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King of Bing Maps Contest Launched – Grand prize $1,000 Bing Travel gift card

Microsoft calling developers to build Map apps with the lauch of King of Bing Maps challenge. Developers must submit their app by July 25, 2010, winners annoucing Aug 20, 2010. The prizes include: Grand prize winner will get royal treatment by receiving a $1,000 Bing Travel gift card and be celebrated as King of Bing Maps on Bing Maps website and blog. 2nd -$500 Bing Travel gift card, 3rd -$250 Bing Travel gift card.

Here’s what you need to do: » Read about King of Bing Maps » Download Bing Map App SDK (Live ID required) » Start with template “Hello World for Bing Map Apps” provided in SDK. Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight 4 SDK required » Build a sick ass application » Submit your application to Bing Maps Portal » Wait for the judges to determine your fate.


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