· Feb 7, 2022

Technology Bonuses for InterSystems Python Contest 2022

Hi Developers!

Here're the technology bonuses for the InterSystems Python Contest 2022 that will give you extra points in the voting:

  • Embedded Python - 4
  • Python Native API  - 3
  • Python Pex - 3
  • NoObjectScriptLine - 5
  • Questionnaire - 2
  • Docker container usage - 2 
  • ZPM Package deployment - 2
  • Online Demo - 2
  • First Article on Developer Community - 2
  • Second Article On DC - 1
  • Video on YouTube - 3

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Embedded Python - 4 points

Use Embedded Python in your application and collect 4 extra points. You'll need at least InterSystems IRIS 2021.2 for it.

Python Native API - 3 points

InterSystems IRIS introduces a Python Native API library that helps to interact with IRIS from python. Use it and collect 3 extra points for your application.

Python Pex - 3 points

InterSystems IRIS has Python Pex module that provides the option to develop InterSystems Interoperability productions from Python. Use it and collect 3 extra points for your application. It's OK also to use alternative python.pex wheel introduced by Guillaume Ronguier.

NoObjectScriptLine - 5 points

We are introducing several python APIs in this contest! And the bonus is yet another challenge: build your python solution with InterSystems IRIS and try to avoid using even a line of ObjectScript! IRIS Classes with only Embedded Python methods are OK though. Do it and collect 5 bonus points more!

Questionnaire - 2

Share your feedback in this questionnaire and collect 2 extra points! 

Docker container usage - 2 points

The application gets a 'Docker container' bonus if it uses InterSystems IRIS  running in a docker container. Here is the simplest template to start from.

ZPM Package deployment - 2 points

You can collect the bonus if you build and publish the ZPM(InterSystems Package Manager) package for your Full-Stack application so it could be deployed with:

zpm "install your-multi-model-solution"

command on IRIS with ZPM client installed. 

ZPM client. Documentation.

Online Demo of your project - 2 points
Collect 2 more bonus points if you provision your project to the cloud as an online demo. You can do it on your own or you can use this template - here is an Example. Here is the video on how to use it.

Article on Developer Community - 2 points

Post an article on Developer Community that describes the features of your project and collect 2 points for the article.

The Second article on Developer Community - 1 point

You can collect one more bonus point for the second article or the translation regarding the application. The 3rd and more will not bring more points but the attention will all be yours.

Video on YouTube - 3 points

Make the Youtube video that demonstrates your product in action and collect 3 bonus points per each.

The list of bonuses is subject to change. Stay tuned!

Good luck in the competition!

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