InterSystems Grand Prix Programming Contest 2022
The annual competition for InterSystems IRIS developers is coming!
We're super excited to invite you all to join the Grand Prix contest for building open-source solutions using InterSystems IRIS data platform!
New developers are welcome to join --> create an account now.
In prizes: more than $22,000
Contest running: May 9 - 29, 2022
Voting period: May 30 - June 5, 2022
InterSystems Grand Prix is our annual programming contest to find the best application that uses InterSystems IRIS. We welcome applications on any topic!
Present any application which uses InterSystems IRIS as a backend (API or database) with any type of InterSystems IRIS API or data model.
You are welcome to improve your applications which you presented in the InterSystems contest series last year and submit them for the Grand Prix. And you are welcome to submit a 100% new application.
- Accepted applications: new to Open Exchange apps or existing ones, but with a significant improvement. Our team will review all applications before approving them for the contest.
- The application should work either on IRIS Community Edition or IRIS for Health Community Edition or IRIS Advanced Analytics Community Edition.
- The application should be Open Source and published on GitHub.
- The README file to the application should be in English, contain the installation steps, and contain either the video demo or/and a description of how the application works.
- Only 3 submissions from one developer are allowed.
1. Experts Nomination – winners will be selected by the team of InterSystems experts:
🥇 1st place - $7,000
🥈 2nd place - $5,000
🥉 3rd place - $3,000
🌟 4-20th places - $100
2. Community winners – applications that will receive the most votes in total:
🥇 1st place - $3,000
🥈 2nd place - $2,000
🥉 3rd place - $1,000
✨ Global Masters badges for all winners included!
Note: If several participants score the same amount of votes, they all are considered winners, and the money prize is shared among the winners.
🛠 Application development and registration phase:
- May 9, 2022 (00:00 EST): Contest begins.
- May 29, 2022 (23:59 EST): Deadline for submissions.
✅ Voting period:
- May 30, 2022 (00:00 EST): Voting begins.
- June 5, 2022 (23:59 EST): Voting ends.
Note: Developers can improve their apps throughout the entire registration and voting period.
Who Can Participate?
Any Developer Community member, except for InterSystems employees (ISC contractors allowed). Create an account!
Developers can team up to create a collaborative application. Allowed from 2 to 5 developers in one team.
Do not forget to highlight your team members in the README of your application – DC user profiles.
✓ How to work with InterSystems IRIS (for beginners):
✓ For beginners with ObjectScript Package Manager (ZPM):
- How to Build, Test and Publish ZPM Package with REST Application for InterSystems IRIS
- Package First Development Approach with InterSystems IRIS and ZPM
✓ How to submit your app to the contest:
✓ Sample IRIS applications:
Join the contest channel on InterSystems' Discord server or talk with us in the comment to this post.
We can't wait to see your projects! Good luck 👍
By participating in this contest, you agree to the competition terms laid out here. Please read them carefully before proceeding.