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Introducing...the Adobe Flex Developer Derby

Show Off Your Killer Apps Using Flex 2.0 Beta 2 and Win Great Prizes

Adobe just released Flex 2.0 beta 2 and, to celebrate, we're introducing the "Flex Developer Derby" with the opportunity for developers to show off their killer apps and the chance to win great prizes. You can enter now through May 31, 2006. (By 11:59PM, Pacific Time, to be specific.)

We've put together a great panel of judges from the developer community (these are not Adobe employees, though I'll be moderating) who will look at the applications and select one winner from each of the following categories:

  • Product Configurators/Self-Service Guided Applications: for more details of this category go to here.
  • Components and Gadgets: for more details of this category go to here.
  • Data Dashboards: for more details of this category go to here.
  • Mashups: for more details of this category go to here.
  • Communication/Collaboration Applications: for more details of this category go to here.
  • Just Freakin' Cool (aka Wild Card): for more details of this category go to here.

Using a points system, the panel will judge each submission on the following criteria: originality, ease of use, design, and use of Flex features. See the full Terms and Conditions for more details on the judging process.

How to Enter

Getting started is easy. Just go here.

Six winners will each receive:

  • A 42-inch Samsung plasma TV plus a Microsoft Xbox 360. See TV specs.
  • Your application showcased on Adobe’s website, along with an application name and description and a link to your personal website or blog (if applicable)
  • Your application showcased in Adobe’s booth at the JavaOne Conference, May 16–19, 2006, in San Francisco.
This contest is available to the United States and Canada only, and residents of jurisdictions prohibiting such promotions should consider this program void (i.e., Quebec). While Adobe makes a great effort to accommodate the international community, we cannot always guarantee that our contests will be available in every country. Please note that although this contest is available only in the United States and Canada, there may be future opportunities to participate in international contests and promotions.

The Labs Showcase Gallery is open to residents of all countries and Adobe welcomes your submissions.

More Stories By Matt Chotin

Formerly of Macromedia, Matt Chotin is a principal engineer on the Adobe Flex team. He focuses on nonvisual features like databinding and data services but tries to answer questions of all ilk on the Flexcoders list.

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