Rules of Winter
Winter of Code 2015 challange is organized by OpenShift developers from Red Hat Czech as part of the Developer Conference which takes place from February 6th to February 8th in Brno, Czech Republic.
This is the second year of this challenge, you can browse the OpenShift Winter of Code 2014 archive page. The challenge is to create an application or a cartridge running on OpenShift. The main winner is going to be the best-in-show submission within the following winning subcategories:
- Exotic programming language, anything from ancient to esoteric programming languages, created as a cartridge with a working example.
- Open government, for applications making your government or local community more transparent or applications which empower citizens.
- Creative, unleash your creativity with anything crazy.
Just as a reminder, these are only subcategories; you don't have to enter them specifically to win the main prize.
Your submission must conform to the following rules:
- It must be Open Source
- It must be hosted on a public git repository, such as github.com
- If it is a cartridge, it must use the version 2 cartridge format
- It must be deployable on a small gear
- Your project must be respectful of others, and not promote anything illegal, offensive, or harmful.
The winners of the main prize as well as the subcategories are going to be invited to give a short presentation about their submission at the Developer Conference, where the winners will be announced as well. All submissions are due by February 1st, 2015.
The purpose of this competition is to support development of new projects and tools. The organizers reserve right to reject applications that are not innovative or creative.
There are several resources you might find useful: