Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by David McLaughlin (Android Advocate) » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 06:02:11 GMT


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 We've posted an update on ADC 2 to the official Android blog:

 http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2009/07/adc-2-updates.html 

Key points to highlight:

1. Final deadline for submissions is August 31
2. The official terms and conditions are available (see
 http://code.google.com/android/adc/adc2_terms.html )
3. We've clarified eligibility of applications. To be specific,
applications that are available on Android Market before August 1,
2009 will not be eligible to participate in the contest. Thus, open
source projects are eligible so long as the app itself is not made
available on the Android Market prior to August 1.

Enjoy,
David
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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Incognito » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 06:09:32 GMT


 Thank you. Thank You. Thank You.

On Jul 13, 2009, at 6:01 PM, "David McLaughlin (Android Advocate)" 




We've posted an update on ADC 2 to the official Android blog:

 http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2009/07/adc-2-updates.html 

Key points to highlight:

1. Final deadline for submissions is August 31
2. The official terms and conditions are available (see
 http://code.google.com/android/adc/adc2_terms.html )
3. We've clarified eligibility of applications. To be specific,
applications that are available on Android Market before August 1,
2009 will not be eligible to participate in the contest. Thus, open
source projects are eligible so long as the app itself is not made
available on the Android Market prior to August 1.

Enjoy,
David




      

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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Muthu Ramadoss » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 07:14:55 GMT


 Great news, Thanks.

take care,
Muthu Ramadoss.

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 http://androidrocks.googlecode.com  - Android Consulting.

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- "Adopted kids are such a pain - you have to teach them how to look
like
you."

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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by SizzlingSkizzorsProgrammer » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 08:25:49 GMT


 Great!

Would be nice if they clarified the exact details of each
category...the app I have planned kinda fits into the education/
reference category, but also the productivity/tools category...but
could also fit into the miscellanious (obviously)...kinda stuck which
one to do!


Just SO happy the T&Cs are out...and the late deadline :P




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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Maan Najjar » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 08:50:24 GMT


 Thanks for the update,

Is it ok to send more than one entry per category ?

So I can publish my application in Market after August 1st before actually
submitting the entry to ADC ? This way I can get feedback from users until
August 31st at which I'll submit the improved entry officially to ADC, is
that ok ?

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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by gjs » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 11:06:42 GMT


 Hi,

Many thanks for providing the update ! :-)

Regards






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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Sean Hodges » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:35:03 GMT


 Thanks a lot!

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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Peli » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:50:24 GMT


 Thank you for explicitly including open source projects! :-)

Peli
www.openintents.org

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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by sai » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 23:02:38 GMT


 Thanks a lot for the update.
I think the question posed by Maan is important for me also. Can
someone from google address this ?

"So I can publish my application in Market after August 1st before
actually
submitting the entry to ADC ? This way I can get feedback from users
until
August 31st at which I'll submit the improved entry officially to ADC,
is
that ok ? "

Thanks a bunch !!




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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by David M. » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 23:50:40 GMT


 Yes. According to the official Terms and Conditions:

"In addition, an Entry (or substantially similar application by the
same Participant) must not have previously been publicly available
through the Android Market prior to August 1, 2009."
 http://code.google.com/android/adc/adc2_terms.html 

Thus, if you publish an application to the Market after August 1, it
is eligible to be submitted to the Challenge.

-David





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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by David M. » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 23:52:36 GMT


 > Is it ok to send more than one entry per category ?

You may submit as many applications to the Challenge as you wish.
However, you may not submit a single entry to more than one category.
Please see the official T&Cs:

"At the time of submission, the Participant must designate ONE and
ONLY ONE category that the Entry is submitted under."
 http://code.google.com/android/adc/adc2_terms.html 

Thanks,
David
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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by David M. » Tue, 14 Jul 2009 23:53:25 GMT


 It was never our intention to exclude open source projects, and we're
happy to make this clarification. Open source is a key part of the
overall Android community!

Enjoy,
David




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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Muthu Ramadoss » Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:26:30 GMT


 Agreed, in fact it would be safe to bet that open source is a key part of
the overall Google community!

take care,
Muthu Ramadoss.

 http://linkedin.com/in/tellibitz 
 http://androidrocks.googlecode.com  - Android Consulting.

Milton Berle < http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/milton_berle.html> ;
- "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."







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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by ssj » Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:30:22 GMT


 Thanks for the update!

I was wondering if anyone could help me understand this clause:
Employees of (i) Google, (ii) members of the Open Handset Alliance,
(iii) the parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries of either
Google or any member of the Open Handset Alliance... are not eligible
to participate in the Challenge.

For (ii) and (iii) does that mean if someone is an employee of ARM or
TI for example, would they be automatically disqualified?

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Update on Android Developer Challenge 2

by Teal B. » Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:41:09 GMT


 Thanks for the update.  I understand that entries cannot be
substantially similar to ADC I entries nor previously published on
Android Marketplace prior to August 1.

My question is regarding the timeline after the submission.  If we'd
like to release our software on other platforms, when can we release
them?
  1.  After August 1.
  2.  After August 31st submission deadline (i.e. September 1st, 2009)
  3.  After Judging ends (i.e. sometime in November)

"Other platforms" may include other mobile devices, desktop thick
client, and web thin clients.

The second part to my question is: can we advertise our software?  If
so, is there a timeline restriction similar to above?  Thank you.

Teal B.

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