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Smartphone Programming Competition

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Smartphone programming competition. Let's help others get started

Post an article on mobile development on Code Project, and win a Code Project t-shirt and mug!

Every day more and more developers are moving to the mobile platforms. Help them get a start by sharing what you've learned. We'll giveaway 3 mugs and and 3 T-shirts to the best 3 articles posted before Mar 4.

Anything goes: iPhone, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry, WebOS, Android, you name it.

The contest begins January 21st 2011 and runs until March 4th 2011.

Here's How

  1. Create an article or share blog entry on mobile development on Code Project
  2. Make sure you tag your article / blog entry with the "Mobile" tag

At the end of the contest, we will choose from the highest rated articles and announce a winner who will receive a Code Project t-shirt and mug!

What You Could Win

A Code Project t-shirt and mug!

The Rules

  1. Must be an article or blog entry related to mobile development
  2. Must tag article / blog entry with Mobile tag

Current Entries

Articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

9 Feb 2011
rudigrobler
Simple Error Reporting on WP7 REDUX
6 Feb 2011
mbcrump
Quick run through of the WP7 Developer Tools January 2011
13 Feb 2011
ozkary
Use HTML5 LocalStorage in your Mobile Web Applications
11 Mar 2011
mbcrump
A look at the new Windows Phone 7 controls by Coding4Fun
30 Oct 2012
va_dev
Quick EAN13 barcode generation class.
23 Jan 2011
Nish Nishant
This is a WP7 application that will analyze your most recent posts and give you summarized statistics on your forum wide posting split up.
11 Feb 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
You've got a class that contains data that you want to be able to save and load in IsolatedStorage on Windows Phone 7.
11 Feb 2011
rudigrobler
Which one should you use?
18 Feb 2011
Won Dong
Mobile website expansion offers business unlimited potential
25 Feb 2011
Mike114
How to handle screen rotation when you use AsyncTask and ProgressDialog.
2 Mar 2011
silverazure
This article describes Help and About page design for Windows Phone 7 using HTML and Isolated Storage for images.
1 Mar 2011
Mike114
How to build preference widget with SeekBar
14 Feb 2011
Ross Brigoli
A simple and light-wight timer/background worker class for Android that does not spawn new threads.
3 Feb 2011
Naveed tejani
This article covers the way we could use Google Map using the Map Control shipped by Microsoft with Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools
30 Jan 2011
Ashish Kaila
Synergy is a platform toolkit that unleashes the power of WPF, Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 platforms. In this blog I will discuss the Windows 7 phone part of this library and how it helps to somehow converge development practices to that of WPF and leverage data binding capabilities.
30 Jan 2011
Ashish Kaila
Describes features in Synergy Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 Version 1.0
22 Feb 2011
mbcrump
This article describes how to attach a command to the Windows Phone 7 Application Bar.
1 Mar 2011
Resco Developer Tools
We will show you how you can create professional and modern looking mobile business clients.
13 Feb 2011
ozkary
Support Multiple Orientations - Windows Phone 7

Current Participants

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

Arogarth
Software Developer Shopgate GmbH
Germany Germany
Interface Developer for eCommerce to mCommerce

Knwoledge:
C/C++, C#, ASP.NET, JAVA, Prolog, PHP, SQL, (N)Hibernate, HTML, CSS, SAP ABAP, Linux, Windows (nearly all Versions)
Ashish Kaila
Software Developer (Senior) MixModes Inc. | Research In Motion
Canada Canada
Ashish worked for Microsoft for a number of years in Microsoft Visual Studio (Architect edition) and Windows Live division as a developer. Before that he was a developer consultant mainly involved in distributed service development / architecture. His main interests are distributed software architecture, patterns and practices and mobile device development.

Currently Ashish serves as a Technical Lead at RIM leading next generation BlackBerry media experience and also runs his own company MixModes Inc. specializing in .NET / WPF / Silverlight technologies. You can visit MixModes at http://mixmodes.com or follow it on Twitter @MixModes

In his free time he is an avid painter, hockey player and enjoys travelling. His blog is at: http://ashishkaila.serveblog.net
Joel Ivory Johnson
Software Developer
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. I've largely developed solutions that are based on a mix of Microsoft technologies with open source technologies mixed in. I've got an interest in astronomy and you'll see that interest overflow into some of my code project articles from time to time.



Twitter:@j2inet

Instagram: j2inet

mbcrump
Software Developer (Senior) Telerik
United States United States
Michael Crump is a Silverlight MVP and MCPD that has been involved with computers in one way or another for as long as he can remember, but started professionally in 2002. After spending years working as a systems administrator/tech support analyst, Michael branched out and started developing internal utilities that automated repetitive tasks and freed up full-time employees. From there, he was offered a job working at McKesson corporation and has been working with some form of .NET and VB/C# since 2003.

He has worked at Fortune 500 companies where he gained experience in embedded systems design and software development to systems administration and database programming, and everything in between.

His primary focus right now is developing healthcare software solutions using Microsoft .NET technologies. He prefers building infrastructure components, reusable shared libraries and helping companies define, develop and automate process standards and guidelines.

You can read his blog at: MichaelCrump.net or follow him on Twitter at @mbcrump.
Mike114
Software Developer (Senior) Beam Technology
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
Naveed tejani
Student Unikrew Solutions
Pakistan Pakistan
A student of Computer Sciences at NUCES-FAST karachi, Pakistan.

Having interst in mostly Microsoft related tools and technologies like :

.Net Framework
Expresison Blend
Windows Phone 7
SQL Server
Asp.net
WPF
Silverlight
Nish Nishant
United States United States
Nish Nishant is a Principal Software Architect based out of Columbus, Ohio. He has over 17 years of software industry experience in various roles including Lead Software Architect, Principal Software Engineer, and Product Manager. Nish was a Microsoft Visual C++ MVP between 2002 and 2015.

Nish is an industry acknowledged expert in the Microsoft technology stack. He authored C++/CLI in Action for Manning Publications in 2005, and had previously co-authored Extending MFC Applications with the .NET Framework for Addison Wesley in 2003. In addition, he has over 140 published technology articles on CodeProject.com and another 250+ blog articles on his WordPress blog. Nish is vastly experienced in team management, mentoring teams, and directing all stages of software development.

Contact Nish : If you are interested in hiring Nish as a consultant, you can reach him via his google email id voidnish.

Company Website : www.ganymedesoftwaresolutions.com
ozkary
Architect OG-BITechnologies
United States United States
Software engineer, author & speaker who enjoys mentoring, learning, speaking and sharing with others about software development technologies. Microsoft MVP.

My Blog
Rafael Akchurin
Web Developer
Russian Federation Russian Federation
No Biography provided
Resco Developer Tools
Marketing Resco
Slovakia Slovakia
No Biography provided
Ross Brigoli
Software Developer (Senior)
Philippines Philippines
Ambitious geek.

MCPD-EA
MCTS .NET 2.0, MCTS .NET 3.5
rudigrobler
South Africa South Africa
No Biography provided
silverazure
Architect
United States United States
Vijay Kumar: Architect, Programmer with expertise and interest in Azure, .net, Silverlight, C#, WCF, MVC, databases and mobile development. Concentrating on Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure development. Lived in California for many years and done many exciting projects in dotnet and Windows platforms. Moved to Raleigh (RTP), North Carolina recently and available for consulting.  Blog http://Silverazure.blogspot.com.
va_dev
Software Developer
Russian Federation Russian Federation
Professional Windows/Java Mobile/Web-applications developer since 2000.
Won Dong
Technical Lead Domus Inc.
United States United States
Won Dong is a technology director of Domus Digital, division of Domus Inc. He majored in mathematics(undergrad) and computer graphics and gaming technology(master) in University of Pennsylvania. As CTO(Cheif Technology Officer) in E-motion Inc, the biggest web integration company in South Korea, he coordinated several massive web projects in Samsung, Hyundai, etc. His specialties are web development, cloud computing, social media development, computer graphics, and game development.

Development Tools : VS 2010, Xcode, Eclipse, Delphi
Design Tools : Photoshop, Maya, Illustrator, 3D MAX, Expression Blend, Flash
Technologies : C++, C#, Java, Objective-Pascal, Objective-C, .NET, WPF, WCF, SOAP, CUDA, Cg, FLEX, Mel, XAML, FBML, oAuth, oData

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest begins on January 21, 2011 and will end March 4, 2011 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 related to mobile development.
  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 member alias, 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.

www.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 winner.

Eligibility

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.

The Code Project 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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