Azure Services Platform: Developer Contest for .NET and PHP Developers

new CloudApp() is a US-based developer challenge ( to promote the new opportunities and innovative ideas developers are creating with cloud computing on the Azure Services Platform.

Winning submissions will:   

  • Be featured on as well as at major Microsoft events
  • Be featured in a video interview on Channel 9 with the application author
  • Winners will be announced at Structure 09
  • Receive cash ($):
    • NET Applications Category winner: $5,000 Visa gift card
    • PHP Applications Category winner: $5,000 Visa gift card
    • Community winner: $2,500 Visa gift card

Submission deadline is June 18, 2009.

Contestants can choose to submit one entry into either the .NET or the PHP applications category.  Azure applications that have already been built can be submitted for the contest.  Valid submissions are limited to residents 18 years and older of the 50 United States and District of Columbia

For more information see Steven Martin’s blog at:



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