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I would like to participate the contest but I'm programming very specific scientific tools for the work in a molecular biological lab. I know that I won't win with such an app but it's a nice possibility to get into Qickly and Ubuntu Apps since I'm only programming for Windows at the moment.

My question is, whether I have a possibility to explain what my software is doing and for what it is good in the lab. Also I have to provide some test data, that the jury can try it out. Is this possible and how I can submit those additional information?

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How can you say that scientific app wont win in the contest . I am still waiting for good scientific apps . –  Tachyons Jun 18 '12 at 14:50
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I'd very much encourage you to submit your app!

In terms of describing your app, it is really up to you how you spread the word about it, but here are a couple of suggestions:

  • When you're submitting the application to MyApps, add the information to the feedback form for the reviewers.
  • Write a blog post about your app, and submit it to the Ubuntu App Showdown reddit.

I'd personally recommend the second, as it's going to give much more visibility to your app.

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Thanks you very much for this information! –  snowflake Jun 18 '12 at 14:31
    
Thanks for your encouragement, I finally submited: redd.it/wa5fe –  snowflake Jul 9 '12 at 18:17
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Great, remember to submit it to myapps.developer.ubuntu.com as described on Step 4 on developer.ubuntu.com/showdown ! –  David Planella Jul 9 '12 at 18:38
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