Rating: Run you app through CAST’s analysis to win
CAST, the software analysis specialist and Dr. Dobb’s have announced the BreakOut Award to search for the world’s best undiscovered new app, offering a $10,000 cash prize to the winner. This competition aims to support innovation and uncover the next rising star of the app world. The best news is that the BreakOut Award is open to a wide spectrum of developers, from individuals to corporate development teams. Dr. Dobb’s and CAST claim to have assembled a panel of judges from the global technology community combining code analysis and expert commercial assessments to identify the next break out application.
It will be judged on:- Purpose, Appeal, Quality, and Exposure. Entrants will also have their apps analysed using CAST’s Highlight application which provides feedback on the structural quality of their code.
The judging panel includes Dr. Dobb’s Editor in Chief Andrew Binstock , and senior leaders and CEOs from Gartner, GoodData, Hubspot, IBM Global Business Services, Kimberly-Clark, and TechHub.
The BreakOut competition aims to financially support developers while providing exposure needed to become the next Angry Birds or WhatsApp.
The winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000 and be interviewed by J.D. Hildebrand, editor at large of Dr. Dobb’s.
The award is open to developers worldwide over 18 years old and closes on August 28, 2012. The winner will be announced on September 13, 2012.