NS BASIC Corporation Announces Programming Contest!

NS BASIC Corporation is pleased to announce our 6th Palm Programming Contest. We're expecting some cool stuff this time, taking advantage of larger screen sizes and ARM Native code of the latest devices. In the past 5 contests we have seen great improvement of entries in quality, performance and sophistication. Here is the result of the last contest:

This time, we have three categories: Business/Enterprise, Games and Open. All registered NS Basic/Palm users are welcome to participate in the contest.

The prizes are $100 USD in each category. You may enter more than one program, but a program can only be entered in one category. Judging will be by NS Basic's experts. All judging is arbitrary and final. We will be looking at quality, performance, ease of use, sophistication and overall coolness.

All programs must be written in NS Basic for Palm, or be Shared Libraries for NS Basic/Palm. Entries may be commercial, shareware or freeware. Please indicate with your entry whether we can share your program or screenshots with the public. We reserve the right to reorganize categories based on number of contestants.

Send your questions and entries to contest© nsbasic.com.

The deadline is March 31, 2005 at 12 midnite EST.

The categories are


More about NS Basic for Palm OS
NS Basic allows developers who have used tools like Visual Basic to rapidly develop applications for Palm OS devices. NS Basic is a complete, powerful development environment. NS Basic includes features such as databases, serial and IR communications, signature capture, bar code reading, wireless communications and more. NS Basic/Palm is priced at $149.95 for a single user version. An Enterprise edition is available. There are no runtime royalty charges for apps created with NS Basic/Palm.

On the desktop, NS Basic for Palm runs on Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP. It also runs on Mac under Virtual PC and Linux under Win4Lin and VmWare. The executables produced will run on any Palm OS device using Palm OS 3.1 or later. The IDE is available in 10 different languages.

NS Basic for Palm OS is one of the most widely used Palm OS development tools. NS BASIC Corporation has been a leading creator of development tools for handheld devices since 1993. More than 15,000 developers in over 60 countries use NS BASIC's tools for Palm OS, Windows CE and the Desktop.

Here are some useful pointers for more information:
Tour: http://www.nsbasic.com/palm/info/Tour.html
FAQ: http://www.nsbasic.com/palm/info/faq.html
Specifications: http://www.nsbasic.com/palm/info/Specifications.html
For more information, please contact us at info© nsbasic.com.