txtWeb's challenge sees plethora of ingenious apps

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 05, 2012 03:50 hrs

An app that lets you chat with your online friends without access to Internet ... an app that helps you build your own app ...! These were the kind of innovative apps that young developers came out with at the SMS-app developer challenge ‘App2Fame 2012’ held in Bangalore.

txtWeb, an open platform for SMS-based applications, has announced the results of App2Fame, a national-level challenge that offers a platform to aspiring developers to create innovate tools and applications. The context offers prizes worth Rs 7.5 lakh to the winners.

The grand prize (Rs 1 lakh) for the most-popular app went to @fbc app, which is a simple and secure app to chat with online friends via just an SMS, while the grand prize (Rs 50,000) for the open source category went to @phplib, an app that provides open APIs (application programming interface) that any developer can use to build an app.

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