A race to market: mobile app development can be fun and games
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So why a game?
For one, games are fun. For another, it’s a way for IBM to showcase its application development, mobile platform, web and middleware capabilities in an environment that encourages developers to try the tools. And finally, developers get the opportunity to show and share their creativity within an infinitely extensible game while trying out IBM’s newest generation of lightweight, cross-platform development tools.
So what it’s like? It’s a racing game where you can either play the game in simulation mode, design a vehicle and play it, or design an entire environment, complete with obstacles, courses and vehicles. The user will set the parameters, and then watch a video of the resulting race.
How do I get started playing the game?
Getting started playing the game is easy and fast. First you want to install the Code Rally Developer Plug-in (Link to downloads) to an Eclipse IDE (Go to http
• Join the Code Rally Community site – click here
• Download Code Rally –htt
• Check out Code Rally development at our Jazz.net project site – click here
Experience the speed, and the ease of use of IBM’s developer tools through this cool and exciting new social racing game. Build your team, showcase your development skills, and leverage best in class IBM developer tools today!