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Students Review Contest- Write on OpenSolaris OS/ NetBeans IDE 6.1

Event: Student Reviews Contest- NetBeans 6.1 and OpenSolaris OS (Website)

Organized By: Sun Microsystems Inc.

Key Dates:
Contest Begins: May 5, 2008
Deadline for Contest: June 6, 2008
Judging Period: June 7- June 20, 2008
Winner’s announced: June 25, 2008

About NetBeans 6.1 and OpenSolaris OS:
OpenSolaris is a full-featured OS with compelling software features such as ZFS, Dynamic Tracing (DTrace), Predictive Self-Healing and Solaris Containers, and it is built to give student developers like you a risk-free platform to quickly build, test, troubleshoot and deploy your innovations.

NetBeans is an IDE supporting whole loads of languages namely Java SE, Web & Java EE, Mobile Platform, UML, SOA, Ruby, C/C++ and servers namely GlassFish V2 UR2 and Apache Tomcat 6.0.16. In the latest 6.1 release, the award-winning NetBeans IDE has cool new features for developing AJAX web applications using JavaScript technology and delivers tighter integration with MySQL database.

Download OpenSolaris OS here
Download NetBeans IDE 6.1 here

About the Contest:
Post a review on your experience in using OpenSolaris OS and/or NerBeans IDE 6.1 and register the link of the written review here. Sun Microsystem’s judges will review all the submissions and select the winners.

The contest will have two groups: one for students who are not Sun Campus Ambassadors, and another comprising Sun Campus Ambassadors. For each group, there will be a grand prize of $250 in Visa Debit Card, and 5 second prizes of $100 each in Visa Debit Card.

How to Enter:
Post a review describing your experience using the new OpenSolaris OS or NetBeans IDE 6.1, install, reliability, performance, manageability, ease of use, new features, a tutorial, insight, tech tip, code sample, request for enhancements, etc. Your review must include a link to the Student Reviews Contest site. The review can be posted as a blog entry. Entries must be new material and not copied from something already written.

Complete the submission form here.
For Review tips here.
For Contest rules here

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