GovTech: Portland Launches Annual Apps Competition

Mar 25, 2010, By Russell Nichols, Staff Writer

The apps contest craze has officially blazed into Portland, Ore.

Following in the trail of cities including Washington, D.C., and New York City, Portland has launched an open source design contest where innovators use data sets to create applications that address civic issues and benefit the greater Portland community. Developers of the best ideas and apps can win prizes totaling more than $10,000...

arynjosh :: September 27, 2012 - 12:02am

At least we know that the government is interested in developing through the internet. They are in touch of their techie side. - Markus Lattner

matt123 :: May 1, 2013 - 8:12pm

Portland is doing a good job on this, it will give some chance to those talented developers out their to showcase their talents.