InterSystems Python Contest 2024

Registration Starts: 15 Jul, 2024, 12:00:00 AM EST

Topic and Rules

We invite you to use Python in a new programming contest!
Develop any open-source solution using InterSystems IRIS or InterSystems IRIS for Health or IRIS Cloud SQL that uses Python (or Embedded Python) as a programming language.

General Requirements:

  • An application or library must be fully functional. It should not be an import or a direct interface for an already existing library in another language (except for C++, there you really need to do a lot of work to create an interface for Iris). It should not be a copy-paste of an existing application or library.
  • 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. Both could be downloaded as host (Mac, Windows) versions from the Evaluation site, or can be used in a form of containers pulled from InterSystems Container Registry or Community Containers: intersystemsdc/iris-community:latest or intersystemsdc/irishealth-community:latest .
  • 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 either the video demo or/and a description of how the application works.
  • No more than 3 submissions from one developer are allowed.
    NB. Our experts will have the final say in whether the application is approved for the contest or not based on the criteria of complexity and usefulness. Their decision is final and not subject to appeal.
    👉 Full details on the topic and requirements can be found in this post.

Technology bonuses

If the application satisfies some additional requirements, it gets additional technology votes. Stay tuned for the bonus description!

Who can participate

Any Developer Community member, except 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. Don't forget to highlight your team members in the README of your application – DC user profiles.

How to apply

Log in to Open Exchange, open your application page, make sure that it meets the requirements, and click the "Apply for Contest" button. Your application will be sent for approval and once approved will appear on the Contest page eventually.

Prizes and nominations

Experts Nomination

  • 1st place - $5,000
  • 2nd place - $3,000
  • 3rd place - $1,500
  • 4th place - $750
  • 5th place - $500
  • 6-10th places - $100

Community Nomination

  • 1st place - $1,000
  • 2nd place - $750
  • 3rd place - $500
  • 4th place - $300
  • 5th place - $200

Terms and conditions, rules, and judgment criteria

By participating in the contest you agree with the following Terms and Conditions.
Visit contest page to read and discuss the rules, nominations & judgment criteria.
Join InterSystems Discord to chat about requirements, technology, voting, etc.

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