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Конкурс на создание лучших Российских приложений для Nokia N900

Напиши приложение и выиграй Nokia N900!

Приглашаем вас принять участие в конкурсе по созданию Российских приложений для Nokia N900. Конкурс проводится проектом FRUCT при поддержке компании Nokia.

Вопросы по участию в конкурсе направляйте по адресу meego@fruct.org

Information in English

Welcome to the information page about competition to the best MAEMO program with Russian localization. The main requirements are:

  • The program should be published at garage.maemo.org before April, 15, but not earlier than March, 1.
  • The program should be distributed under GPLv2 or LGPL license.
  • The winner will be announced on April, 19, and the main prize (Nokia N900) will be given at the 7th FRUCT seminar on April, 28.

Please note that we do not demand that your program should have the Russian interface only; it can be written in any language, but Russian interface must be an option. If you have a MAEMO application but you are having troubles translating it, please contact us at maemo@fruct.org.

Правила участия в конкурсе

Правила участия в конкурсе

  • В конкурсе может участвовать любой разработчик или группа разработчиков. Разработчик или группа разработчиков может посылать на конкурс несколько приложений; в этом случае присланные приложения участвуют в конкурсе независимо друг от друга. Тематика приложений не должна противоречить законам Российской Федерации и этическим нормам, принятым в Российском обществе.
  • Начиная с 1 марта 2010 года, разработчики могут публиковать предварительные версии разрабатываемого приложения на форуме FRUCT - www.fruct.org/forum, и тем самым получить дополнительные комментарии и предложения по улучшению со стороны FRUCT сообщества.
  • Окончательная версия приложения (исходный код и собранный бинарный пакет) должна до 15 апреля 2010 года быть оформлена в виде проекта, размещённого на сайте garage.maemo.org. Подробные инструкции доступны по ссылке http://wiki.maemo.org/Uploading_to_Extras-devel.
  • В конкурсе могут участвовать приложения, опубликованные не ранее 1 марта 2010 года.
  • Все предлагаемые на конкурс приложения должны быть локализованы под русский язык и иметь русскоязычный интерфейс, при этом поддержка других языков не ограничивается.
  • Все допущенные на конкурс приложения должны распространяться под GPLv2 или LGPL-совместимой лицензией.
  • Победитель конкурса будет объявлен 19 апреля 2010 года в новостной ленте сайта www.fruct.org, а так же через личное уведомление по электронной почте.
  • Награждение победителя состоится 28 апреля 2010 года, на торжественной церемонии открытия 7ой конференции FRUCT (http://fruct.org/seminar7), проводимой в рамках недели Nokia в Санкт-Петербурге.
  • Главный приз – Nokia N900!

Вопросы по участию в конкурсе направляйте по адресу meego@fruct.org

7th Conference Software Quality Assurance Days

May 14-15, 2010, Kharkov, Ukraine

As the number one software testing conference on space of CIS and one of the major conferences in Eastern Europe, Software Quality Assurance Days is now into its fourth year of providing an excellent platform for all people involved in the IT testing fields. SQA Days is renowned for being a neutral, non-marketing conference which is organized by testers for testers and can thereby better address the needs of the Software Testing community.
SQA Days is a fine platform of dialogue and share of experience for the people involved in sphere of software testing. It is possibility to tell about the achievements, to show how to use different testing tools, techniques and methodologies effectively. And certainly it is new useful acquaintances. More information is available at: http://it-conf.ru/ru/content/242.htm.

Sun Tech Days 2010: A Worldwide Developer Conference

April 8-9, Saint Petersburg, LenExpo

Software developers, project leaders, system administrators and students are all invited to the Worldwide Developer Conference Sun Tech Days 2010. This conference is a part of world tour and will become the biggest event for Java and Solaris community in Europe! Last year Sun Tech Days in Saint Petersburg gathered more than 3500 attendees. Advance your knowledge at Sun Tech Days. Join expert technologists and fellow developers for a multiday immersion into enterprise technologies. Sun evangelists will lead a no-hype, code-heavy curriculum focused on just two things: providing you with real-world best practices and helping you to improve your development skills.
The star of Sun Tech Days 2010 in Saint Petersburg will be James Gosling - the author of Java, legendary person for developers all over the world. The second day of the conference will be opened with a keynote session from Oracle.
Register for the conference today, come and get to know everything you wanted to know about Java (EE, SE, ME), JavaFX, Solaris, virtualization, IDE, JavaFX TV, Java7 and much more! Participate and ask your questions in the Pavilion, take a training or try the new technologies on Hands-on-Labs sessions!
Participation is free of charge. Registration is required at http://sun.ru/techdays

Symbian Platform Opening

On February 4, 2010 the Symbian Foundation completed the open source release of the source code for the world’s most widely-used smartphone platform. The Symbian platform, which has been developed over more than 10 years and has shipped in more than 330 million devices around the world, is now completely open and the source code is available for free. The transition of this market-leading platform from proprietary code to open source is the largest in software history.


International Master's Degree Programme in IT

Tampere University of Technology (Finland), the FRUCT partner program calls for applications for International M.Sc. Programme in Information Technology.


The applicant must have a 3- or 4-year Bachelor of Science degree from an internationally recognised university, which has to be listed in the latest edition of the International Handbook of Universities. The B.Sc. degree should be in the field of computing, information technology, electrical engineering, computer science or another discipline related to the programme, entailing proficiency in mathematics, physics and computer science.


By March 15, 2010 the following documents are required (they are described in greater detail in the application guide):

  • Copy of the original Bachelor of Science degree certificate
  • English translation of the B.Sc. degree certificate
  • Copy of the original study transcript (courses of the B.Sc. degree)
  • English translation of the study transcript
  • Certificate of proficiency in English (IELTS, TOEFL or CPE/CAE)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Recommendation letters (a minimum of 2 recommendation letters from academic and/or professional referees with their contact information)
  • Financial statement and proof of financial support

Further information: http://www.cs.tut.fi/uniprogramme/