BlackBerry Malaysia announce BlackBerry 10 App Challenge Malaysia
BlackBerry Malaysia have announced the BlackBerry 10 App Challenge Malaysia.
The Challenge, which is part of BlackBerry and MSC Malaysia Integrated Content Development (ICON) program, will also serve as a means for Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) to discover local developers.
The BlackBerry 10 App Challenge Malaysia has two categories: one for members of the public and one for university students.
Teams of three will form and submit an app concept, and have their developed apps submitted to BlackBerry World by the end date to be eligible to win.
The submitted apps will be judged by the following criteria:
- Concept – Its appeal to Malaysians.
- BlackBerry 10 Features – Technical optimization of application on BB10 platform, usage of available APIs, extension beyond application.
- Features – Have all the features a user would want for this app.
- User Interface – Its usability, flow, intuitiveness.
The team member in the winning app for the Open category will receive RM5000 and a BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, while for the winners of the University Students category, each team member will receive RM3000 and a BlackBerry Z10.
There will also be prizes for second-placed teams.
Interested teams can register from today until the end of April. Applications must be completed by the end of June, and the winning teams will be invited to the BlackBerry 10 App Challenge Malaysia Final event, to be scheduled sometime in July.
For more information and to register, visit bb10appchallenge.my.