest begins on October 25th, 2010 and will end January 25th, 2011 at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Articles/blog entries must follow the guidelines
  3. Articles/blog entries must pertain to web development.
  4. Articles/blog entries must be beginner oriented
  5. No cheating, lying, stealing code, swashbuckling, or biting.
  6. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  8. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to a runner up.
  9. By entering the contest you agree to the rules, conditions of entry, and agree that your member alias, member profile information, article, code and any other submitted material can be used for promotional purposes by The Code Project.
  10. 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 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.


GeneralOctober 25th, 2010 and will end January 25th, 2010 at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time Pin
TweakBird8-Dec-10 2:16
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