Are you a widget wizard, a master of XQuery, XML or maybe DB2? Maybe you are a student just getting started in the world or maybe you already have some experience under your belt but could use a little extra cash and want to bit your skills against others in your position. If this sounds like something that you might be interested in then check out this new contest from IDUG.
IDUG is sponsoring a contest for developers of all levels, no matter if you are still in school, a weekend hobbyist or even a full time professional. They want to increase awareness and familiarity with XQuery, XML and DB2 and the contest has five separate tracks for individuals of varying skill levels. If you are feeling really productive you can enter all five tracks or just focus your energy on the track that suits you best. You know you have the talent, now it's time to show the world and make some money and some publicity for your skills.
The five tracks? They include:
Upload a video to be judged by the community – prizes awarded monthlyGadget Contest:
Create a small widget or gadget to be judged by the community – prizes awarded monthlyXQuery Challenge:
Answer a series of questions by developing queries in XQuery. All the correct answers (answer and query structure) are entered to win larger prizes
: Port an existing application to use XML, XQuery or DB2. Judged by a panel of judges
: Develop a brand new application using XML and or XQuery. Judged by a panel of judges
Check out the IDUG contest
rules and get ready to famous. You know you have the talent, now show the world what you can do.