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From Zero To Deployed Contest–Prizes Announced

Do you have what it takes to meet the challenge? We’ll make it worth it.

appharborYou may have noticed at the end of my last post I threw down the community challenge to get from zero to deployed faster than me.

The Challenge

My time was 13:48 to be from zero to deployed. Beat my time and show it in a video response. The person with the best time by March 15th @ 11:59PM CST will receive a prize.

Here are the links to the videos:

The Rules

Let’s revisit those ground rules before I tell you what the prizes will be:

Ground rules:

  • .NET Application with a valid database connection
  • Start from Zero
  • Deployed with AppHarbor or an alternative
  • A timer displayed in the video that runs during the entire process
  • Video response published on YouTube or acceptable alternative
  • Video(s) must be published by March 15th at 11:59PM CST.
  • Either post the link here as a comment or on YouTube as a response (also by 11:59PM CST March 15th)

The Prizes

The prize package for the best time is:
ReSharper           telerik          appharbor

  • $50 Gift Card or equivalent – Provided by yours truly.
  • AppHarbor $100 service credit – AppHarbor will provide a $100 credit for their services once they launch payments. Thank you to the folks at AppHarbor!
  • ReSharper - Jetbrains will provide a FULL license of ReSharper Personal. This license is a $199 value. Thank you to the folks at Jetbrains!
  • Telerik Ultimate Collection for .NET – Telerik will provide a license to pretty much every .NET tool they offer. This license is a $1999 value. A big thank you to the folks at Telerik!!
  • This is a total value of $2348!!!

The prize package for the person that has the most creative video(s) with a time better than mine (if there are at least 5 responses):

twilio          appharbor

  • $20 Gift card or equivalent – Provided by this guy.
  • AppHarbor $50 service credit – same deal as above. Thank you AppHarbor!
  • Twilio T-Shirt - Twilio has donated a shirt and will ship your size to you (this may be subject to US residents only). This is a $25 value. Thank you to the folks at Twilio!

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