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“We believe that HTML5 and related technologies, in conjunction with faster and faster browsers, finally give developers the tools they need to create experiences that are just as vivid, interactive and high-fidelity as what you have come to expect from native applications without the need for plug-ins. We want to see what you can do unplugged. Push HTML5 to its limits and compete for over $40,000 in prizes. The Grand Prize winner will receive $9,000 in cash and a fully-loaded trip with a Golden Ticket to the Future of Web Apps Conference in Las Vegas on June 27th 2011. “

Microsoft launched the {Dev:unplugged} contest to push the limits of HTML5 and related technologies. Basically, build an awesome HTML5 application that uses only HTML/CSS/JS on the client side and works on Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4 and the latest stable version of Chrome.

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