new CloudApp() is a US-based developer challenge (www.newcloudapp.com) to promote the new opportunities and innovative ideas developers are creating with cloud computing on the Azure Services Platform.
Write an application running on Windows Azure and the Azure Services Platform. .NET and PHP category applications will be judged by industry leaders, Om Malik and Michael Cote. Entries will be evaluated based on user experience and user interface, innovation and creativity of the application, applicability to cloud computing, and real-world applicability of the application. The overall Community winner will be decided by public voting.
For more information, visit www.newcloudapp.com, and Steven Martin’s blog at: http://blogs.msdn.com/stevemar/. You can also find out more real-time on Twitter by searching for the “#newCloudApp” hashtag.
Note: Microsoft employees are not eligible to participate in this contest, so I can’t compete against you. Sucks for me… haha..
What do Contestants Win?
Winning submissions will:
Contestants can choose to submit one entry into either the .NET or the PHP applications category. Azure applications that have already been built can be submitted for the contest. Valid submissions are limited to residents 18 years and older of the 50 United States and District of Columbia.