The 8th China (Chengdu) International Software Design and Application Competition as well as the Chengdu Stop of the 2014 Global Creative APP Development Competition was held at the International Conference Center of Chengdu Century City on the morning of Oct. 16, 2014. The event was guided by the Software Service Industry Division of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Steering Committee of e-Commerce Programs of Ministry of Education, and China Software Industry Association, sponsored by Sichuan Provincial Economic and Information Commission, Education Office of Sichuan Province, and the Municipal Government of Chengdu, co-sponsored by IDG and Sina, and organized by Chengdu Software Industry Association, IDG World Expo, and Chengdu e-Commerce Association.
Focusing on the theme “To Promote Software in the mobile age,” this event presented a wonderful technology competition to APP developers. In the APP Demo section, 10 best APPs selected by the competition committee from a large number of creative works submitted to the competition of the Chengdu Stop demonstrated their work on-site. They are namely Gamepi, Master of Musical Instruments, ComfortBus, eParking, Home No. 1, OhMyEgg, TaoHome, Up!Bird, and HiGang. Seven judges commented on these works from professional angles and gave them guidance on how to improve. Finally, three most outstanding works – ComfortBus, eParking, OhMyEgg and Home No. 1 – won the top four of the Chengdu Stop and received entrance tickets to the final competition that will be held in Shenzhen in October. More than 500 APP developers, technology lovers and industry experts showed up at the competition of Chengdu Stop.
The Shanghai Division and the Shenzhen Division of the Championship will be held on Oct. 20 and 23 respectively, and the final competition will take place at Futian Shangri-La Hotel in Shenzhen on Oct. 24. The event is expected to attract more than 100 speakers who are industry leaders and generate report by nearly 200 domestic and overseas media, with more than 6,000 developers visiting the event.