Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Microsoft 9JApps Competition Extended

I first posted about this competition a few weeks back. The period for submitting entries has now been extended...


Microsoft Nigeria Extends 9jApps Contest for Developers New deadline July 19th 2013

Microsoft Nigeria has formally announced the extension of its 9jApps contest. The challenge which was launched on March 28, 2013 and originally meant to end on June 14, 2013 has now been extended to July 19, 2013.

9jApps is designed to empower local developers to take advantage of Microsoft’s new tools and resources to develop locally appealing and locally-relevant apps for the Windows platform, utilizing Visual Studio 2012 and the Windows Phone SDK, in addition to the Windows Azure SDK.

In a statement released by Microsoft Nigeria, Shina Oyetosho, Developer and Platform Evangelism Lead said “We are highly impressed with the quality and turnout of apps submitted, both in the Windows 8 and Windows phone category to the app store.

However, we have received overwhelming request from the developer community for more time so that they can be part of the contest, hence the extension”.

The 9jApps contest a Microsoft, Nigeria initiative partnering with Nokia, DELL and the Co-creation Hub (CCHub, Nigeria) is committed to working with students, entrepreneurs, and independent developers to help them create the next generation of world-class apps on the Windows Platform, to bring relevant content and new business opportunities to people across Nigeria.

Source: 9JApps via Facebook

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