Visual Studio LightSwitch Challenge

Gary Schwartz / Friday, August 12, 2011

Infragistics, the worldwide leader in user interface / user experience controls and components, is sponsoring a contest to promote the creation of beautiful and useful application using the Infragistics NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch controls!  The judging will take place on August 24th at 7pm at the Infragistics office in Sofia.

The rules are simple!  The winning entry will be the most attractive and useful LightSwitch application using Infragistics controls!  Use your imagination to create something interactive and awesome!

  • The application must be built using Visual Studio LightSwitch
  • The application can contain no more than 4 screens
  • The application must include Infragistics LightSwitch controls in a meaningful scenario using our Map and Charting controls
    •  The prototype must visualize geospatial data implement a two way relationship between geographic data and attribute data from the database.
    •  The application must allow different symbolism depending on the card value of the data (color and / or shape of symbols).
    •  You can use various sources of geographic data (Google Maps, Bing Maps, SQL Spatial, file data (shapefiles) and others.
    • The application can use attribute data from any source - database (MS SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft Access), SharePoint, WCF RIA and others.
  •  Archived, sent applications should be of a size greater than 10MB.
  •  Address to send tasks
  • Deadline for receipt of the tasks - 12: 00hrs. August 24, 2011.
  • Winners must be present to win
  • Infragistics retains the right to use entries for marketing / advertising purposes and for inclusion as product sample showcases.

Winners will be announced by Jason Beres, VP of Product Management, Community, and Evangelism at Infragistics on August 24th at the Infragistics office.  Winners MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

Prize Allocation:

  • 1st place prize:  1  Kindle DX with $25.00 gift certificate for books purchase + Infragistics NetAdvantage Ultimate + Icons subscription for 1 year ($3,000 value!)
  • 2nd place prize: Infragistics NetAdvantage Ultimate subscription for 1 year ($1,895 value!)
  • 3rd place prize: All Infragistics Icons packs ($595 value!)

Since we want everyone to be a winner, all entries that are placed in the contest will receive a complimentary NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch product!

When: 24 August 2011, 7PM EET

Where: Infragistics office in Sofia.


110 B, Simeonovsko Shosse Bul .
Office Floor II
1700 Sofia, Bulgaria.