txtWeb – one of India’s leading mobile based platforms, announced the commencement of CodeWarriors, a national level online developer challenge exclusively for txtWeb developers. The two week long challenge started on March 19th and will continue till April 1st. With the theme of Innovation, CodeWarriors 2012 aims to encourage the developer community by helping them showcase their creativity through mobile based apps. The contest is also a forum to strengthen txtWeb’s relationship with its developer community. The top three developers will respectively win a Samsung Galaxy Tab worth Rs.26, 000, a Sony Home Theatre worth Rs.18, 000 and Nikon Camera worth Rs.11, 000. Also, the top 10 most innovative apps will get a gift voucher worth Rs.7, 500 and an opportunity to showcase their apps to the panel of judges from Intuit Technology Services Private Limited.
“txtWeb organizes developer challenges like CodeWarriors regularly to foster the developer ecosystem, by encouraging the developer community to create interesting apps across categories on the txtWeb platform,” says Manish Maheshwari, Global Business Head, txtWeb, Intuit. “With txtWeb, we are looking to empower millions of users across India who have mobile phones, but do not have regular access to the internet, by giving them access to information”, he added.
CodeWarriors will be an ideal opportunity for aspiring developers to showcase their creativity and build innovative mobile based apps on txtWeb. In order to take part in the contest, a developer should have built at least two apps that are functional and run smoothly on the txtWeb platform alternatively, a participant should have built an app on txtWeb with more than 200 unique users. Developers have the liberty to create apps across categories like government programs, jobs, news, health, education, market prices, entertainment etc. The contest will be judged by an expert jury comprising members from Intuit.
For further details on Apps contest rules, judging criteria and other details, visit the contest Web page: http://codewarriors.in/index.html