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

For the retro-gamer in everyone, team 734m developed Lazeroids, a play on the popular 1979 Atari arcade game. The application won the innovation category for its "massively multiplayer, peer-to-peer, never-ending game of asteroids." Expert judge Ben Scofield, technology director at Viget Labs, commented online, "This is the most fun I've had judging a Rails Rumble entry in three years." More info.

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