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Last post Author Topic: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year  (Read 47265 times)

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THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« on: November 21, 2006, 02:15:23 AM »
I'd like to propose a little challenge here on DonationCoder.com..

The N.A.N.Y. Challenge:
New Apps for the New Year



UPDATE: All Nany programs (over 20 of them!) will be posted here at http://nany.donationcoder.com on January 1st, 2006




Ok here is my challenge to all of you with some coding skills.  Join me in pledging to release a new program/utility/game on JANUARY 1st, 2007 to celebrate the new year!

It doesn't matter how big it is, but it must go live to the public as freeware/donationware between Dec 31 and Jan 1st, 2007.

We will give out fun prizes (custom dc mugs celebrating the event or something like that), for all coders who live up to their pledges.

Ground rules:
  • You have to state you are participating well before the actual date (you shouldn't just wait until Dec 31 to reveal whether you decided to participate or not); ideally announce by posting a reply on this thread before dec 7, if possible.  DECEMBER 7 is our goal to have the pledges.
  • This can't be an update of an existing program - has to be a new program.
  • You can post the program on your own website, etc. - you don't have to be affiliated with DonationCoder.com - you still get to announce it as part of the N.A.N.Y. Challenge.

Ok, who's in for this fun challenge!?

« Last Edit: January 01, 2007, 04:03:13 AM by mouser »

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2006, 02:17:25 AM »
Needless to say: I'm in - i'll have a new small surprise program unveiled on Jan 1, 2007.

Who's with me?

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2006, 03:09:20 AM »
I'm in!

Spoiler
I'll release a brand-new utility to neutralize mouser's one for N.A.N.Y.  ;D   Just kidding!


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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2006, 04:28:36 AM »
I have a million & 1 ideas in my head and in text files...and plenty of stuff I started but never went anywhere with.

I am sure I can find something to do...and finish.

Count me in.  :Thmbsup:

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2006, 04:42:41 AM »
Does a Visual Paradigm project count as a new app? ;D

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2006, 07:33:25 AM »
Does completing a work in progress count?

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2006, 08:13:39 AM »
it might if it was a truly major new release that is first going public on jan 1; but if it's a "normal" update to a previously released program, it probably shouldn't count - however beautiful it might look  :up:

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2006, 08:23:36 AM »
I guess this would be a nice venue to release my first program on the site. I'm in.

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2006, 08:31:43 AM »
it might if it was a truly major new release that is first going public on jan 1; but if it's a "normal" update to a previously released program, it probably shouldn't count.

I tend to agree. I've had a second idea on the back burner. Might try and see if I can get that off the ground. Still nonetheless this challenge idea is a great one, congrats mouser :Thmbsup: .

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2006, 09:05:22 AM »
ooh, this is starting to look fun!




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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2006, 12:27:17 PM »
if we can get 15 people to pledge to participate i will order custom high quality mugs commemorating the event - these items are sure to fetch $10,000 each by 2010.

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2006, 07:27:48 AM »
I unfortunately cannot make a pledge as I just don't know if I'll have the time.

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2006, 07:43:01 AM »
I’m definitely in! :Thmbsup: I just have to think of something useful now...  :huh:
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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2006, 03:10:48 AM »
[JoTo lifts his right hand]
I swear....with the help of the mighty God...to make an app from scratch and release it on Jan. 1, 2007 on DC!

... Hmmm....Not so ceremonial?  :huh: OK! :-[
[JoTo lowers his right hand again]

Guys...I'm in too!  ;D

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2006, 03:12:03 AM »
I already have a great idea for this  :D
But I’m not going to tell  :P
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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2006, 03:15:56 AM »
This is getting good - 9 more pledges to go and we'll get the custom mugs :)

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2006, 09:46:28 AM »
I'd love to see someone submit some firefox or IE toolbars or extensions as part of this!

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2006, 06:38:21 PM »
I'll see what I can do :)

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2006, 02:35:09 AM »
8 more to go!

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2006, 02:05:47 AM »
Ok, I have an app I'm working on... so count me in!  :Thmbsup:

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2006, 08:34:59 AM »
Ok, I'm in. I'll just need to think of something to do. Also, to decide if I should use my developing C# skillz (hahaha) or use my trusty VB knowledge that has been with me for the last 8 years or so...either way, i'll put something into the barrel

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2006, 08:47:07 AM »
keep em coming!

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2006, 06:12:39 AM »
If you're wanting to participate but need an idea.. just ask, i'm sure the forum members would be happy to suggest ideas based on your level of skill and interest and time..

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2006, 06:19:52 AM »
Yep, here's an idea for a program that potential users are only waiting for: http://www.donationc...ndex.php?topic=934.0

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Re: THE N.A.N.Y. CHALLENGE - New Apps For the New Year
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2006, 08:58:32 PM »
here's an idea of mine that is waiting for a potential coder.. Staff rotation tool.