WIMM Labs is hosting a contest focusing exclusively on Health and Fitness Micro Apps!Prizes:
-A free WIMM One to anyone who submits a novel, sophisticated, stable app with thoughtful UI (see criteria below). (Disclaimer: If you’ve already received a free device from us, we cannot send you another so that we can share the love!)
-$250 Amazon gift cards to the two best apps from this contest.Criteria: A winning Micro App should…
-focus on health care (patients, doctors, hospitals, medications, body data, remote care, etc.) or fitness (amateurs, professionals, training, competition, measurement, workout tracking, weight loss, diabetes control, etc.)
-take a complicated problem and sophisticated features and make them seem simple, available at a glance.
-solve a problem that LOTS of people experience. Please aim for large target audiences across multiple geographies.
-run perfectly in the emulator, and (hopefully) smoothly on actual hardware.
-incorporate Internet data and accelerometers to gain extra credit (Obviously, only useful to the goal of the app!)Process:
-Envision a micro experience that will improve general health and wellbeing. If you need or have ideas, see the Ideas forum.
-Consult the WIMM Labs Micro App Guidelines to turn your idea into a stream-lined user interface that can deliver relevant data at a glance.
-Download the WIMM SDK.
-Build and test your app on the included emulator. (If you ask for Internet data, get an emulator cert from email@example.com
-Submit your stable app here!
-If you submit your app soon, we will provide feedback, which you can incorporate into a revision. Using this feedback is NOT cheating!Deadline:
-Contest runs from RIGHT NOW until Sunday, Feb 19th at 23:59 Pacific time
-We will judge your final app at the deadline, not intermediate attempts.See the WIMM Forums for more information on this contest: http://wimm.zendesk.com/entries/20894923-contest-for-health-and-fitness-micro-apps-1-19-2-5Happy coding!
The WIMM Team