NetBeans Guess the Glyph Competition

Not all IDEs are created equal and the launch of NetBeans IDE 5.0 proves this beyond any reasonable doubt. With its release, we´re ushering in a new era for developers; one that values functionality and productivity yet, at the same time, supports innovation and collaboration.

We call this essence "Systematic Openness" and it is the spirit that permeates all things NetBeans.

The graphics below are a celebration of that spirit – each glyph represents the number 5 in a different language. After all, what´s more systematic than numbers, and, what´s more open than communicating across cultures?

Rules & Information

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Each week will give away five t-shirts to the people who match the most glyphs correctly with the corresponding language. You can not win more than once and in the event of a tie the winners will be chosen at random. The competition will run every week beginning Monday morning and continuing through Sunday midnight CET (GMT + 1:00). So if you don't win in the first week you can continue trying.

The prizes will be awarded every Monday with the final week of the competition ending Sunday, May 14, 2006 in preparation for NetBeans Software Day San Francisco. Good luck!


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The competition has already closed but let see how good you are. Use the drop down box to select the language that matches the glyph above and submit the form.

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