NewsGator is Running Contest for Use of API

Posted on September 26, 2005

NewsGator Technologies, Inc., a popular RSS aggregator and platform, has announced an interesting competition to see who can develop the most cutting edge application using the NewsGator Online API that was recently made available to the public. Prizes include laptops and iPod nanos. The contest runs until November 11, 2005. Here are some of the contest details provided by NewsGator.

  • Competition runs from September 12 through midnight (MDT) November 11, 2005; winners will be announced on December 5th.
  • Submission categories include: Windows applications, Mac applications, and cross platform/web/mobile applications.
  • In each category, the first prize winner will receive either a Dell Latitude D610 laptop or an Apple Powerbook G4 (winner's choice).
  • Second prize for each of the three categories is an iPod nano.
  • Entries will be judged on usability, presentation, functionality, usefulness and originality.