Web Developers Bring On Your HTML5 for Microsoft Contest
Microsoft this week announced a new competition designed to showcase the new features of HTML5. The contest, which is being called <A HREF="http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/dev/unplugged" TARGET="_new">Dev Unplugged, is said to be a contest which challenges web developers to take the modern web browser to its full potential--without the use of any plug-ins.
Developers can register and submit their work beginning this week and ending on May 9, 2011. Microsoft is giving away prizes from two categories--one for gaming with a cash prize of $5000, and another for music with a cash prize of $5000. Apps in the music category must have a focus on creating a new way to listen to and consume music.