When we blogged about the beta of dragonRAD back in August it got a lot of interest from the CrackBerry community, generating a ton of downloads of Seregon's powerful app development tool that makes developing for BlackBerry easy. Following up on that initial success, dragonRAD is throwing an app challenge out at the CrackBerry development community to see who can build the best app using their software. Note - if you want some guidance in using dragonRAD, they have a Webinar coming up on Oct. 27 titled "How to Build an App in 30 Minutes Using DragonRAD" (register here). Read on for the full challenge details... let's see those awesome apps!

DragonRAD 14-Day App Challenge Contest Details

Description: Contestants have 14 days to build any mobile business app using DragonRAD and submit it for a chance to win a Free 1-Year License of DragonRAD. The app can be for internal use or one intended for resale.

Starts: Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Ends: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 (Last day for app submission). The winner will be announced on Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Prize: 1-Year Paid Subscription of DragonRAD License ($4,900 value). Plus CrackBerry will throw in some Cracky prizes to the winners and runners ups.

This allows you to build and deploy an unlimited number of apps to an unlimited number of users. More details at www.dragonrad.com/pricing

How to Enter:

  1. Sign Up (http://www.dragonrad.com/user/register)
  2. Download DragonRAD (www.dragonrad.com/download)
  3. Use the word "Contest" for the Software License Key
  4. Start Building!

The app will be judged internally by DragonRAD and will be based on the following criteria:

  • Uniqueness - innovative and creative use of DragonRAD technology
  • Usability - intuitive and easy to use
  • Business Value - solves a business need
  • Integration - use of native device features (GPS, Camera, Media, etc.)

Submission Details: Users must send the app URL to [email protected] on or before Tuesday, November 2 2010 at 11:59pm EST to be eligible to win.

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