API Contests and ChallengesIn 2010 contests were a proven way to generate attention about your API and products as well as generate some great code and applications for your API.
Some contests in 2010 were:
- AWS Start-up Challenge
- Bit.ly API Contest
- Etsy Handmade Code Contest
- PayPal X Developer Challenge
- Twilio Netbook Mondays
- World Bank Apps for Development
We will see many more contests is 2011 for new and existing APIs, bringing in new developer talent and attention to those APis. Have you considered throwing a contests for your API or participated in a contest as a developer?