10 cool Web apps developed in two days

Rails Rumble 2009 contest spawns social networking software, application testing tools and dinner-date making apps.

By Denise Dubie, Network World |  Development, Rails Rumble 2009, Ruby on Rails

Solo entry couch potato offered up AlertMe.tv, which won its division. The application alerts users via SMS and other methods when new episodes of their favorite television program are available for viewing. According to expert judge Brian Del Vecchio, "Nicely done: I am invited to use this site before creating an account, which is a nice way to show the value up front." More info.

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