Let the games begin! At last night’s Ning Appathon kickoff event at the Ning offices in Palo Alto, we started a week-long worldwide app development competition for the recently launched Ning Apps platform.
WHAT: The Ning Appathon is a week-long OpenSocial development competition with prizes for both original and ported applications. Judges include Ning Chairman and Co-founder Marc Andreessen, Wired Editor-in-chief and DIY Drones Network Creator Chris Anderson, and blogger and Managing Director of building43 Robert Scoble.
WHERE: The competition is open to participants worldwide. Visit the Ning Developer Network for details and Ning Apps documentation.
WHEN: The competition began at our kickoff event on November 5th. All entries must be submitted via http://developer.ning.com/appathon by 10 p.m. Pacific on Thursday, November 12th.
PRIZES: The Grand Prize for Best Original App is $5,000 (US). The Grand Prize for Best Ported App is $4,000 (US). Two Original App and Ported App finalists (four total) will each receive $500 (US). All six winners will also receive prominent editorial placement in the Ning Apps directory.
Please visit the Ning Developer Network for more information. Good luck!