DonationCoder is running another whopper of a coding contest, with the help of Chris Hanscom (who runs

The prize is a copy of Microsoft Visual Studio Team Suite with MSDN Premium subscription (almost every application from Microsoft!), worth over $10,000!

So what do you have to do to enter?

  • Code a new, never-released application, using one of the free versions of Microsoft Visual Studio Express.
  • Provide the source code for your application (but you do not need to release this publicly if you don’t want to).
  • The winning program must be freeware or donationware.
  • Code any kind of program you want.
  • Post a reply to this forum thread and email mouser stating your intention to enter, well in advance of the deadline.

When is that deadline?

July 1st, 2008

Oh, my! That’s not too far away, so go read about the full contest rules and information and get coding.

Good luck!