The winners (and 5 runners up) have been announced in the Red Gate Software's developer competition sporting $10,000 per winning developer as prize, while runners up earned an impressive $1,000 each.
Richard Fennell's TFS Build Status Monitor is first listed as a winning application, which enable users to keep tabs on their Team Foundation Server. Simon McKenzie's MapSnap GPS is next up, which allows users to turn any picture into a GPS-enabled portable map. Finally, Pocket C# by Mark Rendle is the third winner, this app gives C# developers the ability to manipulate code using WP7.
Runners up were as follows:
- Jason Doucette for Decimation X2, a retro shooter game;
- Sergei Golubev for the marketplace-monitoring AppTracker;
- Rudy Huyn for a design-rich RSS feed reader called Fuse;
- Stuart Lodge for the Ruby language scripting app Iron7; and
- Gergely Orosz for Cocktail Flow, a cocktail recipe app.
Co-CEO of Red Gate, Neil Davidson commented that they're "delighted by the response from the .NET development community and thank Microsoft for its support in promoting and helping to judge the competition. The third ecosystem Microsoft is building provides a huge opportunity for .NET developers to use their skills to develop mobile tools that the community will love."
Congratulations to all entrants and the winners listed above.
Source: Red Gate