Got a Maple application that will knock our socks off? Something with cool images, elegant math, or just a great introduction to using Differential Equations? We want to see it!
Maplesoft is running a contest to find the best new Maple applications out there. To enter, simply contribute your document on the Maple Application Center
, including the line “The Maplesoft Great Application Contest” in the Comments box. (However, all submissions to the Maple Application Center will automatically be considered.)
Submissions must be received by January 15, 2008.
One grand prize will be awarded, consisting of one of:
Apple iPod Nano
Canon Powershot digital camera A460
4.5” (114mm) reflector telescope
Deluxe wooden chess set
Runner-up winners will receive their choice of:
Maplesoft laser pointer pen
Award-winning applications will:
Be created in Maple 11
Make use of the new Maple “Document Interface” including 2-D math input
Be well-formatted and laid out; for instance, you could use tables to format your document
They may additionally have some of the following characteristics:
Use Embedded Components
Use the “Point-and-Click” paradigm
Make sure your application includes instructions. Some things to consider while writing the instructions are whether the document can be modified and re-executed, if a user will interact with the document using Embedded Components, and whether a user needs to follow instructions to use interactive tools.
The following Maple documents are good examples of appropriate applications: