Awesome Developer Contest

December 31, 2008 | By Naman Bagga | Filed in: Tech Talk.

IDUG is sponsoring an awesome online contest for developers. You can win some great prizes by participating. This contest is meant for students, professionals and hobbyists to increase awareness and familiarity with XQuery, XML and DB2. Professionals can gain some recognition for their XML skills and students can enhance their skills. This contest can help developers in more than one way. Here are some more details about the contest-

The IDUG contest has five separate tracks. These tracks include-

Video Contest: Upload a video showing XML, XQuery or DB2.Videos will be judged by the community and prizes will be awarded monthly.

Gadget Contest: Participants will have to develop a small widget or gadget. The gadgets will be judged by community and prizes will be awarded monthly.

XQuery Challenge: Developers have to answer a series of questions by developing queries in XQuery. All correct entries will win prizes. The best queries will win the best prizes.

Port an Application: Participants will have to port or develop a new application for DB2. Both individuals and teams are allowed to participate. This event will be judged by a panel of judges.

Develop an application: Participants (Individual or team) will have to develop a brand new application XML and XQuery. This will be judged by a panel of judges.

So hurry up,developers,you can bag some great prizes. All the best for the Contest!


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