The Code Project Windows Vista Mobile PC App Competition

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Code Project héberge un concours pour un développemnt d’applications pour plateformes mobiles sous Windows Vista. l’intérêt est de fournir des applications utilisant spécifiquement les APi de Windows  Vista pour promouvoir les plateformes mobiles de type UMPC / origami et Tablet PC.


Win one of three Samsung Q1 Ultra Mobile PCs
(over $1000 value each!)

Today’s applications must work in an increasingly mobile environment as people seek new ways to be productive anywhere and at anytime. Mobile PC applications have to be better aware of the environment which they are running, power and network status, varying screen resolutions and new forms of input including Touch and Ink. And when you’re building an app for mobile use, you need to consider all these factors. 

Show others how you can write a great app that encompasses these needs, write an article about what you’ve done, and you can win one of three cool Samsung Q1 Ultra Mobile PCs – the world’s first UMPCs. The Q1 is a compact PC that runs full Windows XP or Windows Vista, including all Tablet PC features plus a touchscreen. It’s a great portable PC, media player and more.

What you need to do

Submit a great Windows Vista Mobile PC article and application to in the Windows Vista / .NET 3.0: Mobile PC/Tablet PC section. Your application must:

  • Support a non-keyboard environment using touch and / or ink
  • Incorporate one of more of the key Mobile PC criteria such as battery state awareness, power conservation, network awareness, support for online/offline use ("sometimes connected"), location awareness, security etc
  • Run maximized and scale to the available screen resolution (including the 800 x 480 resolution, the UMPC’s native resolution)

The more you show off your Mobile PC programming skills the better your chance of winning.

Three grand prize winners!

Our judges will take the top-ranked articles submitted and choose the three that they feel best showcases the Windows Vista Mobile PC capabilities. All decisions are final.

The top winners will receive a Samsung Q1 Ultra Mobile PC.

Prize valued at approximately $1,100.00 US. Offer void where prohibited. We reserve the right to substitute similar products at similar values based on availability.

The Rules

  1. The articles must focus on the Mobile PC criteria listed above.
  2. The articles can be in C++, C#, VB.NET or any .NET language.
  3. No cheating, lying, stealing code, or biting.
  4. The deadline for entries is midnight on the last day of each 30-day period.
  5. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  6. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  7. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be award to the runner up.
  8. The contest will begin on March 15, 2007 and end on June 15, 2007, at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time.

Full conditions of entry can be found here.

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