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GlassFish and MySQL Student Contest - 3 steps to earn $500

Posted by arungupta on September 3, 2008 at 5:08 AM PDT



Are you a student and like to earn $500 ? Here are three steps:

  • Download href="https://glassfish.dev.java.net/downloads/v2ur2-b04.html">GlassFish
    v2 UR2 and href="http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.1.html">MySQL
    5.1 Community Edition
  • Create a cool open-source web application using them
  • Write a review and submit your URL

That's all it takes for a chance to win $500. And there are 5 $250
second prizes as well. The prize money comes right
in time for winter holiday shopping :)



A pre-compiled list of href="http://wiki.glassfish.java.net/Wiki.jsp?page=ProjectIdeas">several
projects is available for you to get started. And you can
certainly churn an innovative idea from your creative mind!



Make sure to read the href="http://www.sun.com/products-n-solutions/reviews/studentzone/contest.jsp#rules">contest
rules before applying, complete details  href="http://www.sun.com/products-n-solutions/reviews/studentzone/contest.jsp">here.
Make sure to submit a substantive
feedback since that is an important part of judging the submission.



Do you know:

  • NetBeans IDE
    allows you to create several Java EE modules like JSP, Servlets, Java
    Persistence Units, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Server Faces and Web
    services seamlessly and deploy them directly on GlassFish.
  • Rails
    and Grails
    applications can be deployed on GlassFish v2 UR2 as WAR files.
  • Metro
    is an extensible and highly performant Web services stack in GlassFish.
    New functionality can be easily added by creating and configuring your style="font-style: italic;">pipes.

And there are many more
features
that allow your developer instincts to contribute
something valuable to GlassFish ecosystem. Let those bright minds run
free and start working on it today! The contest ends October 22, 2008.



spotlight.dev.java.net
is a onestop that provides links to several demos, screencasts,
presentations, tutorials that can be leveraged for your curriculum.



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