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And the winners are:

*We picked this one as an "honorable mention" based on the merit of an entry in a "category" we didn't think to offer.

**Not being a die hard Mac guy, I failed to realize that FireFox can't really be extended at all. So we elevated another FireFox app in its place. That seemed more fair than eliminating an iPod.

To view more contest entries go to: http://www.feedster.com/contest.php. More entries appear below the contest form.

Thanks to everyone who entered the contest and congrats to the winners.

December 28, 2004 in Developer Contest | Permalink

Feedster is Giving Away 12 iPods to Feedster Developers

We know that Feedster has been been built into a number of different applications, mostly aggregators, and we're looking to jump start our developer community.  And we're doing it the rational, well considered, logical approach: with iPods.  Specifically we're going to give away 12 iPod Minis to the best Feedster applications that people create in the following categories:

What we're going to do is take all the applications, use the information from them to populate a new section of the Feedster site: http://tools.feedster.com/ and then award to the best of them a sparkling, shiny new iPod.

November 8, 2004 in Developer Contest | Permalink

Contest FAQs

Q: Who are the judges?
A: Scott Johnson and Francois Schiettecatte, the founders of Feedster.

Q: When are contest entries due?
A: December 14, 2004 12:00 noon PST.

Q: When are prizes announced?
A: Starting on December 19th until December 24th, 2004, we'll be announcing 2 contest winners per day.

Q: When do the iPods ship to the contest winners?
A: We'll send out the iPods just after Christmas.

Q: How do I enter?
A: Build a great application and when you're ready there will be a contest entry form posted on our web site soon. Will post the url for the contest form on our blog as soon as it’s live.

Q: I've already build Feedster support into my application.  Can I still apply?
A: Yep. 

Q: Do I get a choice of color on my iPod Mini?
A: No. 

Let the coding begin!!!

November 8, 2004 in Developer Contest | Permalink

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