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Oracle launches Java IoT Developer Challenge

Top prize is trip to JavaOne 2014

Oracle launches Java IoT Developer Challenge

Oracle Corp today announced the launch of a Java developer contest with a grand prize of a trip to JavaOne 2014, in San Francisco, California.

The Java Internet of Things (IoT) Challenge is sponsored by Oracle Technology Network (OTN) and Oracle Academy. It is a global online competition open to developers who create applications using Java Embedded with devices, boards and other IoT technologies.

The competition has two categories, professional and student and participants in either category must create an application using Java Embedded that will be judged on design, innovation and usefulness. Submissions will consist of source code and a video presenting the project.

In the professional category, three teams will win a trip to JavaOne 2014. Three members of the winning teams will receive a JavaOne 2014 pass plus flight and hotel, for up to $2,000.

In the student category, the first prize will award three members of the winning team a JavaOne 2014 pass plus flight and hotel during JavaOne 2014 for up to $2,000. The second-place team will receive one laptop computer and one Oracle certificate exam voucher for a total value of $1,500 for three members. The third-place team will receive one laptop computer and one Oracle certificate exam voucher for a total value of $1,300 for three members.

Submissions are open until 30 May 2014.

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