Announcing Plivo Developer Challenge with $1000 worth of prizes

Update: Submission deadline has been extended to August 31, 2014

We’ve seen a lot of innovative apps built on Plivo (e.g., Raspberry Pi Call Button), but we want to inspire the developer community to take our Two-way SMS service and build even more awesome apps.

Build apps using Plivo's Two-way SMS and earn these great prizes

1st Place16GB iPad mini retina16GB iPad mini retina
2nd PlaceAndroid Wear Watch (LG G Watch)Android Wear Watch (LG G Watch)
3rd Place$100 Amazon Gift Card$100 Amazon Gift Card
Top 20Your choice of a limited edition Plivo T-shirtPlivo API IPA T-shirt Plivo Game Boy T-shirt
First 50First 50 qualified hacks receive a Plivo evolution mugPlivo Evolution of Telephony Mug

Want to start hacking?

Just register for the challenge with your Plivo username and we'll add free credits to your account along with a phone number in the country of your choice to get you started. You can build an app in any language as long as it features Plivo's two-way SMS service. Once you're ready to submit, just email with the link to the GitHub repo of your app.

Key dates:

July 22, 2014 - Competition Opens
August 31, 2014 - Submissions Due
September 15, 2014 - Winners Announced

What you'll be judged on:

Creativity and originality (50%): Is your app based on a new, unique idea that pushes the boundaries of imagination?
Quality of submission (30%): Is your app visually appealing and have an intuitive user experience?
Technical excellence (20%): Is your app clean, polished, optimized and app store ready?

All winners will be featured on our blog.
So what are you waiting for? Let’s start hacking!

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