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"Silverlight: Write and Win!" CE

About the contest

It’s time for “Silverlight: Write and Win!” Christmas Edition contest. From December 16th to January 31st, you - geeks and fans, developers and designers, enthusiasts and professionals from all over the world - are encouraged to show what you've learned, what you've made, what you know. The only thing you have to do is to create something in Silverlight 2: application, control, game, library, tutorial or anything else you find interesting and valuable, and then to tell us how you did this by writing an article and sending it to us.

Our jury with members Adam Kinney, Chris Anderson, Dave Campbell, Emil Stoychev, Michael Sync, Shawn Wildermuth and Tim Heuer (Thank You guys ;-) will carefully read every article and will choose the three winners.

Those three of you will receive a cool number of prizes:

1. Telerik Premium Collection for .NET; ComponentOne Studio For Silverlight; Divelements SandDock for Silverlight; $100 in Amazon Gift certificate

2. Telerik RadControls for Silverlight and WPF; Divelements SandDock for Silverlight; $100 in Amazon Gift certificate

3. Telerik RadControls for Silverlight; Divelements SandDock for Silverlight; $100 in Amazon Gift certificate

The contest starts at December 16th and will continue till January 31st. The winners will be announced a few days later.

Check out all of the so far submitted articles here: Write and Win Contest

How to enter?

  • Write an article about Silverlight 2: application, control, game, web services, Blend, design, example, problem solution, effects, animations, library or anything else you find interesting and valuable
  • Make a demo using Visual Studio 2008 - a solution with two projects: a Silverlight project and a Web project that hosts the Silverlight demo. Source Code must be available under an open source license as defined by the Open Source Initiative
  • Send us your article following the guidelines
  • Submit as many Silverlight 2 related articles as you want
  • Entries must not be commercial or shareware
  • By submitting article for the contest, you agree with the official contest rules

Continuance, Judgment and winners

The "Silverlight: Write and Win!" contest starts at 00:00 GMT 16 December and continues till 23:59 31 January.

The contest will be judged by the following individuals (in alphabetical order):

When the contest is over, each member of this jury will nominate the best three articles according to him/her by assigning 3, 2 or 1 point, thus the articles with most points will be the winners.

The winners will be announced at 2 February.

The contest is open for anyone, from anywhere around the world

The winners will be notified by e-mail about the prizes they won and their names will be published on SilverlightShow website. Winners that do not accept their prize will forfeit the prize.

By accepting prizes, winners agree to hold harmless all organizers of the "Silverlight: Write and Win!" Contest against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of such prizes. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be causes, from participation in this contest or use/acceptance of any prize.

What about prizes?

1st

Telerik Premium Collection for .NETTelerik Premium Collection for .NET

Developer License with Subscription and Priority Support

Included controls:

RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX
RadControls for WinForms
RadControls for WPF
RadControls for Silverlight
Telerik Reporting
Telerik OpenAccess ORM

This comprehensive toolset allows you to rapidly build commercial-grade interfaces for web and desktop applications and meet the diverse functionality, design, and usability requirements of your clients. ASP.NET AJAX, Silverlight and robust WinForms & WPF controls, as well as a flexible reporting engine are there to help you quickly create .NET applications on budget and on time. Telerik Premium Collection for .NET also includes Telerik OpenAccess ORM which lets you simplify the data access plumbing in desktop and Web applications.

www.telerik.com

ComponentOne Studio For Silverlight ComponentOne Studio For Silverlight

Most Complete Suite of Silverlight Controls (30+)
Your line-of-business controls are ready today. Take advantage of the most comprehensive set of Silverlight controls on the market, including grids, charts, gauges, maps, books, menus, treeviews, rich textboxes, layout panels, uploaders, and much more!

www.componentone.com

Divelements SandDock For Silverlight Divelements SandDock For Silverlight

SandDock brings advanced windows management to your websites, allowing you to divide your applications into windows that can be docked, floating and collapsed by the user. Modal windows are also supported.

www.divelements.co.uk

Amazon Gift certificate from SilverlightShow

SilverlightShow - $100 in Amazon Gift certificate

www.silverlightshow.net

2nd

RadControls for SilverlightTelerik RadControls for Silverlight

Developer License with Subscription and Priority Support

Telerik's Silverlight toolset includes 24 UI controls that can be used in pure Silverlight applications or as part of existing ASP.NET applications. Sharing the same codebase with RadControls for WPF, the Silverlight controls offer a clean and intuitive API, complete Blend support and powerful theming capabilities that will radically improve your RIA development.

Telerik RadControls for WPF

Developer License with Subscription and Priority Support

RadControls for WPF is the most complete commercial toolset for building next-generation line-of-business and kiosk applications for Windows Presentation Foundation. Leveraging the amazing potential of this new platform as well as Telerik’s excellence in presentation layer technologies, the controls provide a high-performance, visually appealing, and highly customizable shortcut to the world of engaging user experiences.

www.telerik.com

Divelements SandDock For Silverlight Divelements SandDock For Silverlight

SandDock brings advanced windows management to your websites, allowing you to divide your applications into windows that can be docked, floating and collapsed by the user. Modal windows are also supported.

www.divelements.co.uk

Amazon Gift certificate from SilverlightShow

SilverlightShow - $100 in Amazon Gift certificate

www.silverlightshow.net

3rd

RadControls for SilverlightTelerik RadControls for Silverlight

Developer License with Subscription and Priority Support

Telerik's Silverlight toolset includes 24 UI controls that can be used in pure Silverlight applications or as part of existing ASP.NET applications. Sharing the same codebase with RadControls for WPF, the Silverlight controls offer a clean and intuitive API, complete Blend support and powerful theming capabilities that will radically improve your RIA development.

www.telerik.com

Divelements SandDock For Silverlight Divelements SandDock For Silverlight

SandDock brings advanced windows management to your websites, allowing you to divide your applications into windows that can be docked, floating and collapsed by the user. Modal windows are also supported.

www.divelements.co.uk

Amazon Gift certificate from SilverlightShow

SilverlightShow - $100 in Amazon Gift certificate

www.silverlightshow.net


In case one author has more than one article selected for first, second or third place, then only that with the highest position will be awarded.

The listed prizes are subject to change. SilverlightShow.net reserves the right to substitute prizes in the contest of unforeseen circumstances.

SilverlightShow.net reserves the right to add additional prizes during or after the contest.

Undeliverable or returned prizes will be forfeited.

Prizes may be shipped through a third-party.

SilverlightShow.net and sponsors are not responsible for the damage or loss of prizes during or after shipment. Winners agree to accept all prizes AS IS.

Anything else to know?

  • SilverlightShow.net reserves the right to cancel the contest at any time for any reason.
  • SilverlightShow.net reserves the right to disqualify any contestant for any reason.
  • The contest will be canceled in case the number of articles is less than 3.